Women’s Basketball Graduate Assistant – Western New Mexico University

School: Western New Mexico University
Position: Graduate Assistant
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: Lone Star Conference

Western New Mexico University serves a diverse multicultural population of more than 3,000 students including non-traditional students. Exemplary teaching, quality programs, commitment to diversity, and enhanced regional service characterize WNMU’s mission. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, handicap, or national origin. WNMU is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.

Western New Mexico University (a member of the Lone Star Conference, NCAA II) invites applications for our Graduate Assistant positions to the Women’s basketball Head Coach. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Compensation: $5000 Scholarship per year, 6 credits per semester, $400.00 Mustang Bucks per semester to eat on campus. Free Housing is a possibility if hired by Housing Department as a Hall Director, but not guaranteed.

Anticipated start date: Beginning of August

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include assisting the Women’s Basketball Head Coach with:

  • Recruiting
  • Planning and running practice sessions
  • Supervising weight training and conditioning
  • Enforcing team discipline and rules of conduct
  • Fund-raising activities
  • Assist in camp programs
  • Monitoring the academic progress of student athletes
  • Supports the Head Coach in insuring compliance with all rules and regulations of the Lone Star conference and the NCAA II
  • Perform such other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or the Athletics Director

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree. Ability to acquire a CDL (Commercial Driver’s license) and to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification test required by September 1, 2020. Demonstrate a commitment to a successful NCAA II Women’s Basketball program, both academically and athletically. Excellent professional/interpersonal communication skills. College or strong playing background required. Must have the knowledge and ability to teach offense and defensive skills

Applicant Information:
please send resume, letter of interest, and three references to: [email protected]
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