Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana seeks a highly motivated graduate assistant to begin in January, 2019. The graduate assistant will gain hands-on experience in ticketing & event operations through a number of tasks. This position will be the primary box office manager. Upon review, this position is eligible to be extended to a second year. Northwestern State competes at the Division I level in the Southland Conference.
•Assist Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing & Special Events in various aspects of daily box office functions including financial deposits, ticket orders, sales/events reconciliations, and general customer service. •Assist in training, managing, and scheduling cashiers, ticket takers, ushers, event security, parking attendants and other event personnel. •Oversee Vic’s kid club membership, growth, fulfillment, and event management. •Assist with mailings and all forms of communication in season ticket renewal campaigns •Assist as primary and/or secondary manager for specific sports home and away games as well as post-season events. •Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing & Special Events.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in sport management, marketing, communication, or related field.
Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in college athletics, preferably in ticketing, event management, and/or marketing and promotions.
Graduate assistants shall be admitted to a Northwestern State University graduate program. GRE scores are a requirement for admission to that particular program.
Previous athletics experience as a student worker or intern in ticketing and/or event management preferred.
A great attitude!
Additional Salary Information: Out of state fees waived. Housing in 4-bedroom GA apartment and six (6) meals per week at campus dining hall.
About Northwestern State University Athletics
Northwestern State is an NCAA Division I institution (FCS) and sponsors 14 varsity sports.The Demons athletic program is nationally known for producing professional talent in a wide variety of sports, especially in football, baseball and track. Many have gone on to participate in the NFL, MLB, and the Olympics. Athletics at Northwestern have also spawned generations of coaches, administrators and teachers who have made profound impacts on the lives of countless thousands of students in hundreds of schools in cities, towns, villages and communities around Louisiana and beyond.Northwestern State University of Louisiana, founded in 1884, is located in the northwest Louisiana city of Natchitoches, noted as the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase Territory. The University is the oldest institution to operate in the University of Louisiana System and has an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students in programs at the undergraduate and graduate degree levels.