Graduate Assistant- University of Texas El Paso

School: University of Texas El Paso
Position: Graduate Assistant
Position Type: null
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Conference USA

The University of Texas El Paso is seeking a qualified applicant for a Graduate Assistant Coach in Women’s Basketball. UTEP is a NCAA Division I institution.


Responsibilities include assisting the coaching staff in all areas including but not limited to:

  • Coaching, individual workouts, administrative duties, preparations and film breakdown.
  • Must have knowledge of or be willing to learn computer systems and programs such as Synergy and Photoshop.
  • Preferred knowledge of social media including, but not limited to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok, etc.
  • Daily office needs (copying, printing, mailing, etc.)
  • Monitoring student-athlete academics
  • On-Court activities (rebounding, passing, etc.)
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Assistant to Director of Operations
  • This position is expected to adhere to NCAA and Conference USA regulations as well as the policies and procedures set forth by the UTEP Athletic Department.
  • All staff members are expected to model a high level of character, self-discipline and integrity which is associated with all members of the Women’s Basketball program.
  • Consideration for Graduate Assistantships is given only to applicants who plan to earn a graduate degree at UTEP.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Admission into UTEP Graduate Program required.
  • Evenings and weekend travel is required

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

  • NCAA Division I, II, or III playing or coaching experience
  • Familiarity with video editing programs
  • Interest in pursuing a career in Athletic Coaching and/or Administration

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities.
  • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
  • Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.
  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.
Applicant Information:
Please email Assistant Coach Heather Karner with cover letter, resume, and references.
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