Graduate Assistant: Communications – Athletics

  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Jun 10, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Athletics & Coaching

Job Description

Graduate Assistant: Communications – Athletics Academic Year 2022-2023

Overview:
The Sports Information Graduate Assistant will be working with their assigned sports, which could include volleyball, soccer, basketball, tennis, track and field or cross country. The candidate’s background and abilities will determine sport assignments. The candidate will write releases, edit and design media guides, game notes, maintain historical records, compile statistics, maintain and upkeep their assigned section of the Athletic Department’s website (strichwolves.com), create social media posts (game day, final score), and assist with video interviews. Gameday responsibilities across different sports include inputting statistics, social media development and streaming video. Some occasional travel with teams will be required, as well as working events on nights and weekends. Regular office hours will be maintained. Candidates must maintain full time status in an eligible Cardinal Stritch University graduate program

Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Game Management
• Assisting in all gameday-related tasks
• Assist with all aspects of games and events sports information
• Follow all applicable NAIA, CCAC and Cardinal Stritch University policies and guidelines

Web Site Management
• Assist with creating and publishing digital content for assigned sports and events
• Assist with updating website content such as rosters, schedules, bios and press releases
• Assist with statistical record keeping, research and archiving for the sport
• Creating Graphics, Media Guides and Historical Records

Video Streaming Management
• Produce video streaming events
• Assist with video interviews

Other
• Staying in contact with coaches to get up-to-date changes
• Occasional Travel (post-season conference tournaments)
• Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• N/A


Qualifications:
• Maintain full time status in an eligible Cardinal Stritch University graduate program
• Bachelor’s degree is required in journalism, communication, sport management or a related field
• At least one year of working experience in the college or professional sports communications fields.

Cardinal Stritch University is a Catholic, Franciscan university rooted in four key Franciscan values: creating a caring community, sharing compassion, reverencing creation and peacemaking. Our mission is to transform lives through value-centered education.

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Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)