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Newman University Graduate Assistant - Baseball in Wichita, Kansas

Occupational Summary:

The Baseball Graduate Assistantship is designed to provide a learning experience for those interested in pursuing a career in coaching/college athletics. This person shall assist in day-to-day team operations.

Work Performed:

  • Develop relationships with coaching staff and team members in order to assist with the operations of the team.

  • Assist the head coach in planning and running team training sessions.

  • Assist with scouting reports.

  • Aid in recruiting efforts.

  • Assist with coordination of travel planning and scheduling.

  • Coordination of mentoring, tutoring, or other assistance needed by athletes.

  • Conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner at all times.

  • Knowledge of the NCAA compliance rules.

  • Other duties as assigned by the athletic administration staff.

Required Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Completion of Bachelor?s Degree.

  • Must be accepted and enrolled full time (at least six (6) credit hours per semester) in a Master?s degree program (M.S.E. Organizational Leadership preferred) during the academic year (fall and spring semester).

  • Previous experience in a college athletic setting.

  • Genuine interest in and willingness to work with students; understanding of student attitudes, concerns and problems.

  • Ability to exercise basic human relations skills in directing and motivating staff, and dealing with varied constituencies on and off campus.

  • Strong organizational and computer skills.

  • Experience living or working in a residence hall, peer counselor, or campus/student leadership position(s).

  • Experience participating in or organizing intramural or co-rec sports.

  • Ability to work with others in a non-university setting, e.g., camp counselor, social work volunteer, etc.

  • Experience in supervision, advising, training, and/or diversity.

  • AED and/or CPR training preferred.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


  • 100% tuition remission including allowable course fees (does not cover facility fee)

  • This is a 12-month live-in position. Contract must be renewed each year.

  • $2,000.00 stipend paid over 12 months (may not be combined with work-study)

  • The amount equivalent to a Merlini Single room, free cable and internet access through the campus network.

  • Board (meals only offered when dining hall is open for traditional students)

Additional Information:

  • Graduate Assistant for Athletics may not hold other full-time employment. Other part-time employment in or outside the University must receive prior approval from the Director of Athletics.

  • Tuition remission scholarships are dependent upon enrollment in the course(s) by regular, tuition-paying students. The university reserves the right to move classes from the face-to-face modality to the online modality in order to ensure a reasonable minimum class size is met, at the sole discretion of the university. Tuition remission scholarships do not guarantee that any course will be available in any given modality, depending upon enrollment. If space is limited in any class, persons using any tuition benefit scholarships may be enrolled in the order in which they registered for the class.

  • As a condition for retention in the role, the Graduate Assistant must remain in good academic standing, which is a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

  • A criminal background check will be performed prior to employment offer.

Position is open until filled.

Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faith traditions. At Newman you'll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to help us empower our graduates to transform society!

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy of Newman University provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Newman University will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or in the interview process. Please notify the Human Resources Office at (316) 942-4291, ext. 2202 or email hr@newmanu.edu in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.