GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP POSITIONS FOR 
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21

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

 

ATHLETIC COMPLIANCE GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP


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 Compliance to provide service to internal and external constituents.
  • Provide excellent customer service to coaches and staff, prospective and current student-athletes in matters concerning NCAA and WAC Compliance.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of prospect official visits to Seattle University
  • Maintain student-athlete JumpForward profiles and the management of student records as they pertain to NCAA/WAC Compliance.
  • Liaison between Coaches and Ticketing/Gameday Staff; Complimentary Tickets for student-athletes and prospects.
  • Assist compliance staff in all areas supporting NCAA Rules Education and Monitoring.
  • Assist in disseminating relevant information regarding NCAA Initial-Eligibility, Admissions, and Housing.
  • Assist Ticketing/Game Operations staff with Recruit Pass List/ Player Pass List on Redhawk Gameday for ticketed sports teams.
  • Arrange and provide assistance to Compliance Staff for monthly Coaches Compliance meetings.

 

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS 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.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • 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.

Preferred Skill Sets:

  • Prior experience with StatCrew and/or Genius scoring software, Photoshop and InDesign, video editing, web site management and/or social media platforms is preferred.
  • Prior experience in an athletics communication office setting is preferred.

Job Description:

  • Serve as the primary media contact for select sports with duties to include writing press releases and features stories; in-game statistics, statistics compilation and reporting; maintaining the Seattle U Athletics website; contributing to the Seattle U Athletics social media platforms.
  • Assist in the development of special interest stories and content.
  • Assist in the promotion and coverage of the department’s special events.
  • Assist with game-day operations and special event operations and other duties as assigned.
  • Promote a strong positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, department of athletics, Western Athletic Conference and NCAA.

 

ATHLETIC ADVANCEMENT & DONOR RELATIONS 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.
  • 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. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in an athletics setting.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Previous experience with fundraising or fundraising events.

Job Description:

  • Promote a strong, positive, and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, Western Athletic Conference and NCAA.
  • 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.
  • Work with athletic development staff in coordinating and implementing the renewal and stewardship efforts with annual fund donors.
  • Assist Athletics Development Officer on special event planning and execution.
  • Execute special events and coordinate volunteers.
  • Manage procurement of auction items and assist in tracking and securing revenues derived from event registration and auctions.
  • Plan and execute annual and team fund campaign.
  • Organize donor-related correspondence and coordinate volunteers.
  • Assist in the development of special interest stories and content.
  • Research donor leads, and develop prospect lists in concert with ticket sales campaigns.
  • Maintain and update lists to include Key Donors, Donor parking list and Hall of Fame list.

 

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 30
Offers expected to be made by the end of April

 

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.

EVENTS AND FACILITIES GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Job Qualifications:

  • Current bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Previous experience working in an athletics setting.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

Job Description:

  • 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.
  • Provide assistance with all aspects of game day operations and logistics.
  • Responsibilities include pre-game preparation, event timeline, event set-up, operations, and breakdown.
  • Assist in management of maintaining athletic facilities and access.
  • Manage third party hospitality for visiting teams and officials.
  • Promote a strong positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, department of athletics, Western Athletic Conference and NCAA.

 

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 . Please have a resume, cover letter and names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Application deadline: March 31
Hiring announcements: April 15 - 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

Director

(206) 296-2231

hanoldm@seattleu.edu

Rose Kaser

Program Coordinator

(206) 398-4610

kaserr@seattleu.edu

Victoria Olive

Graduate Admissions

(206) 296-2217

olivev@seattleu.edu