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Graduate Assistant for Women's Basketball

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Work type: Administrative (Part Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Athletics

Job Title: Graduate Assistant for Women's Basketball

Reporting Relationship: Ethan Whaley

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Basketball-Women-IWU Marion

Campus Location: Recreation & Wellness Center

Summary of Position:    The Graduate Assistant must be committed to the Lordship of Christ, continually seeking personal growth through the regular practice of spiritual disciplines and creating spiritually rich environments for to do the same.

The Graduate Assistant will support the IWU Athletics mission of developing students’ Spiritual Growth, Academic Achievement, Leadership Development, and Athletic Excellence.

The Graduate Assistant must embody and promote the Wildcat Way biblical values of Kindness, Humility, Belonging, Integrity, and Courage in their life, work, and interaction with others.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction to student-athletes by showing techniques and working to improve performance during practice and games 
  • Provide feedback on individual workouts and group practice 
  • Assist in recruiting new team members and retaining current players 
  • Responsible for recording video footage, assessing plays 
  • Overseeing team travel 
  • Preparing for games 
  • Identifying skills and weaknesses 
  • Fulfilling other duties as needed

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.


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Current enrollment in a graduate program


  • Experience in playing basketball

Required Skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Work ethic
  • Character

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


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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