Graduate Assistant – Lakeland University

School: Lakeland University
Position: Graduate Assistant
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III

Lakeland University, an independent liberal arts institution located in Wisconsin, wishes to hire for an open Graduate Assistant position on our Men’s Basketball team to start as soon as possible.

The Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant will assist the Head Coach with promoting the Men’s Basketball Program, sportsmanship, and program integrity in compliance with standards set forth by the governing body, in alignment with understanding and becoming an ambassador of the Lakeland University Athletic Mission statement. The position is designed to enrich the leadership and coaching abilities for the selected candidate.

This is stipend-paid position and includes tuition remission for any Lakeland Graduate University Program.



To assist the Head Coach, primarily with recruiting, organizing and running practices, fundraising, promotional activities, and other related assigned responsibilities.



A successful candidate will be a positive role model to our student-athletes on and off the court, exhibit strong leadership, and strive to develop those leadership capabilities within our student-athletes.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Monitoring and assisting student-athletes with academic success
  • Effectively recruiting quality student-athletes
  • Assisting the head coach with any/all aspects of the program
  • Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  • Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into the Lakeland University graduate school program are required.
  • Experience and/or coaching basketball is required.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record.



  • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility and related functions is required
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality;
  • Ability to effectively manage time and priorities;
  • Ability to prioritize office workflow and make effective administrative decisions to increase efficiency, accuracy, and productivity;
  • Demonstrated ability to tactfully and effectively communicate (written and verbal) with a variety of individuals;
  • Strong critical thinking skills;
  • Demonstrates organizational ability, and attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment ;
  • Ability to work evenings or weekends as needed.



  • Moderate to strenuous physical activity is part of the position. Requires the ability to run at a reasonable pace.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
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