St. Lawrence University is currently seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Alpine Skiing. This 9-month, student position (August 14, 2017 - May 14, 2018) is targeted toward graduate students seeking a master’s degree. Remuneration includes a very competitive coaching stipend, student health insurance, and eligibility for tuition remission (6 graduate classes per year in the University’s graduate program), and some meals are also included. The Graduate programs available are Counseling and Human Development, Educational Leadership, and General Studies in Education.
Duties/Responsibilities Responsibilities include assisting with the day-to-day operation of the program including but not limited to athlete development, team website and administrative duties, recruiting, equipment management, travel, video and feedback on the hill. Responsibilities will also include helping to develop and maintain the strength and conditioning program. Will also be working with the Development team.
A Bachelor’s degree is required with collegiate ski racing or higher competition and/or coaching experience preferred. The candidate will have a strong background in alpine ski racing, and knowledge of current equipment and modern technology. The candidate should have a valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements to drive a University vehicle.
St. Lawrence University, chartered in 1856, is the oldest continuously coeducational institution of higher learning in New York State. An independent, private university firmly committed to undergraduate liberal arts education and cross-cultural opportunities, St. Lawrence University offers a unique learning environment. The University’s 1900 students come from most US States and more than two-d...ozen other countries. Canton, the St. Lawrence River Valley, the nearby Adirondack State Park and the cities of Ottawa and Montreal provide the University community many social, cultural, and outdoor recreation activities. SLU’s homepage is at http://www.stlawu.edu. SLU is an EOE/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.