Graduate assistantships

Graduate assistantships are an instrumental part of the CSL experience. While not required, nearly every CSL student over the past decade has benefited from a graduate assistantship. These experiences prepare students for a future in the sport industry, build their resume and develop their network.

  • Students should apply for GA positions once they have applied to the CSL for admission.
  • Each student is limited to applying to a maximum of three GA positions.
  • Follow the instructions within each GA position description below when applying for a given position.
  • For questions about graduate assistantships within the CSL, please contact Greg Greenhalgh at (804) 827-5148 or gpgreenhalgh@vcu.edu

Explore all the available graduate assistantships below:

 

 

VCU Student-Athlete Support Services

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the daily operations of the Office of Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SASS is committed to providing the resources to inspire student-athletes to achieve their full potential academically, personally, and professionally during their VCU career. The office supports the university’s Quest for Distinction and the Department of Athletics’ Strategic Plan through uncompromised integrity and the passionate pursuit of academic excellence, while valuing diversity and inclusion. We serve as a source of pride for the university and community as we cultivate graduates who excel as leaders.

 

The Graduate Assistant will collaborate with academic coordinators to assist students in the development of educational plans, ensure that university policies and NCAA rules and regulations regarding academics are being followed, and that students are successfully completing requirements for a their degree. Additional duties include:

  • Work 20 hours per week in the academic computer lab (occasional weekend/evening hours);
  • Show up on time and keep a consistent weekly schedule;
  • Monitor computer lab making sure students are working and being productive;
  • Sign students in/out of study hall;
  • Keep all student information confidential;
  • Create documents/schedules using Excel and Word;
  • Create incoming student folders and recruit visit bags;
  • Help update bulletin boards;
  • Run errands across campus for advisors;
  • Participate in all events put on by SASS; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program for the Fall 2020 semester; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94243

 

  

Athletics Department Leadership Internship

 

Description: The Athletics Leadership Intern will support the comprehensive student-athlete leadership program and initiatives surrounding the student-athlete experience.  This position will research, plan, and coordinate programming and logistics that directly supports student-athlete welfare, life skills, and personal development. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the day of day logistics and operations of student-athlete development
  • Research leadership strategies, programming, and development to support the new Spider Athletics Leadership Initiative
  • Coordinate large scale leadership events, award celebrations, and guest speakers
  • Assist with advising the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
  • Track and monitor data of post-graduation and internship plans
  • Monitor support and usage of professional opportunities on campus and provide additional communications as needed
  • Create communications plan for leadership program implementation to key constituent groups
  • Participate in the development and implementation of new programs and services related to leadership and student-athlete welfare
  • Contribute to the overall success of the intercollegiate athletics program by willingly performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications: 1 year related experience

 

Contact for applying:

Lauren Wicklund

Assoc. AD for Leadership Development

University of Richmond Athletics                         

(804) 287-6552

lwicklun@richmond.edu

 

University of Richmond Academic Support for Athletics

 

This position will provide assistance and support to all members of the Academic Support Staff for Athletics.

 

Study Hall is a major component of the graduate assistantship.  The purpose of study hall is to provide a structured environment that fosters both academic discipline and accountability among all student-athletes.  Study Hall Monitors promote a collaborative learning environment for student-athletes who are required to complete study hall hours.  Students required to complete study hall hours have been deemed at-risk by the academic support staff at The University of Richmond. Study Hall positions require a willingness to work with a diverse population of student athletes, in an environment in which many student athletes do not wish to be present.  It will be your goal to engage student athletes to want to learn how to become better students.  Study Hall is held during the day and nighttime hours.    

 

Additional responsibilities could include tutoring, mentoring student-athletes, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, assisting with coordinating/supervising study halls, assisting with on-campus recruiting, assist with scheduling of academic tutors, prepare academic reports/ assessments, assist with coordinating travel/excuse letters and all other duties as assigned by the academic support staff. Additionally, graduate assistants will assist in all facets of the Student Athlete Development/Life Skills Program. 

 

Preference is given to those students with specific academic skill sets.  Previous experience as a tutor in a subject specific field (Math, Science, Foreign Language, English, Economics, Accounting, etc.) is preferred. 

 

The hours of this position will vary. 

 

Please forward resumes and cover letters to: courtney.hughes@richmond.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VCU Business Office

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist with daily Athletics Business Office operations and help create an environment of excellent customer service and professionalism.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Initiating purchase requisitions for goods and services in eVA;
  • Initiating purchase requisitions with a Purchasing Card, as well as allocating Purchasing Card expenses on a monthly basis;
  • Initiating and tracking payments to game officials and other individuals paid as independent contractors;
  • Reconciling team travel for assigned sports;
  • Preparing ad hoc reports for senior administration;
  • Processing travel reimbursements through the Chrome River system; and
  • Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned by the Business Office Staff.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program;
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU;
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office Products (particularly Excel); and
  • Ability to work 20+ hours per week.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Finance or Business undergraduate degree;
  • Desire to work in intercollegiate athletics; and
  • Two-year commitment preferred (e.g. Joint MBA/CSL degree program participant).

 

Click the following link to apply:
http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94257

 

Randolph-Macon College - Administrative Assistant

This position will afford hands-on experience as well as in-depth knowledge of the administrative functions of personnel in an intercollegiate athletic program. The Graduate Assistant will be exposed to all aspects of an NCAA Division III athletic program, including but not limited to facilities, games management, and marketing, and promotions.

This position will give a primary focus to event management and game-day operations for a variety of sports teams. Providing a high level of supervision and leadership to student workers is also a key focus of this position.

The applicant must be extremely hard working, self-motivated, and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. A working knowledge of athletic administration, games management, and college athletics is expected. Must be willing to work nights and weekends.

Contact: 
Erin Hauser
Athletics Operations Coordinator
804.752.7320

 

 

ARMS Software is the most innovative, fastest growing technology company in the college
athletics industry and is currently working with over 150 university athletic departments across
the country. ARMS is a web and mobile based platform that supports and automates all facets
of college athletics ranging from recruiting to student-athlete development and fundraising.
The ARMS team is a group of veteran, proven technology entrepreneurs that have built some of
the most successful software companies in North America over the past 20 years. This group
has also built some of the largest and most famous software systems in the world for companies
like GEICO, Apple, Nike, Bank of America, and all of the major train companies in North
America to name a few.
Along with this technology expertise, the ARMS leadership team has been involved in college
athletics as student-athletes, administrators, university board members, and major
philanthropists for decades. ARMS is the culmination of these experiences and has a singular
mission to change the future of college athletics administration forever.


