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Assistant Track Coach, Part-Time, Not Benefit Eligible (Pole Vault)

Grinnell College
Grinnell, Iowa
This position is part time, non benefit eligible
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time


Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa and is ranked #15 on the U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.  

Grinnell College is a top ranked Liberal Arts institution that values diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility. We seek candidates that align with these values and have the ability and desire to advance our values and belonging within our community and the communities we engage. Ideal candidates will be prepared to collaborate and contribute to the mission and values of the college across all constituencies.


This position will be responsible for assisting the head track and field coach with all aspects of practice, preparation, coaching, and competition planning with regards to the pole vault group. The position may also include some assistance with the recruitment efforts for the track and field program, primarily maintaining contact with recruits throughout the recruitment process via email, phone, and video calls.  This position may also include other duties as assigned by the athletic department. This role requires the candidate to travel and work nights and weekends.

Part time position with considerable flexibility, up to 600 hours annually


  • Motivate student-athletes to both athletic and academic success Assist head coach with planning/conducting training sessions Work specifically with the pole vault group Set up practices


  • Bachelor’s degree Champions diversity, equity, and inclusion Ability to utilize interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate, motivate, and partner across all campus constituents Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and efficiently manage their workload The ability to communicate effectively utilizing various modes of communication Ability to effectively coach DIII track & field student athletes – specifically pole vaulters Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment Candidates should possess an understanding of NCAA Division III and conference rules and regulations

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