Operations, Operations - Sports Information, Operations - Video Services
4 Year Degree
Western Illinois University, a member of The Summit League Conference, Missouri Valley Football Conference and sponsor of 19 Division I sports, is seeking applicants for the 2020-2021 academic year in the following areas:
Graduate Assistant for Athletic Communications (1 Position)
The position of Graduate Assistant for Athletic Communications is responsible for directly assisting the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications with the promotion/publicity of all Western Illinois University student-athletes and coaches. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to; planning and implementing communications strategies for assigned sports, in-game activities with statistics, updating stats for website publishing, writing press releases, game notes, and game programs, updating the department website, submitting honors for conference and national recognition, and other duties as assigned. This position requires the ability to work flexible hours.
Graduate Assistant for Creative Design (1 Position)
The position of Graduate Assistant for Creative Design is responsible for directly assisting the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications with design, creation, development, and production of all multimedia projects. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to; producing, filming, and editing video content, including features, interviews, highlight packages, and commercials for the department website, social media, and video boards. This position is also responsible for the creation of department social media graphics, print materials, and other duties as assigned. This position requires the ability to work flexible hours.
Graduate assistant positions include a monthly stipend plus tuition (employment is contingent upon proof of admission to the Graduate School). For all positions, email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Shelby Borchardt, at SB-Borchardt@wiu.edu. Please list the position of interest in the subject of the email. Review of applicants will begin March 1, 2020 and will continue until positions are filled. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in the position applied for. All application materials must be submitted to be considered for the position. All positions require the ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
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Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.
Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.