Data Team
Description
As a Data Team Member, you will be responsible for importing, exporting and maintaining data
for clients in college athletics. Your primary responsibility will be manipulating client provided
data and importing into ARMS in support of a broad range of clients.

The Role
ARMS is seeking a Data Team Intern who has a great attitude and a desire to learn and work as
part of a team. You will work closely with other Data Team members, Operations Staff and frontend developers. The position will provide the Data Intern with hands on experience and
knowledge in importing, exporting, and manipulating data in an enterprise class database.

Location
Richmond, VA

Responsibilities
Counsel with end user clients in best practices of importing and maintaining client data.
Prepare client’s data documents in support of client needs.
Collaboration with the sales, operations team and development team.
Quality assurance, and attention to detail.
Attendance and participation in Data and Operations Team meetings.

Experience & Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Strong academic performance
Experience with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications
SQL knowledge
Work effectively and efficiently with Client Coaching staffs/Athletic Departments, Sales &
Marketing, Operations, and Product Development
Ability to deliver quality work on tight deadlines, and manage a queue of requests
Receptive to design and performance feedback
Excellent communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills
Ability to present your work and communicate with an extended team
Ability to manage feedback from various stakeholders

Contact Information
Winston Curry
ARMS Software
Sr. Director of Client Services
808 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 250
Richmond, VA 23236
Phone: 855-215-2767
Winston.curry@armssoftware.com

 

 

VCU Track & Field

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Track & Field program during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

(Practice/Competition Responsibilities)

  • Attending all practices and competitions;
  • Recording times and splits at practice and competition when needed; and
  • Other practice and competition responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with NCAA rules.

 

(Office Responsibilities)

  • Attending and participating in staff meetings (compliance, workout planning, academic, strength & conditioning, individuals);
  • Assisting with travel arrangements for competitions;
  • Managing recruiting database: data input, update contact information, correspondence with prospective student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules;
  • Meeting with recruits and families when available and/or when needed; and
  • Other office responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with NCAA rules.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Prior student-athlete experience;
  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94256

 

VCU Women’s Lacrosse

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Women’s Lacrosse program during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

(On-Field Responsibilities)

  • Attending all practices and games;
  • Filming drills and individual sessions when necessary;
  • Maintaining statistics for practice and games when needed; and
  • Other on-field responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with NCAA rules.

 

(Office Responsibilities)

  • Attending and participating in staff meetings (compliance, practice planning, academic, strength & conditioning, individuals);
  • Managing recruiting database: data input, update contact information, correspondence with prospective student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules;
  • Organizing mailing schedule for prospective student-athlete correspondence;
  • Meeting with recruits and families when available and/or when needed;
  • Organizing incoming email and film of prospective student-athletes; and
  • Other office responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with NCAA rules.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into VCU Center for Sport Leadership (CSL) graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Former student-athlete experience;
  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/95070

 

VCU Volleyball

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Volleyball program during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

(On-Court Responsibilities)

  • Attending all practices and matches;
  • Filming drills and individual sessions when necessary;
  • Maintaining statistics for practice and matches when needed; and
  • Other on-court responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with NCAA rules.

 

(Office Responsibilities)

  • Attending and participating in staff meetings (compliance, practice planning, academic, strength & conditioning, individuals);
  • Managing recruiting database: data input, update contact information, correspondence with prospective student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules;
  • Organizing mailing schedule for prospective student-athlete correspondence;
  • Meeting with recruits and families when available and/or when needed;
  • Organizing incoming email and film of prospective student-athletes; and
  • Other office responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with NCAA rules.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into VCU Center for Sport Leadership (CSL) graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Former student-athlete experience;
  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94258

 

 

 

Randolph Macon College

 

POSITION: Assistant Baseball Coach – Graduate Assistant

 

DESCRIPTION: Randolph-Macon College, a Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is seeking graduate assistant from January-May. Primary responsibilities include assisting the coaching staff in preseason preparations, practice/game day planning and implementations of those plans. Additional opportunities to provide support with strength and conditioning programs, scouting reports and equipment inventory along with other duties assigned by head coach or athletic director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree, strong interpersonal and communication skills, previous competitive playing experience at the college or university level required. Physical activity, including hitting a fungo and throwing batting practice, will be included.

CONTACT: Ray Hedrick, Head Baseball Coach, PO Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005; Email: rhedrick@rmc.edu Cell: (804) 380-7949; Office: (804)752-7303

 

 

POSITION: Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant

DESCRIPTION: Randolph-Macon College, a Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is seeking a graduate assistant for the winter season (Oct 15-March).  Responsibilities include assisting the coaching staff in all aspects of the program: specifically promoting our winter & summer basketball camps, assisting in social media, recruitment of prospective student-athletes and any other duties assigned by the coaching staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree, strong interpersonal and communication skills, previous competitive playing experience at the college or university level preferred.

CONTACT: Head Coach Josh Merkel: joshmerkel@rmc.edu

 

POSITION: Assistant Field Hockey Coach – Graduate Assistant

 

DESCRIPTION: Randolph-Macon College, a Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is seeking graduate assistant for the fall season with the possibility of continuing duties during the non-traditional season. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in practice and game day preparation, as well as coordinating travel, ordering equipment/apparel, aiding in fundraising efforts, performing tactical analysis of opponents, recruitment of perspective student-athletes and any other duties assigned by head coach or athletic director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree, strong interpersonal and communication skills, previous competitive playing experience at the college or university level required.

CONTACT: Jessica Weiss, Head Field Hockey Coach, PO Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005; Email: jessicaweiss@rmc.edu; Cell: 215.264.8098; Office: 804.752.3778

 

Position: Assist Women’s Lacrosse  Coach – Graduate Assistant

 

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the position of graduate assistant in women’s lacrosse. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the women’s lacrosse program. R-MC is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

 

Responsibilities: The graduate assistant’s duties will include but not be limited to, assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the women’s lacrosse program.  The graduate assistant will be involved in daily practice planning, on field coaching, strength and conditioning program creation and supervision, as well as on and off campus recruiting.

 

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Collegiate playing experience or high school/collegiate coaching experience is preferred.  The graduate assistant will be expected to demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

MK Geratowski

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
mkgeratowski@rmc.edu

 

 

Position: Men's Lacrosse Graduate Assistant

 

 Primary responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

 

Assist in the direction of the men's lacrosse team on and off the playing field. Assist in organization of all practice sessions.  Assist in preparations for games and practices.  Work in accordance with all staff members associated with the Randolph-Macon athletic department. Represent the Athletic Department in a positive manner.

