Southwest Minnesota State University is looking for a Graduate Assistant in the 2021-22 academic year for Athletic Administration.
Graphic design, social media and fundraising experience is recommended.
1)Game Management – work with athletic staff to conduct all event management needs for our 19 sports plus high school events.
A)Assist with hiring workers for events
B)Set up equipment to run events (scoreboards, chairs, etc.)
C)Supervise workers during events
D)Tear down equipment at end of events
2)Marketing and Promotions – Work with Athletic Development Officer, Director of Marketing and Promotions and Athletic Administration on all marketing and fund-raising activities
A)Assist with planning promotional activities for home athletic events (ex: Hy-Vee Half Court Challenge, MU Roll into Savings Yahtzee game)
B)Administer game day promotions (ex: Get to Know your Mustangs, Rapid Fire)
C)Assist Athletic Development Officer with fund-raising activities and community engagement events (ex: Gold Rush Raffle, Golf Classic, Ag Bowl, Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational, Booster Club Socials, etc.)
i. Coordinate and process mailings, registration sites and emails associated with fund-raising activities and community engagement events
3)Mustang App Management
A)Promote and Market Mustang App
B)Set up “game day” deals in App system and manage game day promotions
C)Work with App sponsors on deals/offers & special “in store” events
D)Run sponsor reporting and statistics
A)Assist with Mustang Booster Club board meetings and communication (board packets, weekly eNewsletter)
B)Communicate/Fulfill on Corporate Sponsor contracts
D)Manage Mustang Mail program (facilitating community engagement between coaches and schools in Marshall)
E)Other Duties as Assigned
Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school, enrolling in a minimum of six credits per semester, and candidate must meet the Minnesota State vehicle driving qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in college athletics The stipend is $8,000 plus 18 credit hours of tuition waiver per year. Candidate review begins immediately and continues until filled. Send letter of application, resume, and references to Tim Steinbach, Associate Athletic Director - External Affairs, Southwest Minnesota State University, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN 56258 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. AA/EOE
About Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.