Applications for Academic Year 2023-2024 are now closed.

Graduate Assistantships for Academic Year  2024-25 will be available in Winter 2024 

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.

Seattle University will be one of the most innovative and progressive Jesuit and Catholic universities in the world, educating with excellence at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. We embrace an intersectional framework for defining diversity in its broadest sense. Seattle University strives to be a welcoming, open and safe campus climate for all who learn, live, and work at Seattle University. 

Reflecting the Jesuit model, SU’s commitment to athletics is to support its essential role to enhance student experience and engagement and create a sense of belonging. Leveraging a unique opportunity to educate by confronting issues of social justice with an unrelenting commitment to the development and maintenance of an inclusive and diverse community, SU Athletics stands firm in its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for students and staff alike and expects candidates to show a similar commitment. 

These positions are closely linked to the Seattle University MBA-SEM Program. Applicants for this position should already have applied or simultaneously submit an application to the program for consideration.

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


Filled Graduate Assistantships for Academic Year 2023-2024



Employment Type: Part-Time 

Job Description:

  • 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 profiles and the management of student records as they pertain to NCAA/WAC Compliance.
  • Execute “Walk-On Tryouts” across all sport teams.
  • 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.
  • Maintain rosters in Jump Forward.
  • 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.


Employment Type: Part-Time 

Job Description:

  • 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 athletics ticketing and development teams 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 Men’s & Women’s Basketball stage manager.
  • Promote a strong positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, department of athletics, Western Athletic Conference, and NCAA.


Employment Type: Part-Time 

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.


Employment Type: Part-Time 

Job Description:

  • Provide assistance with all aspects of game day operations and logistics.
  • Responsibilities include pre-game preparation, event timeline, permits and sanctions, event set-up, operations and breakdown.
  • Assists with facility use by outside rental clients and execution of contracted responsibilities by outside vendors.
  • Manage third-party hospitality for visiting teams and officials.
  • Maintenance of equipment inventory and procurement and transport of event supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of student event staff.
  • Assist with day-to-day facility management, maintenance, and upkeep
  • Collaboration with Sports Marketing and Promotions graduate assistants on creative ideas and elements for enhanced game-day experience across all Seattle U events.
  • Promote a strong positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, department of athletics, Western Athletic Conference and NCAA.


Employment Type: Part-Time 

Job Description:

  • Ability to use problem-solving and ethical decision-making skills daily, 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 development team with special event planning and execution.
  • Manage procurement of auction items.
  • Assist in tracking and securing revenues derived from event registration and auctions.
  • Plan and execute annual and team fund campaigns.
  • Organize donor-related correspondence.
  • Coordinate volunteers for special events, fundraising campaigns, and other department functions.
  • 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.
  • Promote a strong, positive, and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, Western Athletic Conference, and NCAA.
A wide and active network

Faculty | Alumni 
Regional Sports Leaders

Commitment to social justice

Ignite change in your
Career and Community


Learner-centered and emphasis
on Group Collaboration

Evening Classes

Designed to complement
Work and Internships

years to completion

Real-world experience
In-depth Academic Curriculum





Rose Kaser

Assistant Director of Operations

(206) 398-4610

Elise Dibble

Graduate Admissions Counselor

(206) 220-8509