Graduate Assistant, Men's Basketball | HOOD COLLEGE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Coaching (50%)

  • Work with head coach and admissions on recruiting;
  • Assist with the planning and development of the men’s basketball program;
  • Train and coach during practice sessions;
  • Assist with team academic monitoring;
  • Assist in team fundraising.

Athletic Assistance (50%)

  • Game Management;
  • Assist the intramural coordinator with season intramurals;
  • Assist with event planning (athletic banquet, fundraisers, golf tournament);
  • Work with alumni relations on creating and updating our student-athlete database of alumni;
  • Work with our sports information director on social media; newsletters and interviews;
  • Assist with our corporate sponsorship outreach;
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • We seek a candidate who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and disciplines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, coaches, college administrators and parents.
  • High-level of independence and organization is required.
  • Available for weekend, evening, spring/fall breaks, and early morning practices and events.
  • Proven integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of men’s basketball are required.
  • Candidate should possess a strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified student-athletes.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Full acceptance into one of the Hood College’s graduate programs required.  Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations preferred.   

Technology Skills 

Strong computer proficiency in internet applications, SportsWare, Google System and Microsoft Office Suite Productivity products, such as, Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint.  Proficient with internet and email; and ability to learn new applications quickly including organization-wide information systems and department-specific software applications. 

Language Skills                                                     

Ability to read and interpret medical documents and NCAA guidelines.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customer, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills          

Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts timely and accurately, either manually by using a calculator which apply to team management. Ability to apply concepts to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability                                                  

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions. Ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate. 

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references.

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email [email protected] or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

Revised compensation plan added 5/17/2021