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Graduate Assistant, Sports Information

04/20/2017 4:00 pm


Date Posted: 4/20/17
Primary Category: Graduate Assistant
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 University’s 14 NCAA Division III intercollegiate varsity sports.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sports Information Graduate Assistant responsibilities 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, managing the athletic department social media pages and producing other digital media content; updating the athletics website (; compiling, maintaining, and distributing statistics; and operating computer systems including Adobe Creative Suite and Stat Crew. Some travel may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field; admission into a Rockford University 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
Review of candidates will begin immediately.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references to: