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Assistant Track Coach, Part-Time, Not Benefit Eligible (Sprints and Hurdles)

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. The position also includes assisting with the recruitment efforts for the track and field program including social media design and promotion, traveling off campus for meets, maintaining contact with recruits throughout the recruitment process via email, phone, and video calls, and helping coordinate campus visits for prospective students-athletes. This position also includes other duties as assigned by the athletic department. This role requires the candidate to travel and work nights, and weekends.

Part time 975 hours annually, Term Position


  • Motivate student-athletes to both athletic and academic success
  • Assist head coach with planning/conducting training sessions
  • Work with an event group – preferably sprints and hurdles
  • Set up practices
  • Data mine recruits from CRM tool and upload into Front Rush Account


  • 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 recruit and coach DIII track & field student athletes – preferably sprinters and hurdlers
  • 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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