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Graduate Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

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Work type: Part-Time
Location: Marion
Categories: Athletics

Job Title: Graduate Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

Reporting Relationship: Athletics Director and the Head Coach

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Basketball-Men

Summary of Position:    The reporting relationship is to the Athletics Director and the Head Coach. For Athletics, the primary responsibilities are to assist, support and encourage a successful intercollegiate athletic program representing coaches and student athletes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Coach to develop, manage, and successfully coach basketball, to include scheduling, recruiting, equipment management, reporting scores and statistics, and website updating.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all CL, NAIA, and NCCAA by-laws and regulations.
  • Ensure adherence with established institutional compliance rules, policies, and procedures as well as ethical standards of behavior.
  • Ensure satisfactory academic performance of student-athletes.
  • Ensure the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes.
  • Responsible for successful coaching of basketball, to include maximizing the team's potential/abilities, keeping athletes eligible, supporting the spiritual development of each player, and retaining athletes through graduation.
  • Assist to propagate a comprehensive public relations program.
  • Assist the operations of sport camps and/or clinics.
  • Assist in department fund-raising and booster events in accordance with University, CL, NAIA and NCCAA expectations, and institutional rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Learn, understand, and adhere to all NAIA, NCCAA guidelines and maintain up-to-date rosters, squad lists and other information keeping compliance as a first priority.
  • Assist in coordinating and developing organized schedules and submit weekly countable hours report.
  • Participate in long-range planning and assessment, attend all departmental training sessions and meetings, read and comply with all departmental policy manuals.
  • Assist in planning and implementing daily practice sessions. - (Essential)

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Required Skills

• Must demonstrate a mature and expressive Christian faith commitment.
• Needs to passionately support and articulate the University mission and vision for athletics within the context of that mission.
• Need to be gifted in supervising and motivating others.
• Must be creative and innovative; discerning and a thorough planner.
• Must subscribe to the principles and lifestyle of the Wesleyan Church.
• Counsel with students and refer as necessary regarding spiritual, personal, emotional or academic problems.
• Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with Indiana Wesleyan University's mission and goals. Support the policies of the student handbook with integrity.
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and create an environment of quality and innovation.
• Work within Athletic Department to foster an environment of cooperation and unity.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.



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