Graduate Assistant Men's Basketball

LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University – Plainview Campus 

SUPERVISED BY: Head Coach & Athletic Director 



GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Graduate Assistant is responsible for assisting in all facets of athletics operations that are assigned by the Head Coach and Athletic Director.


  1. Pre/post game obligations.
  2. Scouting of opponents.
  3. Facility supervisor.
  4. On-floor coaching.
  5. Film exchange.
  6. Travel planning.
  7. Supervision of conditioning program.
  8. Camp organization.
  9. Recruitment of student athletes.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Athletic Director.



Undergraduate degree is required.

Experience and Knowledge:

Prior experience in athletics is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Be supportive of Wayland Baptist University mission and lifestyle.
  2. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to be student-oriented with empathy for the academic demands of the student-athlete.
  3. Demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills.


Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.   If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Employee must be able and willing to travel and recruit.  Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver’s license.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.