Graduate Assistant - Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Deadline for Applications is 03/29/2020
Code: 16388 Posted: 03/06/2020
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant –Cross Country and Track & Field Coach.
To be eligible, prospective candidates must be accepted into one of the Master’s Degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The Cross Country and Track & Field Coach Graduate Assistant Coach will report directly to the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a NCAA Division II Cross country and track & field Coach program. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside sponsors 15 varsity sports and is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with all aspects of the cross country and track & field program, including:
- Recruitment of student-athletes
- Program operation logistics, including team travel and ordering equipment
- Organizing, marketing, and running cross country and track & field camps and clinics
- Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes
- Develop and implement team practice plans and the individual practice plans
- Planning and execution of fundraising events and special events, in collaboration with Athletics Advancement
- Monitor the physical and mental health of athletes in collaboration with Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning staff
- Marketing of the program, specifically with various social media platforms, in collaboration with Strategic Communications and Marketing department.
- Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the Sports Medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches
- Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups
- Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.
- Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA
- Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violations of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he/she shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations
- Perform other duties as assigned
Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal skills
- The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality
- The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college cross country and track & field program, specifically within multi-events and jumps.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 29th, 2020 are ensured full consideration
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 03/30/2020