Graduate Assistant – Palm Beach Atlantic University

School: Palm Beach Atlantic University
Position: Graduate Assistant
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: Sunshine State
Palm Beach Atlantic University is a comprehensive, interdenominational Christian university located in West Palm Beach, Florida. PBA is an NCAA II institution in the Sunshine State Conference with an enrollment of 3,700 students.

Graduate Assistant position for aspiring collegiate basketball coaches is an entry level position and will be involved in all operations of program, included but not limited to: assisting coaches with scouting using statistical breakdown and Synergy; assisting with all individual workouts and development of players; monitoring all areas of academic enhancement including monitoring study table and conducting class checks; promoting the mission of the institution; managing and inventorying of equipment; overseeing community service; overseeing student-managers and their responsibilities; setting up and breaking down court and film for practice and games; conducting camp activities; initiating travel plans including pre-game and post-game meal coordination; recruiting in specific regions as designated by the staff; and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; admittance into a PBA graduate program; The ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule

Preferred:  Prior college basketball experience as either a player, coach or manager; Valid driver’s license; Strong organizational skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Computer literacy; Video and Graphics skills preferred

In addition: Upon acceptance, candidate must successfully complete all required NCAA compliance tests and certifications and comply with all NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. Upon acceptance, candidate must successfully acquire appropriate certifications in First Aid / CPR and AED before the beginning of the competitive season.

Salary & Benefits:   Tuition for two (2) PBA graduate courses/semester; $4,000 stipend (10-month)

Applicant Information:

Interested applicants need to email cover letter, resume and statement of faith to Assistant Basketball Coach Evan Sizemore at [email protected].

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