 

Recruit qualified student-athletes to participate in the program. Work with the admissions department in regards to scheduling appointments for prospective students. Conduct recruiting calls and recruit mailings. Carry out recruiting assignments as established by head coach.  Assist the coach in monitoring student-athletes’ grades and activities.

 

Possess ability to communicate to student-athletes the mission of Randolph-Macon College and the Athletic Department philosophy and goals. Demonstrate a commitment to the college’s mission and Athletic Department goals and learning outcomes. Comply with all rules of the college and NCAA Division III. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Collegiate lacrosse playing experience.  Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.  Prior collegiate or high school coaching experience preferred

Thanks for the consideration.

 

J.B. Sheridan

R-MC Men's Lacrosse

301-512-9321

  

Position: Women's Soccer GA

 

Primary responsibilities of the position are:

 

Assist in the direction of the athletic team. Assist in organization of all practice sessions and game management. Be responsible for coaching at least one position.

 

Work in accordance with all staff members associated with the athletic department. Represent the Athletic Department in a positive manner.

 

Recruit qualified student-athletes to participate in the program. Work with the admissions department in regards to scheduling appointments for prospective students. Conduct recruiting calls and recruit mailings. Carry out recruiting assignments as established by head coach.

 

Assist in preparations for suitable playing and practice sites. Assist head coach in annual fundraising projects. Assist head coach in monitoring student-athletes’ grades and activities.

 

Possess ability to communicate to student-athletes the mission of the College and the Athletic Department philosophy and goals. Demonstrate a commitment to College mission and Athletic Department goals and learning outcomes. Comply with all rules of the College and NCAA Division III. 

 

Jay Howell

jayhowell@rmc.edu

804-972-1952

 

 

POSITION: Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach – Graduate Assistant

 

DESCRIPTION: Randolph-Macon College, a Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is seeking graduate assistant for the swim season (Mid September to Mid February) with the possibility of continuing duties during the off-traditional season. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in practice and meet preparation, as well as coordinating travel, ordering equipment/apparel, aiding in fundraising efforts, recruitment of perspective student-athletes and any other duties assigned by head coach or athletic director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree, strong interpersonal and communication skills, previous competitive swimming experience at the college or university level required.

 

CONTACT: Brent Kintzer, Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, PO Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005; Email: brentkintzer@rmc.edu; Cell: 540.287.1084; Office: 804.752.3104

 

 

POSITION: Volleyball Graduate Assistant

DESCRIPTION: Randolph-Macon College, a Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is seeking a graduate assistant for the fall season with the possibility of continuing duties during the non-traditional season. Responsibilities include assisting the coaching staff in practice and game day preparation and responsibilities, as well as coordinating travel, ordering equipment/apparel, aiding in fundraising efforts, performing tactical analysis of opponents, assisting in technical support for video broadcasting, recruitment of perspective student-athletes and any other duties assigned by the coaching staff or athletic director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree, strong interpersonal and communication skills, previous competitive playing experience at the college or university level preferred.

CONTACT: Liz Drewry Newton, lizdrewry@rmc.edu  

 

 

Tuckahoe Sports/TSI Training

Baseball Operations Intern

Tuckahoe Sports/Mid Atlantic Orioles

Internship for the Spring/Summer/Fall 2019

2 positions available

Assist the Director of Baseball Operations with the following:

* social media marketing

* baseball staff meetings

* coaching staff with team work-outs and practice/nights and weekends

* Camps, coaching clinics and classes

  * TSI coaches retreat

* Player scouting and evaluations

If Interested-Please send your resume to Chris McKnight, VP, Tuckahoe Sports cmcknight@tuckahoesports.org    No phone calls please

 

Baseball Technology Intern

2 positions available

Under the direction of the Vice President, the Baseball Technology intern will:

*Use several variations of software to upload, edit, share and playback video for use by coaching staff.

*Film drills, practice, games, etc. as predetermined by coaching staff.

*Assist coaching staff with other tasks related to video and technology documentation of baseball activities and sports science.

*Operate Diamond Kinetics equipment during practice. Monitor data collection and make any necessary adjustments. Confirm proper transmission of data to Diamond Kinetics

*General equipment maintenance involving Ipads.

If interested-Please send your resume to Chris McKnight, VP , Tuckahoe Sports cmcknight@tuckahoesports.org    No phone calls please

 

 

 

VCU Social Media Manager

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to serve a prominent role in the Communications department’s social media efforts during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Help to implement and adhere to VCU Athletics social media standards;
  • Promote VCU Athletics and its sport programs through the use of various social media platforms, including, but not necessarily limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram;
  • Coordinate, produce and schedule social media content for various team accounts;
  • Work with elements of graphic design and video to produce social media content;
  • Assist with other elements of Communications Office, as needed; and
  • Other projects or duties, as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program;
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU;
  • Understanding of popular social media platforms; and
  • Competence working with Adobe Photoshop and/or video editing platforms, such as Final Cut or Premier Pro.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics; and
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented.

 

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94240

 

 

VCU Creative Video Content

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to work with the Creative Video Content Manager during the 2020-21 academic year. The desired candidate will have an interest and desire to learn about the world of video production and content creation for all of VCU athletics media platforms.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Camera operation, graphic design, video editing, lighting, set design, social media content creation;
  • Assist in gameday operations by producing features, highlights, interviews, and info graphics that promote VCU athletics; and
  • Hosting office hours during which they will assist in shooting interviews, editing features and highlight packages, and maintaining equipment.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program;
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU;
  • Understanding of popular social media platforms;
  • Must be creative, proactive and have a love for sports; and
  • Competence working with Adobe Photoshop and/or video editing platforms, such as Final Cut or Premier Pro.

 

A video reel must be emailed to hickscj2@vcu.edu.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and work nights and weekends.

 

Click the following link to apply:  http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/95075

 

 

 

VCU Communications

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Communications area during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Promoting and telling the stories of the VCU Athletic Department’s 17 intercollegiate programs;
  • Writing features and press releases;
  • Record keeping and tracking statistics;
  • Working with some elements of graphic design and participating in some PA, radio, and video work;
  • Assisting with any media request for coaches and student-athletes; and
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94250

 

VCU Video Production

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to work with the Video Production Manager during the 2020-21 academic year. Applicants must have an interest and desire to learn about the world of video production and live television through sports.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Camera operation, graphic design, live video switching, video editing, lighting, set design, signal flow and video board operation;
  • Assist in game day operations for live streaming, helping to setup and break

down equipment while being an intricate part of the production process; and

  • Office hours during which they will assist in shooting interviews, editing features and highlight packages, and maintaining equipment.
  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program;
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU;
  • Understanding of popular social media platforms; and
  • Competence working with Adobe Photoshop and/or video editing platforms, such as Final Cut or Premier Pro.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Ability lift up to 50 lbs. and work nights and weekends.

