Game Management/Sports Information - Graduate Assistant
North Park University
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
North Park University, a member of the nationally recognized College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, would like to announce that applications are now being accepted for the position of Game Management/Sports Information Graduate Assistant. The assistantship will begin in August 2022 and includes tuition remission, a partial meal plan, and an annual stipend.
•Reports to the Director of Sports Information.
•Assist in event coverage of home events (statistics, media, and broadcast).
•Perform assorted game-day duties, such as public address announcing, play-by-play broadcasting, and interviewing coaches and student-athletes.
•Hire and supervise student-worker staffs, table staffs, and interns for Sports Information.
•Write releases and feature articles, edit and design media guides and game programs, maintain historical records, and compile statistics.
•Assist with updating the Athletics Department website and social media sites (rosters, schedules, biographies, previews, etc.).
•Gain a working knowledge of live video stream of home contests.
•Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Information, Assistant Vice President for Athletics and Sport Management, and Associate Athletic Directors.
•A bachelor’s degree is required.
•Applicants must be able to work an untraditional work schedule (i.e. frequent nights and weekends).
•Applicant must obtain acceptance in a North Park University graduate program.
•A personal commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education.
•A background in StatCrew, NCAA LiveStats and/or Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
•A valid driver’s license is required.
If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: North Park University, Tyler Woolbright, Director of Sports Information, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Located on the North side of Chicago, North Park University is a comprehensive and Christian liberal arts university that serves nearly 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from around the country and the world. Within a diverse, close-knit, urban community, North Park offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, 8 bachelor’s degree-completion majors, 19 master’s degrees, and more than 30 graduate-level certificate programs for continuing professional education. By integrating faith with learning—as it has done since its founding in 1891—North Park University continues to focus on the important task of preparing students for lives of significance and service.
North Park has consistently ranked in the top tier of Midwest regional universities, according to U.S. News & World Report, and has been ranked among the top 50 Christian colleges and Universities by collegechoice.net. We consistently produce Fulbright award-winning students and faculty. Institutional accreditation at North Park University is provided by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Our campus is a blend of urban life, open spaces, and modern academic resources. Situated in the North Park and Albany Park neigh...borhoods of the city, the University makes its home in one of the most ethnically diverse communities of the country. Through engaging our neighborhood and city, we enrich our campus life and build important connections to the diverse people of Chicago whose roots extend around the globe.
As an employer, North Park offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including tuition benefits for employees and their spouses/dependents. The University welcomes faculty and staff professing the Christian faith, from a wide range of traditions, and is committed to building a diverse, collegial, and supportive academic atmosphere.
More facts about North Park University in Chicago:
6 schools offering professional graduate programs: 19 master's degrees and 35 graduate-level certificate programs
116 full-time faculty; 85% with terminal degrees
More than 750 total faculty and staff members (Full and part-time)
11:1 student-to-faculty ratio