Job Category: Student Services Requisition Number: GRADU01071 Schedule: Part Time
About Castleton University: Founded in 1787, Castleton is an academic community that values personal interaction with students and among colleagues. Your work will be appreciated here. You can help us make a difference in the lives of our students, and for the benefit of Vermont.
Basic Function: The Graduate Assistant will assist the Director of Athletic Communications with coverage of Castleton's 28 varsity sports.
Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities: • Supervise and coordinate game-day media operations and supervision of game-day staff, including statisticians for assigned sports. • Assist in fielding and directing responses to interview requests from local and national media. • Assist in the marketing and promotion of Castleton's 28 varsity programs. • Write and edit various communication materials, game recaps, game notes and sport-specific content for the department's website. • Coordinate, record, and edit videos to be used on castletonsports.com, including generating short features and marketing promos. • Participate in the development and implementation of integrated marketing communication initiatives for the college. • Monitor, facilitate and provide content for @CastletonSports on social media platforms. • Participate in the planning and execution of social media marketing campaigns. • Assist with hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring interns, and student workers. • Work collaboratively with Marketing and Communications staff members on various projects and initiatives. • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in sports management/administration, business management, marketing, communications or other appropriate discipline. • Acceptance into a master's degree program (www.castleton.edu/gradprograms) • Broad base of technical journalistic knowledge and skills including writing, editing, graphic design, and photography and videography. • Ability to deal effectively with and represent the University to a broad range of individuals and groups within and outside of the University. • Ability to work a flexible schedule including, but not limited to, evenings and weekends. • Experience in the athletic communications field preferred. • Knowledge of a broad range of sports preferred. • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, SIDEARM Sports website management, and Stat Crew, Presto or NCAA Live Stats statistical software platforms preferred.
Additional Information: This position includes tuition remission, room, and a stipend.
Castleton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer