Southwest Baptist University is an NCAA Division II program and a full-time member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Southwest Baptist University Athletics Media Relations graduate assistant will work alongside the Director of Athletics Media Relations helping with various tasks. The Athletics Media Relations Graduate Assistant is expected to attend all home athletic events and night and weekend work is required.
Summary of Job Duties: •Writing game previews and recaps •Taking pictures for the website and at events •Keeping statistics at all home events •Producing media guides, game notes, & press releases •Maintaining the SBU athletics website •Designing graphics for social media
A bachelor’s degree is required with the interest in pursuing a graduate level degree at Southwest Baptist University. Experience with Adobe products and statistical programs such as StatCrew and NCAA Live Stats is preferred but not required.
Additional Salary Information: The appointment carries tuition for 12 hours of graduate classes over two semesters plus a stipend of $7,500.00 over the academic year.
About Southwest Baptist University
Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.
The SBU Bolivar campus is home to approximately 1,300 outstanding undergraduates and 300 graduate students. Academic offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 45 academic disciplines including pre-professional programs, business, and nursing as well as liberal arts majors.
SBU is a four-year evangelical Christian university that was established in 1878. The main campus is located about 30 minutes north of Springfield, Missouri, in Bolivar, a town of approximately 12,000 people.