Bryant University, Smithfield RI, a NCAA DI member of the Northeast Conference, is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant Coach emphasizing in Throws and/or Multis. The position will begin August 2017 and reports to the Director of Cross Country/Track and Field.
Responsibilities will include: assisting with all aspects of operating a collegiate program, including daily practices, recruiting, videotaping, home meet management, fund raising, student-athlete academic success, travel, compliance with all NCAA, NEC and Bryant University rules and regulations, etc.
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Required Qualifications: 1) An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution 2) Enrolled into a Bryant University Graduate School program or have immediate plans to enroll into a Bryant University Graduate School program 3) Should have collegiate and/or high school experience in track & field. Coaching experience in Throws, and/or Multis is desirable 4) Other duties assigned by the Director of Cross Country/Track and Field.
The candidate must have the ability to effectively recruit and retain quality student-athletes and the ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms. A successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate student-athletes in a group or individual setting. The candidate must actively support the mission of the university by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our mission to educate and inspire students to discover their passion and become innovative leaders of character around the world. The candidate must complete the NCAA coaches recruiting exam, pass all background checks, including a driving background check and travel is required.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to accommodate persons with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: Includes a full tuition waiver, housing and $1500 stipend per semester.
Throughout its 150-year history, Bryant University has earned a distinguished reputation for innovative academic programs and technology that are marketplace driven and highly attuned to the emerging needs of industry and society. Bryant's close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs that integrate business and the arts and sciences, with an emphasis on... real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish for the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.