Summary: The Graduate Assistant (GA) will assist the Sports Information Director (SID) with the promotion and publicity of the college’s Athletic Department. This person is expected to affirm, model, and cultivate the Christ-centered mission of Montreat College and the Athletic Department. The GA is also required to consistently and professionally serve the department and institution by means of accurate and timely communication with all Athletic Department stakeholders through a variety of outlets, while complying with all rules and regulations set forth by the NAIA, AAC, and Montreat College.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED; SEARCHING FOR AN IMMEDIATE HIRE.
Essential Job Functions:
Oversee assigned areas of the Sports Information department through quality coverage of sporting events.
Ensure excellent, timely, and accurate information on electronic and printed material that pertains to the athletic department.
Contribute to maintaining the Athletic Department website and social media platforms, along with marketing of the Montreat College Athletic Department.
Write and edit game summaries for assigned athletic events.
Help to guarantee accurate schedules, rosters, and athletic updates.
Ensure accurate stats at assigned home contests and oversee quick delivery of stats to opposingteams.
Assist with weekly reporting of stats and award nominations to any conference or national organizations.
Aid in taking, scheduling, posting, and disseminating necessary individual and team photos for promotional and website use.
Distribute all necessary communications from conference and national offices that pertain to the athletics department.
Demonstrate knowledge of compliance with the AAC and NAIA rules and regulations.
Assist with game management when necessary.
Display a hard work ethic and professional attitude at all times.
Assume other duties assigned by the Sports Information Director, as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution is required. Graduate Assistant will be required to be accepted into the MS in Managment and Leadership or MBA at Montreat College and stay academically eligible for the position by maintaining appropriate coursework.
The Graduate Assistant will report directly to the Sports Information Director and will be accountable to the Athletic Director.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email the following documents to Mr. Christopher Intoppa, Sports Information Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Professional cover letter expressing your interest and highlighting your skill set
2. Professional resume with at least three references
3. Statement of Christian faith expressing your faith journey and beliefs. This should include a statement of affirmation and support for Montreat College's Community Life Covenant found here: https://www.montreat.edu/about/mission/
Montreat College is an independent, Christ-centered, liberal arts institution that educates students through intellectual inquiry, spiritual formation, and preparation for calling and career, all for the glory of God.
We are more much more than a Christian college. We provide a broad, rigorous liberal arts curriculum for traditional and non-traditional undergraduate students. We also provide leading accelerated programs for adult students, including graduate, professional, and online degree programs. Our goal is to provide higher education that is high quality, relevant, and diverse—united by a single, clear focus.