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Graduate Assistant, Sports Information

Tuesday, April 30, 2013  
Posted by: Human Resources
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Date Posted: 4/30/2013
Primary Category: Graduate Assistant (8/1/13 - 7/31/14)
Type of Position: Graduate Assistant, Sports Information
Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree, Must be admitted into the MAT or MBA program
Description & Details
SUMMARY: The Sports Information Graduate Assistant will assist the Sports Information Director with the promotion and publicity of Rockford College’s 17 NCAA Division III intercollegiate varsity sports.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sports Information Graduate Assistant will include but are not limited to assisting with all game day operations; writing, editing, and disseminating press releases, game notes and stories; producing athletics publications including game programs, media guides, and recruiting brochures; updating the athletics website (; compiling, maintaining, and distributing statistics; and operating computer systems including Adobe InDesign and Stat Crew.  Some travel may be required, as well.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field; admission into a Rockford College graduate program; previous experience in a Sports Information Office is preferred; Experience with and knowledge of Adobe suite and Stat Crew is recommended.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Sports Information requires attendance at most home athletic events, both indoor and outdoors; Extensive nights and weekends are required; Office work will also be involved.

How to Apply

Email a letter of application, resume and references to:

Nichole Hoey, Human Resources 

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