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

Position Information

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

FLSA Exempt

Primary Responsibilities

St. Lawrence University is currently seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach for Men’s & Women’s Track & Field. This is a 9-month position (August 2024 – May 2025) targeted toward graduate students seeking a master’s degree. Remuneration includes a 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 a Master of Arts in Leadership.


Responsibilities include assisting the Head Men’s and Head Women’s coaches with all aspects of operating a successful Track and Field program such as: providing instruction, practice preparation, event coaching, recruiting, home meet management responsibilities, developing strength and conditioning programs, and other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements to drive University vehicles required.

  • Apply and be accepted in the graduate program at St. Lawrence University.

  • Ability to understand the needs of students, colleagues, and communities from diverse backgrounds, identities and intersections. Must demonstrate a distinct commitment to creating an equitable and welcoming environment that promotes diversity and inclusion.

    Preferred Qualifications

Collegiate and/or coaching experience preferred.

Salary $888 biweekly

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

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST01219

Desired Start Date 08/12/2024

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 Head coaches Kate Howard at or John Newman at

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

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)

  • Contact Information for 3 Professional References

    Optional Documents