Athletic Marketing & Fan Engagement Graduate AssistantLocation:
Athletic DepartmentPosting Date:
$777.78 Monthly, if taking 12 hours $888.88Required:
Bachelor’s degree (must apply and be accepted in one of many graduate programs at Sul Ross State University). The desired interest to work in the sport industry, specifically collegiate athletics. Must have basic customer service and communication skills as this position will need to communicate with the public effectively. Should be aware of the urgency of specific projects and the importance that their deadlines are met. Standard office machines; computer skills.Preferred:
Bachelor’s degree in sport management, marketing, business, public relations, or related field. Have previous collegiate athletic experience whether playing or administration or communications experience. Have some supervision experience is a plus. The ability to use Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, etc.). Social media and graphic design skills are also a plus.Primary Responsibilities:
Sul Ross State University, an NCAA Division III institution located in Alpine, Texas, and a member of the American Southwest Conference, is currently seeking qualified applicants for a graduate assistant position in the department of athletics. SRSU sponsors 12 men’s and women’s athletic teams.
The successful applicant will work closely with the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, Athletics Business Coordinator and Director of Athletics in generating a successful fan experience. In this role, the successful applicant will be serving as the primary marketing contact for SRSU athletics.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, overseeing all home sporting event operations; assist with recruiting, hiring and managing of athletic interns and student-workers; creating new strategies to market and promote SRSU athletics; consolidate ticket operations; assist with community outreach; writing public address and promotional scripts; update and maintain social media accounts; and other duties as assigned.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. This position is security sensitive.Other Information:
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERAbout SRSU:
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position opening. See http://www.sulross.edu our website.