Graduate Assistant for Track & Field

Position Description

Mount Mercy University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant in M/W Track & Field which competes in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and NAIA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the Head M/W Track & Field Coach in all aspects of the coaching and management of the track programs; assisting and supporting game-day preparation; and execution and participation in all aspects of recruiting student-athletes. Additionally, the graduate assistant will lead efforts in the teams’ social media presences on regular basis. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the combined events.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a willingness to support the Mount Mercy University mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and service.

The assistantship requires acceptance and enrollment in one of the approved Mount Mercy University master’s degree programs. The position offers tuition forgiveness and stipend. Housing and meals are the responsibility of the GA. 20 hours of work per week is required.

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: with the subject line, “GA Track & Field.” Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Application submitted on paper will not be reviewed. Position is open until filled.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and smoke free campus.