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/95074

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE

 Athletic Communications Assistant

 POSITION SUMMARY

 

Provides assistance to the Athletic Communications/Public Relations unit within the Department of Athletics.  Assists with organization and preparation of statistics and game materials as well as the production of feature content on the website.

 

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Organizes statistics for media notes and website usage.
  • Retrieves historical data and assists with maintenance of records for all 17 varsity athletic programs.
  • Edits game notes and features.
  • Prepares game day materials such as roster cards and statistics sheets.
  • Produces feature content (video and written) for athletic department website.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

 

  • Office environment (sitting, standing, walking, typing)
  • May require work on some nights and weekends

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Excellent written communication skills are required.
  • Adherence to all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations is required.

 

           

CONTACT

 

If interested in the position, please contact:

 

Matt McCollester

Assistant AD/Communications

University of Richmond Athletics

(804) 287-6313

mmccollester@richmond.edu

 

 

PR & Communications Intern

  • Assist the Public Relations & Marketing department with day-to-day promotion of Sports Backers events.
    • Assist with the management of the Sports Backers’ social media outlets. This includes increasing frequency of interaction, brainstorming contest ideas, and keeping the content fresh.
    • Assist with graphic design and creative concepts, as well as video editing and production
    • Research relevant stories and articles to feature in our e-newsletter, PULSE.
    • Write articles and press releases related to Sports Backers events and people participating in them.
    • Assist in monitoring the performance of digital advertisements.

Applicants are asked to submit a relevant article, feature story, blog post, or social media campaign as a writing sample along with a cover letter and resume.

 Interested Applicants can apply here

 

 

Communications / Social Media Internship Academic Year 2020-2021

Description The Colonial Athletic Association is accepting applications for a Communications / Social Media Internship. This is a 10-month position that allows hardworking, enthusiastic individuals the opportunity to gain communications and media relations experience at the conference level.

Duties

• Serve as the primary media contact and championship media director for multiple Olympic sports to be assigned. • Produce content for assigned sports via caasports.com and social media accounts.
• Provide CAA membership, NCAA and media with updated information for select sports.
• Provide support for communications staff in preparation of and during assigned championship events,
  including but not limited to men’s and women’s basketball.
• Assist in all aspects of social media.
• Assist in editing of communications materials and publications
• Assist in the writing and editing of conference publications, including media guides,championship programs, etc. • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

• Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a related field
• Excellent writing/editing abilities and knowledge of AP style
• Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills with an emphasis on
  attention to detail, work ethic, honesty, and loyalty
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
• Self-motivated, creative and digitally savvy
• Volunteer and/or paid experience in sports media relations
• Experience with creating and editing social media and video content preferred

Application Procedure Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references and any links to published multimedia work samples.
Applications must be submitted electronically to jcorun@caasports.com with Communications Graduate Assistant noted in the subject line.
Applications should be received by July 15, 2020. Applicants will only be contacted if finalist for position. No phone calls please. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The expected start date is August 15

 

 

 

 

 

None available at this time

 

Leona Marketing Group Graduate Assistant Position

Dates: August 15, 2020 to Dec. 6, 2020 and January 11, 2021 to May 1,2021 (20 hours per week)

Location: Remote with option for onsite in Baltimore, MD on select occasions/ as desired

Stipend: $2,000 per semester stipend ($4,000 Total)

Duties: 

  1. Assist in development of proposals and presentations targeted to Athletic Directors and Conference commissioners
  2. Assist in research and formulation of the MAS Evaluation for partners schools (The MAS Evaluation is a tool used to examine revenue generation and growth opportunities for our clients)
  3. Research, develop and formulate a database of all potential Multimedia Rights and Apparel Deals for Division 1 Colleges
  4. Research – work with team to research potential client leads as necessary
  5. Aid in redesign of company website and proposal materials
  6. Manage inventory system of company CRM
  7. Organize and manage department contract books as new contracts come in
  8. Be proficient in Google Docs and contract language
  9. Support Leona Marketing Group Hospitality Events surrounding national events as needed
  10. Other duties as assigned

 

Expectations: 

  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs
  2. Desire to learn and understand the complex world of Multimedia Rights and negotiation tactics
  3. Organization and attention to detail
  4. Professional dress code
  5. Open and professional communication with supervisors
  6. Positive attitude with self-starter mentality 

If interested in this position please send resume to Dan Gale (dan.gale@leonamarketinggroup.com)

 

 

Richmond Sports Properties:  Richmond Sports Properties solely represents the Spiders. In complete collaboration with the university, this locally based Learfield IMG College team is committed to extending the affinity of the University of Richmond brand to businesses and corporations of all sizes looking to align with the undeniably loyal and passionate collegiate fan base. As the exclusive athletics multimedia rights holder, Richmond Sports Properties manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the university. They can bolster their own brand and garner maximum exposure through such inventory as venue signage; event sponsorships and promotion; corporate hospitality; radio and television; digital engagement and visibility via the official athletics website RichmondSpiders.com.

Learfield IMG College: We’re proud to represent institutions, conferences and arenas all across the country that look to us to manage their brand – and do so with the utmost integrity.

 

Title: Property Assistant, Richmond Sports Properties

Reports To: Account Executive

Time Commitment: 20 hours per week including office hours, special and athletic events, held nights and weekends

Duration: Fall 2020 through Spring 2021

 

Responsibilities:

  • Learn all aspects of Richmond Sports Properties from creative to closing
  • Research prospects and activation opportunities
  • Assist with the creation of sales proposals and year end reviews in both Word and PowerPoint
  • Draft professional letters of correspondence on behalf of staff
  • Assist with the execution of Football and Men’s Basketball Game Day Hospitality
  • Assist with data entry and management in KORE and SharePoint (sales software)
  • Assist with the fulfillment of sponsorship packages
  • Update and maintain comprehensive partner list for digital and departmental use
  • Offer creative for proposals and activation
  • Prospect and solicit potential corporate partners
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Website: https://www.learfield.com/partner/richmond-sports-properties/

 

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to: Mike.Poplaski@RichmodSportsProperties.com

 

Applicants should be in college or graduate school at time of employment.

