Full tuition waiver upon successful admission into graduate school. For more information about graduate programs, visit: www.csp.edu/admission/graduate
4 Year Degree
Position Overview: The Graduate Assistant SID will aid in developing, planning, and implementing the Athletic Communications office. The GA SID will be the primary media contact for selected sports and serve as a secondary contact for all other sports. The GA SID will assist the SID in all aspects of the office on a day-to-day basis. The position also requires event game management, statistics compilation, photography, and other duties as assigned. Night and weekend work is required for home athletics events. Travel (with teams) to select events as assigned.
Provide media with information promoting Concordia University athletic teams and student-athletes (game notes, web previews, targeted pitches to media, etc)
Provide rosters, statistics, and other information to opponents, media representatives, publications, NSIC, and NCAA- Publicize and communicate strategies designed to enhance the visibility and image of the athletic department
Serve as a liaison between media and student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff, the NSIC, and NCAA- Cultivate and maintain strong media contacts
Publicize community relation activities of the athletic department
Produce and distribute press releases on assigned sports to various media outlets
Produce game programs for assigned sports, as well as other Athletic Department publications as assigned
Aid in the maintenance of the athletic department website including assigned sports records and athlete bios
Travel to select away athletic events as necessary, notably NSIC/NCAA Tournaments
Photo management: ensure proper student-athlete action photography of assigned sports, with emphasis on images appearing in athlete bios on the website
Education & Experience:
Must be accepted into a CSP Master's Program
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, sport management, or a related field
One full year of experience in a sports information/athletic communications (or related) department, multiple years preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
Experience in desktop publishing, InDesign, Photoshop, NCAA LiveStats (and/or Stat Crew) software, website maintenance, and photography. Video editing is a plus.
Experience dealing with print, radio, and television media
*Please submit any work samples (writing, graphic design, action photos, highlight reels, etc.) relevant to the position. Samples can be emailed directly to Josh Deer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or uploaded to CSP's hiring website, Paycor
Concordia is the only private, NCAA Division II institution in the state of Minnesota and competes in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).
It is the policy of CSP to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
However, CSP is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CSP reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religious tenets.
The mission of Concordia University, St Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for enlightened care of God's creation, all within the context of the Christi...an gospel. This mission is rooted in academic excellence and Christian vocation.
The vision of Concordia University, Saint Paul, is to be acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology.
Promise to Students – Concordia University, Saint Paul, empowers you to discover and engage your purpose for life, career and service, in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment, where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits.
Concordia University owns a 41-acre campus just West of Downtown St. Paul with easy access to light-rail and bus transportation. Only blocks away from popular Summit and Grand Avenues, restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities abound. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.