Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Bryant University, Smithfield RI, a NCAA DI member of the Northeast Conference, is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant Coach to assist with all phases of a competitive Division I intercollegiate Track and Field/Cross Country program. This two year appointment will begin July, 1 2021 and reports to the Head Track and Field Coach.
The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of operating a collegiate program, including recruiting, social media campaigns, daily practices, videotaping, home meet management, fund raising, student-athlete academic success, travel, compliance with all NCAA, NEC and Bryant University rules and regulations, etc.
1) An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
2) Acceptance into Bryant University Graduate School program is a condition of employment.
3) Should have collegiate and/or high school experience in track & field. Coaching experience in cross country/track & field is desirable
5) Other duties assigned by the Director of Cross Country/Track and Field.
The candidate must have the ability to effectively recruit and retain quality student-athletes and the ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms. A successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate student-athletes in a group or individual setting. The candidate must actively support the mission of the university by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our mission to educate and inspire students to discover their passion and become innovative leaders of character around the world. The candidate must complete the NCAA coaches recruiting exam, pass all background checks, including a driving background check and travel is required.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to accommodate persons with disabilities.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.