 

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking graduate assistants to assist in the daily operations of the Development area during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

Specifically, the Ram Athletic Fund Graduate Assistant will serve an important role as a liaison between the VCU Athletic Department and its 3,600 donor, $3.5 million annual fundraising operation. This position will assist with fulfillment of donor benefits, coordination of RAF events, provide tremendous customer service and represent VCU Athletics at numerous external functions, home athletic contests, donor trips, and University functions.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Identification of prospects for high-level annual and major gifts, serving as a “front door” to the RAF office, and assisting Major Gift Officers and Senior Administration with donor identification;
  • Providing integral support with the coordination of donor benefits, VCU donor database management, parking reallocation, gift/seating renewals, gift processing, game-day operations, special events, booster activities, promotions and other duties as assigned for a $3.5 million annual fund, 3,600 donor operation;
  • Managing RAF email account and main RAF phone line;
  • Planning, implementing, and overseeing student-athlete “Thank-A-Thon,” reaching over 3,600 donors, and creating a fun, competitive environment for student-athletes to participate and spread the mission of VCU Athletics;
  • Working in a team environment, collaborating on projects with ticket office, sports information department, marketing, coaches and all other areas of the VCU athletics department to provide outstanding fan experience to all VCU patrons;
  • Attending all meetings as able and complete assignments in a timely, efficient, and professional manner; and
  • All other duties as assigned by Athletics Development staff.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Professionalism at all times, including numerous daily phone calls and frequent personal interaction with donors; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 Click the following link to apply:  http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94248

 

 

                                                 

 

Organizational Overview

Henrico Police Athletic League (Henrico PAL) is a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and we rely on the generosity of extraordinary citizens and corporations to provide the resources to keep our youth active, productive, and safe. The mission of Henrico PAL is to provide a high quality and safe environment for at-risk youth between the ages of 5 and 18 through educational, athletic and social programs, while creating a positive relationship between police officers and youth. Since our inception in 2007, over 25,000 children have participated in Henrico PAL sponsored programs and events; such as, Henrico PAL's After School Programs where over 50% of participants achieve honor role. Henrico PAL also offers a variety of free educational, recreational, and athletic programs, including Chess Club, Dance, and Open Gym Night. Henrico PAL helps Virginia's youth prepare for college, careers, and citizenship with our Youth Leadership Council (YLC). These programs help improve the lives of Henrico’s youth and sets our community up for success.

Title:   Development and Communications Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities:

Henrico PAL’s Development and Communications Coordinator assists in all aspects of fundraising, communications, and marketing. This part-time position reports to the Executive Director. The Coordinator will maintain donor records, acknowledge donations, and prepare correspondence regarding the organization and its programs. The Coordinator will also assist with external communications of the organization. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support all aspects of an annual development plan that includes goals, work plans, timelines, and donor cultivation.
  • Coordinator is primary point person for updating, adding and maintaining donor and constituent records in the database
  • Update and maintain accurate contribution receipts in database
  • Ensure all gifts and pledges are processed and acknowledged accurately and promptly
  • Maintain accurate donor records including ongoing database maintenance and clean-up projects to improve data integrity and database performance
  • Communicate as needed with external constituents
  • Assist with creation of donor lists and other gift queries and reports
  • Assist with coordination of annual fund mail appeals
  • Provide support and coordination for development events
  • Perform other related development duties as assigned
  • Create and distribute monthly e-Newsletter, working with Henrico PAL staff for story input and approval/edits
  • Work with Henrico PAL team to coordinate social media strategy and outreach
  • Work with Henrico PAL team to develop and design external brochures, documents, and flyers
  • Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Position needs to be filled by a current graduate student, who is a highly motivated, detail-oriented and a reliable self-starter who works well in a team environment
  • Ability to develop, implement and execute strategic marketing and communication plans that support Henrico PAL’s mission
  • Demonstrate high level of professionalism, accuracy, thoroughness and willingness to learn and adapt in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs; design capability a plus
  • Reliable transportation is required

 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Sgt. Kenneth L. Ragland (Retired)

Executive Director

Henrico Police Athletic League

8655 Staples Mill Road

Henrico, VA 23228

info@henricopal.org

 

 

 

 

                                     

 

 

 

Sportable’s Development and Communications Intern will assist in all aspects of fundraising, communications, and marketing. This position reports to the Director of Development. The Coordinator will maintain donor records, acknowledge donations, and prepare correspondence regarding the organization and its programs.

The Development and Communications Intern will also assist with external communications of the organization.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and other position-specific materials listed to Shelley Sowers, Athletic Director, at shelley@sportable.org.

Duties & Responsibilities

·       Support all aspects of an annual development plan that includes goals, work plans, timelines, and donor cultivation

·       Assist with updating, adding and maintaining donor and constituent records in the database

·       Update and maintain accurate contribution receipts in database

·       Ensure all gifts and pledges are processed and acknowledged accurately and promptly

·       Maintain accurate donor records including ongoing database maintenance and clean-up projects to improve data integrity and database performance

·       Communicate as needed with external constituents

·       Assist with creation of donor lists and other gift queries and reports

·       Assist with coordination of annual fund mail appeals

·       Provide support and coordination for development events

·       Perform other related development duties as assigned

·       Work with Sportable team to coordinate social media strategy and outreach

·       Work with Sportable team to develop and design external brochures, documents, and flyers

·       Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed

Qualifications & Skills

·       Knowledge and experience working with individuals of all abilities and age groups

·       In-depth disability awareness preferred

·       Have access to transportation

·       Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

·       Pass a background check

·       Basic computer processing skills including MS Office


                                                 
              

                                     

 

 

                   

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE

 Athletic Facilities & Events Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY

The Facilities & Events Assistant will assist the Coordinator of Facilities & Events with game day operations for all home athletics events as well as athletic facility management and maintenance.

  

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Assist the Coordinator of Facilities & Events with overall game day operations at various home athletic contests

·       Plan and schedule staffing needs for various home athletic contests

·       Assist with facility preparation for various home athletic contests

·       Submit web-based work orders for various facility repairs

·       Coordinate team practice schedules at the various athletic facilities on campus

·       Supervise game day staff at Olympic Sports events (scoreboard operator, event technician, and public address announcer)

 

  • Work with RMC Events personnel during events staffed by RMC Events

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

 

  • Office environment (sitting, standing, walking, typing)
  • Outdoor work, preparing facilities for events, involving light lifting
  • Requires work on nights and weekends

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must be able to work outdoors and perform light lifting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products as well as the ability to learn, understand, and administer the campus scheduling software, EMS.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic, and be able to manage a work schedule that includes nights and weekend work.
  • Adherence to all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations is required.

