Graduate Assistant, Sports Information for Fall 2022

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF SPORTS INFORMATION STATUS: PART-TIME

Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, OH, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applications for graduate assistant, sports information. Lake Erie College is an NCAA Division II program that competes in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC). The graduate assistant is responsible for the coverage and media presence of seven of the College’s athletic programs. Starting Fall Semester 2022, this is a ten-month, two-year appointment, pending successful evaluation at the end of year one.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Serves as a primary media contact for designated athletic teams.

  • Maintains Storm website.

  • Creates game-day publications and writes event recaps.

  • Serves as game-day statistician and maintains statistical databases.

  • Assists in all phases of sports information.

  • Assists in organizing the setup and coverage of all home athletic events.

  • Assists in supervising game-day student workers and all game-day staff.

  • Assists with special promotional events.

  • Assists with coordination of all communication functions of the College’s intercollegiate sports programs.

  • Projects and promotes an inclusive education with the highest standards, where student-athletes are empowered to leave lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.

  • Acts as an ambassador of the College and conducts oneself in a positive manner to heighten the awareness of the institution to all of its constituents.

  • Operates within the mission of the College and athletics department to ensure a full NCAA DII student-athlete experience.

  • Follows all institutional, GMAC and NCAA regulations regarding designated responsibilities and athletics in general.

  • Other duties as assigned by the director of sports information.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports management or related field preferred.

  • Acceptance into a Lake Erie College graduate program required.

  • Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics, rules and regulations of athletic associations and conferences.

  • Statcrew experience.

  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

  • Ability to edit and create highlight videos.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of AP style.

  • Experience managing social media campaigns.

  • Experience in public announcing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualified applicants will have the availability to work evenings and weekends, possess a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record and the ability to travel for competition.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: humanresources@lec.edu (preferred method for applications) or Graduate Assistant, Sports Information Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. Learn more at https://www.lec.edu and http://www.lakeeriestorm.com. EOE