The University of Mary is seeking a graduate assistant for Athletic Communications. The Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant assists in all aspects of sports information for the University of Mary: write press releases and feature stories; assist with gameday responsibilities from maintaining statistics to media coordination; create content and manage various social media platforms; create game programs and promotional items; maintenance of www.goumary.com; assist in the webcasting of events and other tasks as assigned. Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:
Writing press releases for media and stories for GoUMary.com
Manage social media platforms, including content creation
Prior experience working in collegiate sports information/athletics or university public relations office
The successful candidate will possess a good work ethic, attention to detail, ability to manage sensitive and confidential student information, and a familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict's admonition that all be received as Christ
This position also includes:
Graduate Tuition waiver
A stipend is provided
A partial meal plan is provided
In keeping with the University's strategic plan Vision 2030, this position requires thoughtful commitment to the University's unique philosophy of collegiate athletics (please see the Athletic Strategic Plan Greatness through Virtue). Candidates will want to demonstrate clearly in their application materials both an ability and a willingness to understand and champion this vision, which is the bringing together of sport and true virtue.
University of Mary Marauders Athletics
The University of Mary is a member of NCAA Division II and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and offers ten varsity sports for women and eight for men. U-Mary became an active member of the NCAA in 2007. The Marauders began competing in the NSIC in the fall of 2006.