 

           

CONTACT

 

If interested in the position, please contact:

 

Jack McCarroll

Assistant AD for Facilities & Events

University of Richmond Athletics

(804) 289-8240

jmccarro@richmond.edu

 

 

 

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Marketing area during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

Specifically, the Marketing Graduate Assistants will work closely with all facets of game-day event planning and implementation. Tasks include pre-event planning and advertising, ticket sales, event preparation including marketing set up and tear down, game day script writing, production, and management. Marketing efforts will support VCU’s Division I intercollegiate athletic programs and the overall VCU Athletics brand. This position will work both cooperatively and independently with administrators, coaches, and athletics department staff, as well as other University personnel and student organizations.

 

All duties and responsibilities will be assigned with the end goal of increasing attendance at VCU athletic events, representing and promoting the VCU athletics brand and increasing revenue for the department.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing all marketing responsibilities of select sports; developing and implementing marking plans, promotional schedules and ticket sales campaigns as well as all aspects of game presentation (scripts, promotions, entertainment, etc.);
  • Executing group sales plan to increase attendance through community outreach efforts (emphasis on emails and calls to past groups as well as creatively targeting new prospects);
  • Overseeing the special marketing programs. (i.e. Junior Rowdy Rams Kids Club);
  • Coordinating and managing mascot appearances;
  • Assisting with various game day presentation duties for Men’s Basketball (i.e. Scheduling National Anthem singers, serve as on-court game day coordinator);
  • Establishing effective on-campus marketing efforts (i.e. presence at student orientations);
  • Coordinating VCU Athletics’ presence at community events in and around the city of Richmond;
  • Assisting with coordination of various athletics communication mediums (i.e. Weekly student emails, faculty/staff telegrams, campus digital sign updates); and
  • Other duties as assigned (i.e. assistance with social media and dance/cheer/band coordination).

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94252

 

 

 

Marketing Assistant – University of Richmond

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides assistance to the Marketing unit within the Department of Athletics. Responsible for the

development and execution of marketing and promotions plans for select Olympic sports teams, as well

as development of new kid’s club events, both at community appearances and during games to increase

membership. This position will be primarily tasked with increasing attendance while also enhancing the

overall atmosphere at Olympic sporting events. These sports include, but are not exclusive of: baseball,

field hockey, women’s soccer, swimming & diving, men’s and women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s

tennis. This position will also be responsible for overseeing the volunteers in the department and helping

with game day activities for football, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the direction of a full-time Marketing staff member, develop and execute marketing and
  • Assist Director of Marketing with marketing, promotions, planning, and execution of Women’s

promotions plans for select Olympic sports. (45%)

o Solicit fan attendance at home contests using mostly non-paid advertising mediums such

as email, phone, in-person meetings and digital media (i.e. social media, website etc…).

o Create promotions for select games. Promotions may include: in-game contests,

recognitions, post-game clinics, and/or themes.

Basketball games. (25%)

  • Create and research fun ideas for Spiderlings Kids Club events, and help develop a plan on how
  • Oversee and manage office and game day student and volunteer schedule. This will include

to increase membership; will attend community events to market kids club to families. (20%)

planning office schedules around classes, creating game day schedules, relaying scheduling

discrepancies to Director of Marketing and helping to troubleshoot scheduling issues. (10%)

CONTACTS

  • Fans – to solicit attendance and to execute in-game promotions
  • Students – to solicit attendance and to execute in-game promotions

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

  • Organizing and overseeing approximately five volunteers in the Marketing department
  • Office environment (sitting, standing, walking, typing)
  • Minimal or no travel required
  • Some nights and weekends required – must work all game days for football, men’s basketball,

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

and women’s basketball, as well as select Olympic sports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sports marketing experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-starter with initiative and creativity
  • Ability to work well with coaches, student-athletes, and other staff members
  • A thorough knowledge of applicable NCAA rules and regulations is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and

regulations is required.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Eric Hulse, the University of Richmond Athletics

Director of Marketing and Sales, at ehulse@richmond.edu.

 

 

 

 

Position Summary

The Richmond Kickers Pro Soccer Club is seeking Graduate Assistants for the 2020 academic year. Candidates

should be highly motivated, passionate and driven individuals that are seeking hands-on experience in a

fast-paced, interactive and professional sports environment. The Graduate Assistant will participate fully in all

aspects of the marketing & sales process, including making outgoing calls and setting up meetings and

appointments with potential clients and promotional partners. The candidate will take an active role in

prospect identification and follow-up, including proposal development & delivery, while developing new

business by establishing a network of prospective partners through participation in local community events.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist full-time members of the Front Office with tasks across all departments within the Professional
  • Assist with community events, appearances, and outreach
  • Assist with any administrative tasks needed by the pro club
  • Help to build a positive image of soccer and the Richmond Kickers throughout central Virginia

Team, and in support of any club special projects

Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Position needs to be filled by a current graduate student, who is a highly motivated, aggressive,
  • Ability to develop, implement and execute strategic plans
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and interacts professionally with club stakeholders
  • Demonstrate high level of professionalism, accuracy, thoroughness and willingness to learn and adapt

detail-oriented and reliable self-starter who works well in a team environment

in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable transportation is required

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Richmond Kickers - Attn: Camp Peery, VP, Sales & Operations

Email: cpeery@richmondkickers.com

 

 

 

Richmond Raceway Promotional Team

Marketing Assistant

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Richmond Raceway promotional team will support all marketing operations to promote Richmond Raceway. This will include community engagements, RICHMOND NATION events, Virginia Credit Union Live! Concerts, promotional functions, marketing assistance and race weekend operations.

The successful candidates will have a passion for fan engagement, sport promotions and teamwork.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • _Set up the Richmond Raceway experience at local and regional events as directed.
  • _Facilitate the run of show during events.
  • _Assist with all Richmond Raceway community marketing initiatives.
  • _Create an immersive brand experience for all guest and represent Richmond Raceway in a professional manner at all times.
  • _Engage event patrons about the latest Richmond Raceway benefits and offers.

