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Sports information graduate assistant (Wichita, Kansas)

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 09:01 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
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Newman University
Sports Information Graduate Assistant

Newman University seeks a sports information graduate assistant for the 2017-18 school year. The graduate assistant will assist the sports information director in the promotion of the university’s 18 sports.

The position is a one-year commitment beginning August 14, 2017, with a high probability of renewal for a second year. The successful candidate will receive a waiver for full tuition and fees, as well as room and board.

Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to, writing and editing press releases, coverage of home athletic events, maintenance of athletics website, graphic design, and promotion of the department’s social media channels. The graduate assistant will be the primary contact for a variety of sports, and night and weekend work are required.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and acceptance into one of Newman’s graduate programs. Candidates should have a basic knowledge of a wide range of sports.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a college sports information office, as well as knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Stat Crew. Candidates with photography experience are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Please email cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to Sports Information Director David Rung at rungd@newmanu.edu.