Operations, Operations - Marketing/Promotions, Operations - Sports Information
4 Year Degree
The Graduate Assistant (GA) Athletic External Relations will provide support and assistance to administration within the Athletics Department. The GA receives graduate school tuition covering a maximum of 9 credit hours per semester as well as a monthly stipend.
Works with Senior Associate Athletics Director to carry out all day-today aspects of the external relations operations.
Specific duties include but are not limited to: overseeing ticket operations and customer service on game day, planning and logistics, assists with and at times facilitates in-game promotions at all home sporting events, schedule pre and in-game entertainment, assist with marketing plans and implement various grass roots marketing efforts, oversee student fan club social media site, aide in departmental special events, potential to assist with the Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp that is held annually on the MWSU campus.
• Assists with other duties as assigned. • Attends and participates in staff meetings. • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with athletic staff and student-athletes.
• Bachelor’s degree, and employment is contingent on acceptance into MWSU Graduate School (2.75 GPA required for admission). • Knowledge of University and NCAA rules and regulations • Possess the requisite qualities for the profession; be able to handle a high workload in a demanding environment and be well organized; excellent interpersonal skills; be able to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information and issues; and able to work independently.
• Preference will be given to those with a Sports Marketing & Management undergraduate degree. • Preference also given to those that have interned and have game day operations experience at their undergraduate institution. • Prefer to have GA with working knowledge and experience in basic graphic design (photo shop, etc.).
Additional Salary Information: $2500 stipend per semester plus up to 9 graduate tuition hours scholarship per semester. The GA position will start 8-1-2021.
Possible work with the Chiefs camp would begin in July and pay will be in addition to the stipend.
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915, Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres. Home of the summer training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs.