Graduate Assistant: Sports Information Department

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a graduate assistant for the University Athletics Sports Information Department on its Lebanon, Illinois campus for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The University is a member of the NCAA II Great Lakes Valley Conference.  Tuition and stipend is benefit of this position.  

Duties will include, but are not limited to: coverage of assigned sports to include general publicity, website maintenance, producing game day programs, social media maintenance (including pre- and post-game graphics, special award/honor graphics, countdowns, etc.), keeping in-game statistics and archiving/maintaining historical records of assigned teams. Candidate will gain a working knowledge of our live video stream of home contests assist in set-up their assigned sports. The candidate will also help with set-up of larger home athletic events and assist in game-day operations of those sports as needed. Supervision and assignment of work-study students for game-day duties will also be included.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a master’s program at McKendree University is required.  Ability and flexibility to work nights and weekends with some travel.  

Preferred Requirements:  Proficient writing skills, experience with using Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Office, StatCrew, The Automated Scorebook and video editing software programs, and experience in working with CMS websites. Photography experience is a plus.

Interviews will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest referencing job #GASI19 with a resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.     

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.