The Sports Communication Graduate Assistant at Upper Iowa University reports directly to the Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Communication and is responsible for assisting the assistant athletics director in the planning and execution of all aspects and facets of a successful sports communication office at the NCAA Division II level. The Upper Iowa Sports Communication Office covers all 20 NCAA Division II sport programs, as well as the Athletic Training Program and UIU’s varsity teams (i.e. Cheerleading, Esports, Men’s Bowling, plus one more coming soon) through UIUPeacocks.com, social media, text messaging, newsletters, statistics, graphics, video, photographs, as well as live and taped broadcasts. The graduate assistant will be the primary contact for several sport programs at UIU and the secondary contact for the remaining ones. The graduate assistant will ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, NSIC, GLVC and GLIAC policies, procedures, and regulations.
This is a 10-month position with the opportunity to renew for a second year, which is subject to the individual maintaining a 3.0 GPA and meeting University expectations. Compensation includes a monthly stipend and tuition assistance. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree and be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1569. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Upper Iowa University
Since 1857, Upper Iowa University has been preparing students to succeed—in the classroom and in the world. That rich history, coupled with a student-centered mission, has created a springboard for UIU to become a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced study.From our Fayette Campus to our U.S. Centers, our International Centers to our Military Centers, UIU has the people in place to help you succeed.Through our student success stories, you’ll learn how others have benefited from a UIU education—and you’ll begin to understand the significant advantages a UIU education can bring to your life, and ultimately to the lives of your family members.