Sports Information Graduate Assistant

  University (IL)
  Central Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 06/19/20

Job Summary


  • The graduate assistant is primarily responsible for assisting in the media, promotional, and statistical coverage of 16 intercollegiate sports.
  • The graduate assistant will be the primary media contact for selected sports and assist in all others.
  • Duties include writing news releases, designing, editing and maintaining the university's official website, and preparing game-day programs as well as other athletics communication materials.
  • The graduate assistant also is active in keeping statistics for selected sports, event management, and other duties as assigned.
  • The graduate assistant works closely with the coaches of both the men's and women's athletic programs.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • The graduate assistant in this position will develop skills in human relations, supervision skills, public presentations, and communication and documentation skills.
  • Candidate must be available for evening and weekend events and comply with University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Acceptance into the University Graduate School; must maintain a 6-12 hour course load per semester
  • Evidence of sound organizational skills and strong work ethic
  • Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public
  • Demonstrated strong and effective communication skills
  • Outstanding computer skills



  • Previous intercollegiate athletics sports information experience
  • Graphic design and/or Photoshop & InDesign knowledge


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