GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP POSITIONS FOR
ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020
 

STUDENT-ATHLETE ACADEMIC SUPPORT GRADUATE ASSISTANT


Job Qualifications:

  • Current bachelor's degree or higher in a related field.
  • Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop a strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies
  • Excellent computer skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multitask and deal with multiple situations.
  • Motivated and be able to work independently in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Job Description:

  • Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Ability to use problem-solving and ethical decision-making skills on a daily basis in line with NCAA Academic Standards and Bylaw 14.
  • Provide excellent supplemental advising and mentorship to student-athletes.
  • Communicate effectively with coaching staff members from 3-6 teams with primary academic support duties.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of prospect official visits to Seattle University.
  • Coordinate Redhawk Pride Cup program and all community service tracking.
  • Assist in planning all student-athlete development events, including orientations, speakers, career programming, service, and wellness programming.
  • Monitor study hall for student-athletes.
  • Attend advising network meetings and professional development events.
  • Liaison with campus resources (Learning Assistance Programs, Writing Center, Math Lab, Career Services, Academic Departments, etc).
  • Co-advise the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Job Qualifications:

  • Current bachelor's degree in Exercise Science.
  • Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
  • Already obtained SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification.
  • Current CPR and AID certifications.
  • Previous strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate level.
  • Experience in designing and implementing strength & conditioning programs.
  • Ability to develop strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies.
  • Ability to communicate and develop strong working relationships with sport coaches, athletic trainers, and other support staff.
  • Ability to handle constantly changing work environment and adapt with problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to apply learned administrative and leadership skills in daily operations of the facility, communication with athletes, coaches, and administrators.

Job Description:

  • Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for Women's Rowing, Men's & Women's Golf and Men's & Women's Tennis.
  • Demonstration and instruction of various and proper weightlifting techniques.
  • Supervision of team strength and conditioning sessions, as well as some required observations of team practices.
  • Assist with maintenance coordination and upkeep of the facility.
  • Assist in the education and development of athletes' knowledge of nutrition and physiological demands of their sport. 

TICKET OPERATIONS COORDINATOR GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Job Qualifications:

  • Current bachelor's degree or higher in a related field.
  • Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies.
  • Excellent computer skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multitask and deal with multiple situations.
  • Motivated and be able to work independently in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Ticketmaster, Archtics or any other ticket system.
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Experience working in a collegiate or professional sports ticket office.

Job Description:

  • Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Ability to use problem-solving and ethical decision-making skills on a daily basis in line with NCAA Compliance to provide service to internal and external constituents.
  • Execute Archtics Ticketmaster processes for day-to-day operations of the Redhawk ticket office (account management, inventory control, game-day reporting/deposits, and schedule student workers).
  • Assist in designing and executing Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Volleyball and Baseball sales campaigns and special promotions.
  • Assist in supporting front line sales and customer service outreach.
  • Box Office lead for all Men’s Basketball games. Work ticket sales booth on game day for all other ticketed sports.
  • Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Tickets and Development in executing distribution of E-News and GameDay email communication.
  • Responsible for distribution of Rudy’s Kids Club membership cards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SPORTS MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Job Qualifications:

  • Current bachelor's degree or higher in a related field.
  • Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies.
  • Excellent computer skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multitask and deal with multiple situations.
  • Motivated and be able to work independently in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in an athletics setting.
  • Previous marketing experience preferred.

Job Description:

  • Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Ability to use problem-solving and ethical decision-making skills on a daily basis in line with NCAA Compliance to provide service to internal and external constituents.
  • Plan and execute marketing and promotional plans for three to four sports.
  • Provide group ticket sales support (particularly Women's Basketball).
  • Assist in executing the fulfillment of the corporate/game sponsorship agreements and manage all in-game elements and promotional campaigns.
  • Collaborate with game management staff on marketing and promotional efforts for games including scheduling halftime acts, ball kids, national anthem and color guard talent.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing and Development, Assistant Director for Corporate Sponsorship and other campus constituents to drive attendance.
  • Solicit on-campus support for athletics (students and faculty/staff).
  • Supervise undergraduate student promotions staff (i.e. Flight Squad & Rudy).
  • Serve as Women's/ Men's Basketball stage manager.

SPORTS MEDICINE GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Job Qualifications:

  • Current bachelor’s degree or higher in Athletic training.
  • Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
  • Ability to develop a strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Currently certified by the NATA and practice athletic training duties and responsibilities under the guidelines of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the governing laws both federal and by state.
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Eligible for an athletic training license in Washington State by the Washington Department of Health.

Job Description:

  • Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Ability to use problem-solving and ethical decision-making skills on a daily basis in line with NCAA Compliance to provide service to internal and external constituents.
  • Coordinate health care coverage of all assigned Seattle University varsity athletic teams through prevention, evaluation, treatment, planning, and referral of any medical condition as pertains to their participation in athletics in any fashion.
  • Assist with health care coverage of all other Seattle University varsity athletic teams as delegated by the Director of Sports Medicine.

 

Graduate assistantships are only available for fully admitted students of the Master in Sport Business Leadership (MSBL) program. While GA positions can be a great way to help pay for your graduate education, these positions are intended for those students who fully intend to work in collegiate athletics or university settings. You will be an integral part of SU’s Athletic Department. These positions require energy, commitment, and a high level of self-accountability and responsibility.

All graduate assistant applications are submitted online. Please have a resume, cover letter and names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Application deadline: March 15th.
Hiring announcements: April 15th- May 1

 

48
Credits

Learner-centered & emphasis on small group collaboration

Evening Classes

Designed to complement work and internships

2
years to completion

Real-world experience, & in-depth academic curriculum

Become a leader in the business of sport

 

A wide and active network

Faculty, alumni, regional sports leaders

Commitment to social justice

Ignite change in your career & community

CONTACT

Maylon Hanold EdD

Director

(206) 296-2231

hanoldm@seattleu.edu

Rose Kaser MFA

Program Coordinator

(206) 398-4610

kaserr@seattleu.edu

Graduate Admissions

(206) 220-8010

grad-admissions@seattleu.edu