Graduate Assistant – Wittenberg University

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

Wittenberg University is searching for a Graduate Assistant (GA) Coach for Men’s Basketball beginning in the 2023 fall semester (8/1/23). The university offers a Master’s in Sport Administration program that focuses on all aspects of coaching and leadership. The GA coaching position and enrollment in the master’s program will afford the successful candidate the ability to directly apply knowledge learned in the classroom to the athletes they coach.

The GA Assistant Coach will assist the head coach in leading all aspects of an NCAA Division III athletic program.
Essential functions include, but not limited to:

  • Assist the Head Coach with practice and game-day preparation and execution.
  • Evaluate, recruit, and graduate student-athletes.
  • Maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity.
  • Interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators.
  • Provide service to the Institution as assigned by the Director of Athletics & Recreation or the Head Coach.
  • Adhere to NCAA, conference, departmental, and university policies, procedures, and expectations.


For this position, we require that candidates have a bachelor’s degree,1-3 years of collegiate playing experience, and acceptance into Wittenberg’s Master’s in Sport Administration program.  Candidates must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to effectively and appropriately interact with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators.

Knowledge in the following areas is preferred:  Microsoft Office, athletic video and performance review software (i.e. Hudl, Synergy), social media, recruiting software (Frontrush).  A valid driver’s license is required; must meet required insurance qualifications found in Wittenberg Motor Pool policies and procedures. If license is from out of state, successful candidate will need to obtain a valid Ohio driver’s license within 30 days of hire date.
Travel is required as well as some evening, night, and weekend work.
Being authorized to work in the United States is a pre-condition of employment.

Additional Information:

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.


Wittenberg University is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our campus community. Click here to view our Title IX policies.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Employment at Wittenberg University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of applicable background checks including but not limited to: criminal records, educational verifications, driving records (when job-related), and/or credit history (when job related).

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Applicant Information:

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