Sports Communications Non-Student Worker

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Posting Number G/R01687P Working Title Sports Communications Non-Student Worker Department Athletics Sports Communications About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 05/01/2019 Posting Date 03/25/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Classification Title Temporary Professional FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE .475 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

Assist with daily media relations and communications duties related to UGA’s 21-sport varsity athletic program. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign is beneficial. Basic sports writing skills and social media capability also required. Assist with Game Day operations. Having a flexible schedule and working nights and weekends are required. Assist with office/clerical operations of the Sports Communications department which includes answering phone calls, scanning documents, special projects and other duties as assigned.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Knowledge of collegiate sports communications preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

The physical demands and environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee should be willing to: stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee should be willing to occasionally sit and talk. The employee should be willing to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, and peripheral vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but escalates to high during athletic competitions.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you serve in any other departments within the UGA Athletic Association in any capacity?
    • Yes - I serve in another paid position
    • Yes - I am a volunteer
    • No
    • Unsure
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    1. Resume/CV




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    Posted: 4/17/2019
    Application Due: 5/3/2019
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