The University of Iowa-Department of Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach, beginning mid-August 2021.
The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 21 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.”philosophy.
Responsibilities: The Graduate Assistant will work with coaching staff in all aspects of running a Division I rowing program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching, on-campus recruiting, and administrative duties.
Qualifications: Candidates should possess a strong rowing background, excellent oral and written communication skills, a solid work ethic, and a commitment to following Big Ten and NCAA rules. They should also look forward to working in a team coaching environment. Previous college coaching experience is desired but not required.
Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree and qualify for appointment as a graduate assistant at the University of Iowa. The graduate assistant must enroll in at least 50 percent (a minimum of five hours) of a regular graduate program of studies.
Salary: Per NCAA rules, compensation will not exceed the value of a full grant-in-aid for a full-time student, (approximately $23,300 for the 2020-21 academic year), plus a full tuition scholarship at the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences resident rate. This appointment also includes health and dental insurance.
Terms of Employment: Per NCAA rules, individuals may serve as a graduate assistant coach for a period of not more than two years except that if the individual successfully completes 24-semester hours during the initial two-year period, the individual may serve as a graduate assistant coach for a third year. Appointments will be based on the academic year (9 months) with ten equal monthly payments beginning September 1, 2021.
Application Process: Submit letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Andrew Carter, Head Women’s Rowing Coach Email to: email@example.com with “GA Coach” in subject line Or mail to: University of Iowa-Department of Athletics N311 Carver-Hawkeye Arena Iowa City, IA 52242
About The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/working-at-iowa to learn more.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.