Sports Information Graduate Assistant at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas

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Job Description:

Job Title:

Sports Information Graduate Assistant


Location:

Alpine


Department:

Athletic Department


Posting Date:

05/13/2021


Until Filled:

Yes


Salary:

$777.78 Monthly, if taking 12 hours $888.88


Required:


Bachelor's degree (must apply and be accepted in one of many graduate programs at Sul Ross State University). Have previous athletic communications/athletic media relations experience either as a student worker, intern, or graduate assistant. Standard office machines; computer skills.


Preferred:


Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, public relations, sport management or related field. Possess a working knowledge of StatCrew and NCAA Genius statistical software; have strong oral and writing skills in addition to a thorough knowledge of college athletics. Knowledge in layout and design using Adobe Creative Suite or a similar program and two years of experience as a sports information/media relations student assistant is preferred. The ability to use Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, etc.), NCAA Live Stats, and Statcrew software are a plus.


Primary Responsibilities:


Sul Ross State University, an NCAA Division III institution located in Alpine, Texas, and a member of the American Southwest Conference, is currently seeking qualified applicants for a graduate assistant position in the department of sports information. SRSU sponsors 12 men's and women's athletic teams.


The successful applicant will work closely with the Director of Sports Information in covering all 12 of SRSU's sports. In this role, the successful applicant will be serving as the liaison between the media, student-athletes and coaches.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, web site maintenance; writing and dissemination of press releases and feature stories; layout and design of assigned game notes and game day programs using Adobe Creative Suite; assist with day-to-day operations of the sports information office for home events; travel to select events if required; collect and maintain statistical information; update and maintain sports social media accounts; and other duties as assigned.


Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. This position is security sensitive.


Other Information:


Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


About SRSU:


Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position opening. See http://www.sulross.edu our website.


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