Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
SUMMARY: The Graduate Assistant will support the work of the Department of Athletics by providing student-centered services that foster the growth and development of ENC students in a manner consistent with the College’s Mission, Vision, and Defining Values. The GA provides primary support to the Track & Field Programs, plus additional duties with the Cross Country program. Preference given to individuals with event-specific knowledge and experience. Candidates with multiple sport experience are encouraged to apply.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Provide assistance during practices and meets. 2.Prepare and plan practice sessions and event plans with the head coach. 3.Coordinate with the head coach on recruitment of qualified student-athletes that will contribute to the college and to the cross country and track & field programs. 4.Assist with fundraising activities as requested. 5.Monitor student-athlete academic success in collaboration with CAS and Athletic Department programs. 6.Mentoring of student-athletes in spiritual and personal growth. 7.Other administrative duties include travel arrangements, scheduling of contests, and equipment management. 8.Other duties as assigned by the head coach.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Collaborates with other Student Development departments and the broader campus community to facilitate a seamless educational experience and foster holistic student development. This will include college committee assignments. 2.Attend team, Department of Athletics, and Student Development Division meetings when not in conflict with academic requirements. 3.Duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience as an intercollegiate athlete in cross country or track & field is preferred. Must have an established record of excellent mentoring relationships with students, collegial relationships with staff and faculty. Excellent event management skills and strong organizational and administrative skills are also necessary. Graduate assistants must be enrolled full-time in an Eastern Nazarene College graduate program. A strong and vibrant Christian faith that connects to the mission, vision, and values of the college is required.
Additional Salary Information: Graduate school tuition
About Eastern Nazarene College
Eastern Nazarene College, a four-year, liberal arts, residential college of the Church of the Nazarene, located on Boston's South Shore, seeks qualified persons to join a multi-cultural community to fill faculty and staff positions. ENC encourages women and minorities to apply. Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church.