Southern Methodist University is seeking qualified candidates to fill Graduate Assistant positions in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. These positions are designed to provide many great opportunities for post-Bachelor individuals. Reporting to senior administrators in the athletics organization, Graduate Assistants will have the opportunity to gain exposure and work closely with various departments. SMU Athletics is seeking to fill positions in the following departments: (2) Marketing, (1) Eligibility, (1) Administration, (1) PR & Digital Media, (1) Compliance. When filling out the application, please specify the position(s) of most interest to you. The overall goal of this assistantship is to gain knowledge and experience through opportunities so that upon graduation an individual is ready to move into a full-time position within the field.
Qualifications for positions include: A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline, a background in athletics, intent to work in the field of student-athlete support services or college athletics, excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong self-starter, excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail. Acceptance into a related Graduate Program is a must. As working in the field of student-athlete services is not limited to a traditional work week, candidates must be willing to work some nights and weekends. We are seeking candidates willing to expend extra effort to obtain the full experience possible from the positions which will entail a significant investment of time and energy. The Graduate Assistant positions offer a full tuition waiver including books and a stipend (room & board). Appointments will be reviewed annually, and comparable funding and duties are available for summer. Expected start date varies by department.
To apply please submit all information and required documents via Google Forms (link below). The application deadline is March 5, 2020. For any questions regarding the application process contact Kylie Long, Graduate Assistant, Eligibility and Student Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Southern Methodist University is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students.
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