Graduate Assistant - Track and Field/Cross Country

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a graduate assistant coach for the University Athletics Track and Field and Cross Country Teams on its Lebanon, Illinois campus for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Tuition and stipend are a benefit of this position. 

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a McKendree graduate program is required. Some travel is required.

Successful candidates will have coaching experience. Experience in Pole vaulting or Throwing events or Combined Events is strongly desired.

McKendree University, Illinois’ first and finest, is a private university in Lebanon, IL, just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, home of the 11-time World Series champs (St. Louis Cardinals) and the 2019 Stanley Cup winner (St. Louis Blues). St. Louis also boasts a wonderful zoo, a first-rate botanical garden, a vibrant art scene (both performing and visual), and a plethora of top-notch restaurants. 

Interviews will begin immediately. Qualified candidates should complete and submit the McKendree Employment Application and a letter of interest referencing job #GATC78 with a resume/CV to the Director of Human Resources at      

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.