Ottawa University, Kansas (NAIA) currently seeks qualified candidates to fill its anticipated 2017-18 Sports Information graduate assistant position. The selected candidates will be granted tuition waiver (18 credit hours per year) for one of Ottawa University’s graduate programs, a partial meal allowance and a bi-weekly living stipend (renewable for a second year as qualified). Qualified applicants must be extremely hard working, self-motivated and willing to work nights and weekends. The successful candidate will assist the Sports Information Director in various aspects of the program with responsibilities including keeping statistics, marketing and promotions, team travel, writing press releases, and other office duties. Candidates should possess knowledge and interest in a variety of sports (OU currently sponsors 25 intercollegiate athletic programs). Qualified candidates will be detail oriented and have strong writing and technology skills. In addition, the ability to work under pressure is critical to this position.
A valid driver’s license and driving record which meets institutional requirements is required. An earned Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and the ability to obtain admission into an Ottawa University graduate program is required (minimum undergraduate degree GPA of 3.0 is required, as well as other acceptance criteria). Graduate school information and degrees may be found at www.ottawa.edu. International candidates are only eligible to pursue the on-campus MBA degree of the programs that are offered. International students must also be able to secure an F1 student visa and meet the international admissions criteria for acceptance into the Ottawa University MBA program.
A completed online Application for Employment at www.ottawa.edu is required as a part of the application process. Candidates should enclose a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of the application process. The review of applications will begin immediately. Official duties are anticipated to begin August 1, 2017. Ottawa University is an EOE.
Ottawa University is a liberal arts Institution located in Ottawa, Kansas which competes in 25 intercollegiate athletic programs and is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC). The mission of Ottawa University is to build on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry. Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity.