Grinnell Chamber

Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach

Part time
Posted: 04/14/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


Grinnell College, Department of Physical Education/Intercollegiate Athletics, has an opening for a part-time Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach.

Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in planning/conducting training sessions, meet organization, and supervision. The seasonal coach helps lead and motivate student-athletes to both athletic and academic success.
Candidate’s responsibilities will average 25 hours per week over nine months, but time commitment will vary between competition season and off-season recruiting. Must be able to work nights and weekends. ($15,000 for 9 or 10 months of part-time work). This position is not benefits eligible.


  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to coach at the college level.
  • Candidates should possess an understanding of NCAA Division III and conference rules and regulations.
  • Candidates need to possess a strong work ethic and organizational skills.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.
  • This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Having participated or coached in cross country or track & field is preferred.
  • Values diversity, equity, and inclusion

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