Graduate Assistant – Newman University

School: Newman University
Position: Graduate Assistant
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: Stipend, Meal Plan, On Campus Apartment, and Tuition

The Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistantship is designed to provide a learning experience for those interested in pursuing a career in collegiate basketball. This person shall assist in day-to-day event operations and departmental communication on a regular basis, along with coordinating practices, recruiting efforts and other needs of the program.


Work Performed:

Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Assist in all aspects of the men’s basketball program
  2. Develop relationships with student-athletes to help assist them with on and off the court player development
  3. Working nights, weekends, and holidays is an essential function of this position.
  4. Conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner at all times.
  5. Assisting with recruiting efforts within the program on and off campus.
  6. Assist with organizing student-managers.
  7. Knowledge of the NCAA compliance rules and passing of the NCAA modules.
  8. Assist with game video and scouting reports.
  9. Assist with office work and social media efforts.
  10. Assist with community engagement activities and be a lead person.
  11. Organization of all team meals on road trips and donated meals for home games.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the head coach.


Required Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  1. Completion of Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Must be accepted and enrolled full time (at least six (6) credit hours per semester) in a Master’s degree program (M.B.A. preferred) during the academic year (fall and spring semester).
  3. Previous experience in a college athletic setting.
  4. Genuine interest in and willingness to work with students; understanding of student attitudes, concerns and problems.
  5. Ability to exercise basic human relations skills in directing and motivating staff, and dealing with varied constituencies on and off campus.
  6. Strong organizational and computer skills.
  7. Experience living or working in a residence hall, peer counselor, or campus/student leadership position(s).
  8. Ability to work with others in a non-university setting, e.g., camp counselor, social work volunteer, etc.
  9. Experience in supervision, advising, training, and/or diversity.
  10. AED and/or CPR training preferred.
Applicant Information:

To apply,  email [email protected] and [email protected].

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