Graduate Assistant – Bethel University

School: Bethel University
Position: Graduate Assistant
Position Type: null
Organization: NAIA
Level: null

Bethel University is pleased to receive applications and nominations for the position of Graduate Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. Bethel University is dedicated to shaping the next generation of Christian leaders. The applicant should consider the mission and perspective of Bethel University before applying. The position requires acceptance and affirmation of the University’s statement of faith and lifestyle commitment. Bethel University reviews all applications and hires individuals based on their qualifications for the position. Therefore, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, or military or veteran status.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of a NAIA Women’s Basketball program. Candidates must be committed to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete and be willing to adhere to all Bethel University, Crossroads League, and NAIA Regulations. The following duties are customary for this position, but are not all-inclusive — duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on head coach and athletic director discretion and institutional needs:

  • On-court coaching during team and individual training/practice/workouts.
  • Game day coaching, preparation, operations, and personnel management
  • Assist with practice planning, organization, and execution
  • Film breakdown
  • Assist with travel preparation and logistics
  • Scout and recruit quality student-athletes
  • Head coach of the reserve team – recruit, run practices, schedule games
  • Assist in the implementation of the academic program, including the monitoring of individual student-athlete’s progress to ensure academic eligibility, and referral to appropriate University academic resources
  • Assist with team equipment and supplies inventory
  • Assist with player development
  • Assist with supervision of team managers
  • Engage in fundraising efforts and other public relations activities as requested by the Head Coach
  • Plan and execute camps and clinics for perspective student-athletes and youth in the local community
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach

Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:

  • Must be self-motivated and team-oriented
  • Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport
  • Knowledge of NAIA rules
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Must be willing and able to travel and work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to build positive and meaningful relationships with student-athletes, a network of coaches, alumni, vendors, and donors
  • Working knowledge of Synergy and Hudl

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Acceptance into one of Bethel University’s masters programs
  • The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college basketball program
  • The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality

 Tuition wavier for masters program
 $5000 stipend

Applicant Information:

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