Graduate Assistant - Men’s Basketball

Students intending to get an MBA: you must receive a GA position before being enrolled in any MBA courses; once you have been enrolled in any MBA courses you are no longer eligible to receive a GA position.

* Individuals must be accepted into the Benedictine College graduate program in order to be selected for Graduate Assistant positions.  Furthermore, individuals must remain in good-standing in the graduate program in order to continue in the GA position.   

Position Summary

The Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, training, monitoring academic progress, promotions, fundraising and coaching team members.  The Graduate Assistant is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Benedictine College, the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).  Benedictine College is a member of the NAIA at the Division I level.

Essential Functions

  • Assisting in all aspects of the coaching and management of the men’s basketball program
  • Oversee peripheral members of the program staff
  • Recruiting and scouting in accordance with the NAIA, Heart and Benedictine College policies and procedures
  • Train and coach members of the program
  • Supporting the academic and personal development of all athletes
  • Visible, fully integrated member of the College community
  • Assist in developing camps and clinics
  • Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations of the NAIA as it relates to the program
  • Represent Benedictine College and the program in a professional manner
  • Responsible for being a proponent of the NAIA Champions of Character Program

Position Qualifications

Competency Statements

  • Commitment to the overall development of the student-athlete and the mission of the College
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Knowledge of and commitment to NAIA rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of sport specific skills and technique
  • Demonstrated success in recruitment. Experience recruiting scholarship athletes highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire student-athletes to develop to their fullest potential
  • Outstanding skills in oral and written communication
  • Good organizational ability and computer competency


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • * Must be accepted into a Benedictine College graduate program


  • Strong preference for competitive basketball experience, either participating and/or coaching.


  • Full tuition waiver (books and fees not included) with completion and approval of Tuition Benefit Form each semester.


An application scanned to PDF and attached to an email to is required to be considered for this position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Benedictine College welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds.