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University of Jamestown
Sports Information Graduate Assistant

The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for a Sports Information Graduate Assistant. 

A graduate assistant position at the University of Jamestown offers the successful applicant a path towards a professional career.

The successful candidate will assist the Sports Information Director in all facets of the sports information office. Assist with game management, including in-game stat keeping using DakStats software, coordinating webcasts of home events using Production Truck/Wirecast software and other game day duties as assigned.

Assist SID with website management, including game stories and sport program updates, promote University of Jamestown student-athletes and coaches across traditional and emerging media communication vehicles, design and layout of several publications, historical research and accurate archiving of athletic records and building photographical databases.

The Graduate Assistant will serve as in-house sports information representative when SID is on the road with UJ teams. The Graduate Assistant may be required to travel with teams on certain occasions.

Requirements include a familiarity with college sports. Strong grasp of English language and ability to write coherent press releases and sports stories. Willingness to learn on the fly. Must be available for the majority of fall, winter, and spring sports; including evenings and weekends.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and must be accepted into University of Jamestown graduate school. Applicants should have strong oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, DakStats, and Microsoft Office software is a plus. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram) to promote news and events accordingly.

UJ’s Master of Arts in Leadership program gives leaders ethical and practical leadership skills for organizations to thrive in the 21st century.

This position includes graduate tuition and meal plan.  

To apply to graduate school at the University of Jamestown, visit https://my.uj.edu/ics/Admissions/Online_Forms.jnz

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Ryan Mikkelson
Sports Information Director
RMikkels@uj.edu

Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in education, leadership, and clinical counseling, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.