Track and field graduate assistant

Part-time/10 months

Bachelor’s degree required and acceptance into Bluffton University’s graduate school program. Strong organizational, interpersonal and computer skills are required. Appropriate knowledge of track & field with a focus on the throws event group.


As assistant coach, assist in providing coaching leadership during practices and during meets. Recruiting and related responsibilities (i.e. phone calls, on and off campus athletic recruiting).

Other duties might include but are not limited to the following: assist with team travel, meet preparation, equipment care and inventory, alumni relations or other duties to be assigned by the head coach. The director of athletics will serve as the supervisor for secondary activities that can be added to fill out a GA’s load assignment throughout the year.  Potential secondary responsibilities could be but are not limited to the following: facility duties assist with event management, intramural program supervision and sports information assignments.  These additional assignments are subject to qualifications and availability and will be determined by the director of athletics in consultation with respective head coaches.

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Organizational Management (MAOM) or Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)

Full tuition waiver with competitive stipend and room and board.


Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until this position is filled.

Applications are considered complete when all of the following materials have been submitted:

Bluffton University employment requirements

Send employment application materials to:
Scott Black, head track & field/cross country coach
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Employment decisions are based on merit and university needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. As a religious institution, Bluffton University expressly reserves its rights to appoint faculty and staff who share a commitment to the Christian faith which is consistent with the Mennonite/Anabaptist beliefs of the university’s founding and supporting church. EOE.