POSITION VACANCY: Graduate Assistant – Facilities & Events (Two Openings)
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY at kuathletics.com
Kansas Athletics Inc. has two openings for Graduate Assistant, applicant will have opportunity to indicate which position they would prefer, Event Management Graduate Assistant (Allen Fieldhouse) or Rock Chalk Park Graduate Assistant when submitting application. Both positions report to Facilities & Events and will assist with events operations and facility maintenance and improvement.
The Event Management Graduate Assistant (Allen Fieldhouse) will receive an hourly rate for one year, and a monthly stipend as well as payment of tuition, fees, and required course textbooks pending renewal for their second year. They will be involved with football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, rowing, indoor track and field, swimming and diving, cross country, and baseball, and the maintenance of the corresponding facilities.
The Rock Chalk Park Graduate Assistant will receive a monthly stipend as well as payment of tuition, fees, and required course textbooks. Built in 2014, Rock Chalk Park is a multi-sport facility that is home to Kansas Athletics’ soccer, softball, tennis, and track & field teams. Along with competition venues the facility also has locker rooms for each team and shared sports medicine, strength training, and meeting areas. Rock Chalk Park has not only hosted normal regular season events but also larger events such as the NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary, USATF Junior Olympics, and NCAA soccer first round games.
Both positions are subject to renewal at the end of one year for a maximum of two years.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; Admission to, and continued enrollment in, an University of Kansas Graduate School; General knowledge of all Big 12 and NCAA competition guidelines related to game management; Excellent organizational, oral, and written communications skills; Proven strong work ethic and ability to work in a team environment, Proficient in Microsoft Office; Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends; valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: Sports Management coursework or degree; Experience working in an intercollegiate athletic department; Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator.
About Kansas Athletics
Kansas Athletics, Inc. is a not for profit corporation which was organized in 1925 to foster development of intercollegiate athletics in conjunction with the educational activities of the University of Kansas. Kansas Athletics operates the varsity intercollegiate athletic programs (18 men's and women's intercollegiate teams) of the University of Kansas in facilities owned by the State of Kansas. A major comprehensive research and teaching university with an enrollment of approximately 27,000, the University provides outstanding excellence in education and research.
Kansas Athletics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.