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St. Lawrence University Graduate Assistant - Men's and Women's Track and Field (2 openings) in Canton, New York

Position Information

Position Title Graduate Assistant - Men's and Women's Track and Field (2 openings)

FLSA Exempt

Primary Responsibilities

St. Lawrence University is currently seeking applicants for a 2 Graduate Assistant positions for Men’s and Women’s Track and Field. This 9-month position (August 2023 – May 2024) is targeted toward graduate students seeking a master’s degree. Remuneration includes a very competitive coaching stipend, student health insurance, and eligibility for tuition remission (6 graduate classes per year in the University’s graduate program). St Lawrence offers Graduate programs in Educational Leadership.


Responsibilities include providing instruction, primary event responsibilities will include track and field sprints, jumps, hurdles, and/or throws, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree is required. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. A valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements to drive University vehicles required. Must apply and be accepted in the graduate program at St. Lawrence University.

The candidate must have the ability to understand the needs of students, colleagues, and communities from diverse backgrounds, identities and intersections. They must demonstrate a distinct commitment to creating an equitable and welcoming environment that promotes diversity and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications

Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.

Status (FT, PT, Seasonal, Temp) FT Seasonal

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00857

Desired Start Date 08/14/2023

Open Date (to accept applications)

Close Date (date applications will not be considered)

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application form and upload required documents in the “applicant documents” section of the form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Kate Howard or John Newman

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University policy requires all employees and students to be up to date with available vaccinations against Covid-19 including, as applicable, a booster shot. Individuals may apply for a medical or religious exemption from this policy.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Do you hold a valid driver's license?
  • Yes

  • No

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Resume

  • Diversity Statement (a brief statement about your approach or ideas for promoting diversity and inclusion)

  • A List of 3 Professional References

    Optional Documents