St. Lawrence University Seeks Graduate Assistant Coach

BrainspiralApril 20, 2015


St. Lawrence University is currently seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant Coach for Nordic Skiing. This 9-month, Graduate Assistant position (August 15, 2015 – May 15, 2016) is targeted toward graduate students seeking a master’s degree.  Remuneration includes a very competitive coaching stipend, student health insurance, and eligibility for tuition remission (6 graduate classes per year in the University’s graduate program, some meals are also included.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include assisting in team training, designing training plans, equipment preparation and management (i.e. waxing), training camp and race travel logistics along with other administrative tasks as assigned by the Head Coach.

Secondary Duties: These can include but are not limited to a variety of athletic department duties such as game management, intramural program implementation, facility supervision, etc.


Bachelor’s degree is required and collegiate playing and/or coaching experience is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. A valid driver’s license is also required.

To apply, qualified and interested candidates should send via mail or email, a letter of application, resumé, and 3 references including their name, phone number and or email to: Ethan Townsend, Head Coach, Nordic Skiing, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. Email

For more details and to apply to the position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Located in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a competitive NCAA Division III liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students. Skiing is a charter member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.


The University seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students, with a commitment to fostering excellence through an atmosphere intellectually and socially enriching for the entire community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.  For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLU’s homepage at

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


Loading Facebook Comments ...

Leave a Reply