 

CHARACTERISTICS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • _Strong communication and guest service skills
  • _Excellent organizational skills
  • _Ability to interact with and entertain a crowd of all ages
  • _General knowledge of Richmond Raceway & NASCAR preferred
  • _Ability to work flexible hours with weekend availability

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described within the position description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described within the position description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested candidates can apply by sending their resume and cover letter to (rmsmith@richmondraceway.com & zhcurtis@richmondraceway.com).

 

 

VCU Operations

 Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Sport Operations area during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Assisting the Associate AD for Sport Operations with game operations for home VCU Athletics events and tournaments;
  • Overseeing a group of 12-14 undergraduate work-study students;
  • Assisting the Associate AD for Sport Operations with the coordination of team travel for various athletic teams; and
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94245

 

VCU Equipment Room GA 

Description of the Job:         

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Equipment Room and provide support for all 17 varsity athletics teams during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Inventory control of athletic apparel and equipment;
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment;
  • Helping prepare for road games and competitions;
  • Helping with the organization and management of athletic department vans;
  • Assisting with the management of student managers; and
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented; and
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication. 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94253

 

 

Event Operations Intern

Richmond Raceway Complex

 

Job Summary: Internship will be in the Richmond Raceway Complex Event Sales and Services department which will start August 2020 and run through April 2021.  Event Intern responsibilities will consist of coordinating with the Director of Events and Event Coordinator on preparing for upcoming events and coordinating with other departments and vendors to ensure event success and proper event communication within the Operations department.

Essential Functions:

Performs any combination of the following duties according to specific department guidelines:

 

  1. Learn how to use SiteCore in order to update and maintain Complex website and event calendar
  2. Promote Complex shows via facebook and work on ways to increase likes/engagement
  3. Coordinate with Operations Team for setup of events based on the work order
  4. Attend networking events with the Director of Events and Event Coordinator to further experience in business development and meet industry professionals
  5. Coordinate and distribute monthly email communication to the front office, contact center, and MRN for inquiries and for the phone calendar
  6. Maintain Complex Operations calendars and keep up to date
  7. Race Prep assistance will be needed in the following areas prior to the September 21-22 NASCAR race weekend: Operations Team Task Tracker, schedule pre-race meetings with vendors, organize dispatch notebooks, distribute materials to vendors
  8. Assist in planning and coordination of Professional Women’s Bowling Association Championship week events to be held during the September race week
  9. Attend Weekly Complex meetings and Pre/Post event meetings for large shows
  10. Concert Prep and event day assistance as needed.
  11. Perform other duties assigned by Director of Events and Event Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Must be outgoing, friendly and have a willingness to interact with people at public promotional events.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively orally in a pleasant speaking voice.
  3. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed.
  4. Ability to meet the public well and to deal effectively with their questions or concerns, seeking assistance when needed.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, and officials in other departments.
  6. Ability to work alone or with others.
  7. Practice and maintain professional work ethics, attitude, and appearance.
  8. Flexible schedule, able to work some evenings and weekends.
  9. Must have a valid drivers license
  10. Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs (for assistance with setup of events when needed)

 

If interested please send resume to Megan Hazzard, Director of Events at Richmond Raceway – mhazzard@richmondraceway.com

 

 

 

Event Management Intern

  • Assist full-time staff with day-to-day operations and event planning.
    • Answer incoming calls and assist in answering inquiries about the Sports Backers and our events.
    • Assist with distribution of promotional materials in the community.
    • Assist with mail-in registration input for all events.
    • Manage projects for events and serve on event committees.
    • Assist with the set-up and breakdown of events both on-site and in the warehouse.
    • Assist other departments with projects as needed.

 

 

 

University of Richmond

POSITION TITLE: Football Operations Assistant

 POSITION SUMMARY

 The Intern will assist the Director of Football Operations during the week and home football games during the season. The candidate will have the opportunity to help with football camps and preseason training camp during the summer.  Additional responsibilities may include but not be limited to:  unofficial recruiting visits, travel planning, and other administrative tasks. The position will provide operations experience for the successful candidate.

 

 

CONTACT

 

If interested in the position, please contact:

 

John Srofe

Director of Football Operations

University of Richmond Athletics

(804) 287-6846

jsrofe@richmond.edu

 

ARMS Software is the most innovative, fastest growing technology company in the college
athletics industry and is currently working with over 150 university athletic departments across
the country. ARMS is a web and mobile based platform that supports and automates all facets
of college athletics ranging from recruiting to student-athlete development and fundraising.
The ARMS team is a group of veteran, proven technology entrepreneurs that have built some of
the most successful software companies in North America over the past 20 years. This group
has also built some of the largest and most famous software systems in the world for companies
like GEICO, Apple, Nike, Bank of America, and all of the major train companies in North
America to name a few.
Along with this technology expertise, the ARMS leadership team has been involved in college
athletics as student-athletes, administrators, university board members, and major
philanthropists for decades. ARMS is the culmination of these experiences and has a singular
mission to change the future of college athletics administration forever.


Operations Team
Description
As an Operations Team Member, you will be responsible for working directly with Intercollegiate
Athletic Administrators, Coaches and Staff. Operations Interns will gain hands-on experience
and knowledge in the day to day support of clients through creative problem solving and logical
thinking.

The Role
ARMS is seeking a Operations Team Intern with a great attitude and desire to learn as part of a
team. You will work closely with other Operation Team members, Data Team members, frontend developers and end-user clients. The position will provide the Operations Intern with hands
on experience and knowledge in managing the day to day tasks associated with supporting enduser clients.

Location
Richmond, VA


Responsibilities
Advising end users in best practices.
Collaboration with the Sales, Development and Data teams.
Promoting quality assurance and detailed assistance to end users.
Attendance and participation in Operations/Data team meetings.


Experience & Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Strong academic performance
Experience with Microsoft Office


Preferred Qualifications
Work effectively and efficiently with Client Coaching staffs/Athletic Departments, Sales &
Marketing, Ops, and Dev
Ability to deliver quality work on tight deadlines, and manage a queue of requests
Receptive to design and performance feedback
Excellent communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills
Ability to present your work and communicate with an extended team
Ability to manage feedback from various stakeholders

Contact Information
Winston Curry
ARMS Software
Sr. Director of Client Services
808 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 250
Richmond, VA 23236
Phone: 855-215-2767
Winston.curry@armssoftware.com

 

 

 

Sportable is seeking a highly motivated, energetic individual to join the Program Team.

