Graduate Assistantship: Marketing and Communication

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  • The assistantship requires a minimum 20 hours per week commitment from mid-August through mid-May.
  • An annual stipend of $7,500 and an in-state tuition waiver for 9 credit hours (employee is responsible for student fees) per semester.
  • Travel allocation for professional development and certifications are available per approval of the Director. The assistantship is eligible for renewal upon a mutual agreement.

Description of Duties:

  • Develop and implement a thorough marketing plan for Campus Recreation.
  • Maintain the Campus Recreation website, keeping appearance and information up to date.
  • Oversee the Campus Recreation mobile app.
  • Coordinate promotional and marketing needs for all areas within Campus Recreation.
  • Further develop and maintain social media outlets (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.).
  • Assist with special campus events, departmental events, and civic engagement programs.
  • Serve as the on-duty professional one or two nights a week and participate in the weekend on-call rotation.
  • Serve on committees as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree required in Business, Marketing, Sport Management or related field.
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0.
  • Experience in marketing and technology.
  • Experience with current web software and design products.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with students, staff, and faculty.
  • Must also be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Photoshop…etc.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working in a Collegiate Recreation setting.
  • Experience working with Recreation software packages such as IM Leagues, Collegiate Link, Innosoft Fusion, Reach, SubitUp.
  • Experience in Group Exercise and Fitness or Special Events.
  • NIRSA Affiliation.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor certified.

Application and Inquiries:

E-mail resume and cover letter describing your experience and qualifications, plus the names and phone numbers of three references, to Scott Haines at Best considerations by February 16.

Last Updated 2/13/18

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