The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for a Sports Information Graduate Assistant.
A graduate assistant position at the University of Jamestown offers the successful applicant a path towards a professional career.
The successful candidate will assist the Sports Information Director in all facets of the sports information office. Assist with game management, including in-game stat keeping using DakStats software, coordinating webcasts of home events using Production Truck/Wirecast software and other game day duties as assigned.
Assist SID with website management, including game stories and sport program updates, promote University of Jamestown student-athletes and coaches across traditional and emerging media communication vehicles, design and layout of several publications, historical research and accurate archiving of athletic records and building photographical databases.
Requirements include a familiarity with college sports. Strong grasp of English language and ability to write coherent press releases and sports stories. Willingness to learn on the fly. Must be available for the majority of fall, winter, and spring sports; including evenings and weekends.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and must be accepted into University of Jamestown graduate school. Applicants should have strong oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, DakStats, and Microsoft Office software is a plus. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram) to promote news and events accordingly.
About University of Jamestown
University of Jamestown, established in 1883 by Presbyterian settlers, is a private, residential, liberal arts college of nearly 1,000 students. UJ is ranked 29th among regional colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, was the first North Dakota college to be ranked a top tier school by U.S. News and World Report, is ranked Best Midwestern colleges by Princeton Review and is ranked number one college in North Dakota by Niche.