Graduate Assistant-Men's Basketball

Job description

Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00872

Department Athletics

Reports To Head Men's Basketball Coach

Point of Contact Jamie Reynolds


A full-time GA: Works 300 hours total each semester of the assistantship (which averages 20 hours per week in a typical 15 wk semester). Full-time GAs receive a waiver of 9 credits of their graduate tuition each semester of the assistantship.

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for a part-time graduate student to work with our NCAA DIII Men's Basketball program.

Responsibilities include:
• Attend classes to successfully complete a graduate program at Marymount University.
• Assist the Head Coach with coaching, recruiting, scouting and practice planning.
• Perform game day duties as assigned.
• Monitor equipment inventory and care.
• Assist with organizational planning (travel, community service, study hall, etc.).
• Support player development and assist with roster management.
• Help with the planning, organization, and coaching at camps and clinics.
• Follow Athletic Department Policy and Procedures while providing positive leadership for student-athletes.
• Know and comply with allNCAArules and regulations, and pass the NCAACoaches Certification Exam annually.
• Must beCPRand First Aid certified.

Minimum Qualifications

• You must be accepted into Marymount as a graduate student OR upon being offered the assistantship understand that you must be able to show proof of your acceptance into Marymount as a graduate student

• You must be registered for at least 6 graduate credits during any semester in which you are awarded a GA position (and up to 9 each semester).

• For current students, graduate GPA must be at least 3.0. For entering graduate students, undergraduate GPA must be at least 3.0.

• Prior playing or coaching of basketball at the collegiate level.

• Valid driver's license and travel required

Preferred Qualifications

• Academic record and community / professional service will be considered in decision-making
• Accepted students enrolled full-time are given preference over part-time students
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Experience with a film analysis system
• Ability to work in microsoft office software package programs
• CPRand First Aid certified.

Special Notes to Applicants

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 25

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with the recruitment of qualified prospects to MU basketball program

Percent of total time 25

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with personnel development, mentoring and management

Percent of total time 25

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with coaching in practice and on game day

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with organizational planning and game day activities

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Other duties as assigned by head coach or director of athletics

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been accepted to Marymount as a graduate student OR upon being offered the assistantship do you agree to show proof of your acceptance into Marymount as a graduate student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Will you be enrolled in at least 6 credits each semester of the assistantship?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have prior experience playing or coaching basketball?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you CPR and First Aid certified?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 3/4/2018
    Application Due: 5/3/2018
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