Graduate Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach

University of Iowa
April 8, 2021
Iowa City
Job Type
Coaching Level
Graduate Assistant
Job Classification
Competitive Level
Compensation Type
Salary/Stipend, Tuition


The University of Iowa-Department of Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach, beginning mid-August 2021.The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 21 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.”philosophy.

Responsibilities: The Graduate Assistant will work with coaching staff in all aspects of running a Division I rowing program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching, on-campus recruiting, and administrative duties.


Qualifications: Candidates should possess a strong rowing background, excellent oral and written communication skills, a solid work ethic, and a commitment to following Big Ten and NCAA rules. They should also look forward to working in a team coaching environment. Previous college coaching experience is desired but not required.

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree and qualify for appointment as a graduate assistant at the University of Iowa. The graduate assistant must enroll in at least 50 percent (a minimum of five hours) of a regular graduate program of studies.

Salary: Per NCAA rules, compensation will not exceed the value of a full grant-in-aid for a full-time student, (approximately $23,300 for the 2020-21 academic year), plus a full tuition scholarship at the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences resident rate. This appointment also includes health and dental insurance.

Terms of Employment:  Per NCAA rules, individuals may serve as a graduate assistant coach for a period of not more than two years except that if the individual successfully completes 24-semester hours during the initial two-year period, the individual may serve as a graduate assistant coach for a third year. Appointments will be based on the academic year (9 months) with ten equal monthly payments beginning September 1, 2021.



Application Instructions

Application Process: Submit letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references to:

Andrew Carter, Head Women’s Rowing Coach
Email to: with “GA Coach” in subject line
Or mail to:
University of Iowa-Department of Athletics
N311 Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Iowa City, IA 52242

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