Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Drury University, Department of Athletics, is seeking applicants for a Track & Field/ Cross Country Graduate Assistant beginning in August 2021. This position reports to the Head Track & Field/ Cross Country Coach.
JOB FUNCTION: Supports and assists the Head Coach is all aspects of the athletic program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Design and conduct coaching sessions, recruit suitable student-athletes for Drury University, monitor student-athletes academic progress and oversee team study hall, pursue and implement fundraising projects, and oversee equipment management.
SCHEDULE: Temporary, Part-time, 12 mo., 29 hrs/wk
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Must possess a baccalaureate or equivalent degree from an accredited four-year college or university. 2. Must be admitted to one of the graduate programs at Drury University; must be in good standing, and must be enrolled in a minimum of credit hours per semester and summer to be considered a full-time graduate student. 3. Ability to show empathy and understanding to students during stressful times. 4. Ability to perform projects involving alphabetizing. 5. Ability to read and comprehend multiple instructions. 6. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to faculty, students, staff, and the public. 7. Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. 8. Ability to use a phone, fax, and copy machine. 9. Ability to run errands around campus. 10. Ability to use common sense and exercise judgment to ensure student success. 11. Ability to operate a computer and software, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. 12. Ability to accurately and effectively communicate information regarding campus events and departments. 13. Ability to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions. 14. Ability to pass annual NCAA rules test.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Applicants may submit resume, cover letter and references through our website (https://www.drury.edu/graduate/graduate-assistantships) or directly to Kgibson004@drury.edu
Additional Salary Information: Position includes graduate school tuition remission, housing, meal plan, books and a monthly stipend.
About Drury University
Drury University is a private liberal arts college in Springfield, Missouri. Founded in 1873, Drury is a blend of academic and pragmatic studies taught within a collaborative and personalized setting giving students broader perspectives when considering matters of career, life, community, self and service. The University enrolls about 1,700 undergraduates and graduate students. The Drury sports programs have accumulated 22 NCAA Division II National Championships.