Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant

University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

2019-06-28 17:31:01

Job location El Paso, Texas, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

CoSIDA Career Center University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will report to the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with local, regional and national media to maximize coverage and exposure for Athletics through both traditional and new media sources. Duties include, but are not limited to, writing (press releases, media guides and website), layout and design (media guides, website and other publications), editing and record keeping, as well as all gameday obligations of assigned sports while assisting with football and men's and women's basketball. The successful candidate will also have responsibilities in maintaining, the department's official web site, as well as all UTEP Athletics social media channels.?


Bachelor's degree required with major in journalism, communications, public relations or related field preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent computer skills required. Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign is essential. At least one year of experience in an athletics media relations office preferred. Familiarity with Stat Crew programs and website content management systems preferred.??

Application Process:

Must be admissible to The University of Texas at El Paso Graduate School. Graduate Assistant Scholarship includes a $10,900 stipend (payable in ten months), tuition, associated fees and books. Position is renewable (pending Athletics approval) for a second year. Position begins August 2019.??Forward a letter of application, resume, work samples (writing and layout) and references to: Jeff Darby ( ), Senior Associate Athletic Director for Communications and Sport Administration, UTEP Athletics, Brumbelow Building Room 102, 201 Glory Road, El Paso, TX 79968. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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