Cross Country/Track and Field Graduate Assistant Position
Lincoln Memorial University Athletics
Location: Harrogate, Tennessee
Salary: Tuition + COA
Coaching - Cross Country
Coaching - Track & Field
Internal Number: Not Posted
Position TitleCross Country/Track and Field Graduate Assistant Position
Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for a Graduate Assistant in Track & Field and Cross Country. This position is responsible for assisting in the overall coaching and management of the men’s and women’s cross country programs and assisting with the mid. Distance/distance events within the track & field programs; within the philosophy of Lincoln Memorial University, the NCAA Division II structure, and the South Atlantic Conference guidelines. In addition to competitiveness, the Graduate Assistant will emphasize holistic student well-being and be a relentless supporter of Lincoln Memorial University and its athletics department. This position covers 9 credit hours of tuition per semester and housing.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES •Assist with the development and implementation of training plans for designated event group(s) during cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field seasons. •Coach student-athletes as assigned during practices and meets. Provide oversight and evaluation of student-athletes’ daily progress, including the students’ academic, personal, and athletic development. •Recruit prospective student athletes in compliance with university-developed goals. •Recruitment may include making initial contact with prospective students and families, assisting with campus visits, maintaining regular contact with recruits, maintaining notes in ARMS, and providing advice on the admission process, financial aid, and LMU Experience. •May be assigned additional duties such as equipment management, study table supervision, and assisting with social media. •Work collaboratively with other members of the LMU staff to integrate efforts and create program success. The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the major functions of the position and should not be considered a complete description of the essential functions of the position. This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other reasonable related duties, including special projects. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES •Undergraduate degree. •Acceptance or ability to be accepted into Lincoln Memorial University Graduate Program. •Strong collegiate background, or coaching experience in cross country and distance events. •Desire to coach within the NCAA Division II philosophy and SAC and LMU guidelines. •Ability to collaborate and participate as an active member of the athletic department and the University community. •Good organizational and management skills. • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. HOW TO APPLY Applications must include a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of 3 professional references, including each reference’s email address, phone number, and a brief description of your relationship to the reference. Application materials should be sent by email to Jeffrey.email@example.com. Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. This position will remain open until filled with review of applications to begin immediately. About the Institution - Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AA/EEO Statement - Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities. Background Check Statement - The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individual’s identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individual’s criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position. About Lincoln Memorial University Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or email@example.com. Connections working at Lincoln Memorial University
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Acceptance or ability to be accepted into Lincoln Memorial University Graduate Program.
Strong collegiate background, or coaching experience in cross country and distance events.
Desire to coach within the NCAA Division II philosophy and SAC and LMU guidelines.
Ability to collaborate and participate as an active member of the athletic department and the University community.
Good organizational and management skills.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Nestled in the pristine Appalachian Mountain range about 55 miles north of Knoxville, LMU's main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee, is scenic, historic, and perfectly poised to offer a liberal arts education. Our campus is full of activities for residential students, with 11 extended sites in surrounding areas and over 30 academic majors ranging from accounting to wildlife and fisheries biology , LMU provides educational experiences to suit your life. Combine that with o, and success is well within your reach here.
Most importantly, LMU is a close-knit community filled with people who care. Students can expect personal attention with an average class size of 14, which means at LMU, you can build relationships that last, and learn lessons that you can carry for life.