A Program Intern must be an outgoing, self-motivated individual who possesses effective communication skills. Internships require weekend and evening hours surrounding our program schedule. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and other position-specific materials listed to Shelley Sowers, Athletic Director, at shelley@sportable.org.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide general program management to include tracking of attendance, volunteer hours, payments/registrations, survey results, and administration, etc.
  • Update databases weekly as instructed by Program Staff
  • Onsite program support for identified programs, based on season
  • Create and lead special event or training based on season and personal interest
  • Carrying out general program management for assigned sports, determined by season
  • Weekly emails to athletes and volunteers
  • Load equipment and make any necessary preparations 1 day in advance
  • Development and coordination of lesson plans with coaches
  • Coordinate travel information for programs as appropriate
  • Administrating and tracking of pre and post assessments
  • Other responsibilities include day to day operational support deemed priority by Athletic Director and Program staff

 

 

University of Richmond

Position Description

Recreation Facilities Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Serves as Facility Manager (FM) during scheduled shifts to resolve challenging situations that may impact the operation of facilities and programs. Supervises student and part-time employees working in facility and program areas and ensures employee compliance with departmental policies and procedures.  Performs facility and equipment inspections during each FM shift, and enforces facility policies. Serves as point of contact to resolve customer service challenges, and is point of contact during emergency situations to ensure emergency action plans are followed.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  • Serves as Facility Manager (FM) during scheduled shifts to resolve challenging situations that may impact the operation of facilities and programs.
  • Supervises student and part-time/temporary employees working in facility and program areas and ensures employee compliance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs facility and equipment inspections during each FM shift, and enforces facility policies.
  • Serves as point of contact to resolve customer service challenges, and is point of contact during emergency situations to ensure emergency action plans are followed.
  • Circulates throughout the Weinstein Center during shift and maintains a visible presence in the facility.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for on-the-job training of new Facility Supervisors to include teaching the building opening, closing and daily operations.
  • Reports maintenance and other repair needs to appropriate staff.
  • Assists with administrative reports such as facility inspections and participation numbers.
  • Follow and enforce all emergency procedures in compliance with the risk management plan. Comply with all Recreation and Wellness employee guidelines.

 

 

CONTACTS: 

 

  • Weinstein Center Members (students, faculty/staff and community) – to assess satisfaction and communicate essential information.
  • University Facilities (custodial)-to assist in cleaning up during/after facility rentals, to manage daily cleaning of facilities
  • University Facilities-to submit and follow up on work orders and facility projects

 

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: 

 

  • Assists in providing training, work direction and problem solving assistance for student and part-time/casual workers.
  • In-direct supervisor of part-time and student staff including hiring, scheduling, assigning work and reviewing performance.

 

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:

 

  • Requires employee to work mainly indoors with some work possible outdoors or in other buildings on/off campus. Requires employee to serve on Facility Manager Rotation team, and requires medium lifting – up to 50 pounds.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

            Knowledge, skills & ability: 

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills for relating by telephone, greeting visitors and maintaining confidentiality
  • General knowledge of recreation, athletic or fitness facility operations
  • Ability to read, interpret and enforce policies and procedures
  • Ability to resolve disruptive situations and maintain confidentiality
  • Must be able to perform basic computer functions including internet searching, email, word, excel; must be able to learn Recreation Management software to perform Member Service functions
  • First Aid and CPR/AED certification required within two weeks of employment

 

            Education & experience:   

  • Previous experience in recreation and facility supervision is preferred

 If interested please contact Marti Tomlin mtomlin@richmond.edu

 

 

VCU Ticket Operations

Description of the Job:          

VCU Athletics is seeking graduate assistants to assist in the daily operations of the Ticket Operations area during the 2020-21 academic year.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Assisting with counter and phone sales for Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, and Siegel Center special events using the Paciolan Ticketing System.;
  • Assisting in the men’s basketball game day operations by overseeing the student entrance and will call;
  • Assisting with ticket reconciliation and deposits;
  • Supervising game day ticket operations for our Olympic Sports (women’s volleyball, women’s basketball, soccer, or baseball);
  • Assisting with group sales for all ticketed sports with an emphasis on men’s basketball; and
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the Associate AD for External Operations and Assistant Director of Ticketing.

 

Required Qualifications         

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at VCU.

 

Preferred Qualifications        

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication; and
  • Experience in cash handling.

 

Click the following link to apply: http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/94246

 

 

 

 

University of Richmond

Position Description

 

POSITION TITLE

 

Ticket Office Assistant

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Ticket Office Assistant will assist in the day to day management of the Ticket Office for the Department of Athletics. This position will assist the Director of Ticket Operations with ticket sales, customer service and fulfillment for football, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Ticket Sales/Customer Service
    • Assist with phone, window, and mail orders for all athletic ticketed events utilizing Paciolan ticketing system.
    • Provide a high level of customer service to donors, ticket holders, and the general public.
    • Assist in group sales efforts with an emphasis on football and men’s basketball
  • Ticket Distribution.
    • Responsible for daily printing and distribution of season, mini-plan, and single game tickets.
  • Game Day Support.
    • Assist with game day ticket operations for all football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball events.
    • Assist game day ticket sales staff with customer service and ticketing issues.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

 

  • Office environment (sitting, standing, walking, typing)
  • Requires work on some nights and weekends

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must possess good customer service skills, good writing ability; knowledge of Paciolan ticket system or related ticket system preferred; must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic and be able to manage a work schedule that includes nights and weekend work
  • Adherence to all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations is required.

 

 

CONTACT

 

If interested in the position, please contact:

 

Mark Driscoll

Sr. Director of Strategic Ticketing & Sales Analytics

University of Richmond Athletics

(804) 289-8236

mdriscoll@richmond.edu

 

 

 

Position: Women’s Lacrosse Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant

Available: August 1, 2017

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the position of graduate assistant in strength and conditioning for the women’s lacrosse program. The successful candidate will be actively involved in all aspects of the women’s lacrosse team’s strength and conditioning program. R-MC is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

 

The graduate assistant will be expect to:

  1. Assist with the development and implementation of strength, speed, and conditioning program for the women’s lacrosse program in conjunction with the coaching staff. Advise coaches on pre-game and pre-practice protocols as well as post activity needs.
  2. Design and implement winter break and summer workout plans and schedules.
  3. Communicate with athletic training staff regarding athlete limitations and adjust workouts accordingly.
  4. Adhere to NCAA rules compliance in and be fully informed regarding institutional compliance with the NCAA and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference rules.
  5. Help to supervise team weight room times in order to correct form and technique.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Candidate should already be NSCA (CSCS or CSCCA) certified or be the process of pursuing said certifications.

 


MK Geratowski

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
mkgeratowski@rmc.edu