| Point Loma Nazarene University is seeking motivated students interested in serving as Graduate Assistant (GA) for Athletics Marketing & Communications within the PLNU Athletics Department while pursuing the Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology (MS-KIN) at PLNU. The Master of Science in Kinesiology is designed specifically to prepare career-focused professionals with advanced academic training in the dynamic and growing fields of exercise science, sport performance and sport management. One graduate assistant position is available within the MS-KIN sport management program beginning August 1, 2017. |
The Graduate Assistant (GA) for Athletics Marketing & Communications position is a two-year position in which the GA will provide individual sport and department-wide assistance within a multi sport environment. This includes, but is not limited to, promoting, executing, and recapping athletic contest and events, as well as general marketing and communications support within the athletic department. Candidates for the position will embrace the mission of PLNU through the integration of Christian faith and be highly organized and motivated creative thinkers with demonstrable writing skills, and graphic design skills (or a willingness and ability to learn basic graphic design). Specific assignments will be determined by the Senior Associate Athletic Director and the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications based on the staffing demands for supporting an NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic program. Graduate Assistants are employed on a ten-month appointment for each calendar year during the term of employment.
Responsibilities: Create and distribute promotional materials, game programs, etc. Assist with game administration duties at athletic contests Conduct post-game interviews, write bios and game recaps, game photo & video management Update, develop and maintain content on athletics website Assist with sponsor and donor relations/communications
Application Process: Please apply BY MARCH 7, 2017. The website will allow applicants to upload cover letter, resume and reference list. Applicants must also be accepted into the Master of Science in Kinesiology program. Please visit the Graduate Admissions Webpage to apply to the MS-KIN Program PRIOR to submitting a Graduate Assistant application. For application questions, please contact: Jessica Elam, MS Kinesiology Program Assistant Office: (619) 849-2619 firstname.lastname@example.org