Utah State University

Graduate Assistant Sprints/Hurdles Utah State University

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(8/1/2022 10:51 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 Hours per week
Women's Track & Field
Advertised Salary
$1,000 stipend per month


Utah State University is a land grant institution located in Logan Utah. We are a Division 1 NCAA program that competes in the Mountain West Conference. We are a fully funded Men's and Women's program.


The position is for a Graduate Assistant in the Sprints and Hurdles. This position will report the head coach. However, they will work daily with the current sprints coach in order to help him run practice and help get athletes ready for competitions.


Report directly to the Director of Athletics and Head Track and Field Coach. This position is primarily responsible for assisting in all facets of our Track and Field program, more specifically working with and helping develop athletes in the sprint/hurdle events. Altogether, the candidate will primarily assist the sprints and horizontal jumps coach with practice, program design, weight room and meet preparation. Other duties include filming, scouting, recruiting, academic, conduct monitoring and any other duties assigned by the head coach.


Minor duties may include but not be limited to setting up for meets (both cross country and Track and field). They may also be asked to help out with team socials and meetings as well as with other duties while we are on the road. This may include picking up refueling items or preordered meals. They will also help out with recruiting responsibilities. This may include giving campus tours, taking athletes to appointments on campus and various other activities related to recruiting.


Additionally, candidates will be involved with scheduling, budget management, equipment ordering, inventory, and public relations.



The candidate must have an undergraduate degree in any field, preferably related to athletics or exercise science.  Admission into USU Graduate Program required


The candidate should have collegiate track and field experience in the sprinting events. Either as an athlete or as a coach. Preferably having been an athlete themselves.


Key Competencies:

  • Computer skills (Excel and Word)
  • Organizational skill and the ability to plan workouts
  • Social media skills

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$1,000 stipend per month


The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (50 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting.

The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*Updated 08/2022


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