Search Status: Application material received by June 23, 2019 will receive primary consideration. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach- Men’s and Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country.
The Graduate Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist during practice and competition, with the primary responsibility of assisting with the endurance events and cross country.
The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA. In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.
Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required in the sports of track & field and cross country required. Specific expertise in the endurance events and/or cross country is required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential. Division I experience preferred.
Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend. Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.
Apply online at http://www.francis.edu/employment then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com.
Applications accepted until positions is filled. Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty; and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons
About Saint Francis University
Saint Francis University, founded in 1847, is a small Masters comprehensive, Catholic University sponsored by the Franciscan Friars. Saint Francis University's scenic 600-acre campus is located about sixty-five miles east of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Highlands region of central Pennsylvania, and provides an excellent learning environment for over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
Saint Francis is an NCAA Division I (FCS) member of the Northeast Conference with additional conference membership with the Atlantic 10 Conference (field hockey), Collegiate Water Polo Association(women's water polo) and The Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball). Saint Francis sponsors 23 Division I programs (14 women's and 9 men's) in addition to marching band, pep band, dance team and cheerleading.
Following the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis University's Mission Statement is "A Mind for Excellence, A Spirit for Peace and Justice, and A Heart for Service."