Track and Field hiring student manager

Drake Track and Field is looking to hire a student manager to work alongside Head Coach Asha Gibson for on-field data collection and processing, practice set-up and/or breakdown, and occasional video recording. The student manager would work directly with the sprints, hurdles, horizontal jumps, and relay events. The student manager must comply with set guidelines, rules, and regulations of Drake University, the NCAA, and the Missouri Valley Conference.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Asha Gibson, head track and field coach, at

Required Qualifications
Current Drake student
Schedule that aligns with track and field practice times (3 p.m.–5:30 p.m.) 

Preferred Qualifications 
Proficient with Microsoft Excel (or equivalent) 
Prior track and field/athletic experience
General digital and/or social media experience or working knowledge

Job Description
— Attend select practices to assist with practice set-up and/or breakdown, document practice results, and record select practice sessions.
— Attend track and field competitions to assist with the above mentioned. 
— Attend track and field competitions and perform special duties assigned by the Head Track and Field Coach, Coordinator of Operations, and/or Director of Track and Field. 
— Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and student-athletes having a range of backgrounds, interests and perspectives.

Time Commitment & Compensation
Candidates are expected to commit up to 3–10 hours per week. This includes practice sessions and travel for competition (extended hours may be necessary). Drake University realizes that candidates may have additional school and job constraints; these conflicts will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. This is a volunteer position. Starting on or before Feb. 15, 2021.

— Brette Jensen, Women’s Track