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 Mya Thompson at (804) 828-7821 or thompsonmt3@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 2022-23 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.

 

For questions regarding this graduate assistant position, please contact Caroline Comey cgcomey@vcu.edu

 

 

 

 

University of Richmond Academic Support Services for Athletics

 

Description: This position will provide assistance and support to all members of the Academic Support Staff services in a myriad of areas not limited to those listed below.  

 Academic Advising:  Academic advising at the University of Richmond operates under a “developmental” model. This approach encourages close interaction between advisor and advisee over time as both the advisor/advisee relationship and the student grow and develop. It also encourages a holistic view of the student with the advisor supporting the student through a range of choices including major/minor selection, course selection, participation in valuable co-curricular experiences, and even social-group/extra-curricular choices. 

Academic Counseling/Coaching: In addition to academic advising, our staff provides academic support for student-athletes to help them develop the skills they need to be successful students; this includes, but is not limited to, time management, assignment management, writing, reading comprehension, study skills, and test taking strategies.  The type of support provided to each student-athlete is individualized and determined by the student’s needs.  This support is provided in the form of one-on-one meetings, group meetings, and programming.

Study Hall:  Assisting with the coordination and supervising of 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. Study Hall positions require a willingness to work with a diverse population of student athletes, 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 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. 

 

To apply, please forward resumes and cover letters to: Courtney Hughes, Assistant Director of Athletics for Academic Support, courtney.hughes@richmond.edu

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

SAINT BRIDGET CATHOLIC SCHOOL

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR/PROGRAM COORIDNATOR

 

About Saint Bridget School:

The school is located at 6011 York Road in Richmond, Virginia. The school is part of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, which has 29 schools in which it governs. Saint Bridget Catholic School has around 500 students, and it is open to all students, not just Catholics. The school’s mission statement is as follows. “Saint Bridget School is a Catholic, Christ-centered environment that provides a strong academic curriculum and fosters spiritual growth, moral development, and the pursuit of excellence in the whole person”.

 

Position Summary & Pay:

The Assistance Athletic Director GA will support the Athletic Director and the Athletic department and report directly to the Athletic and School Principal.

Compensation: $2,000 stipend per semester paid by Saint Bridget School

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

Oral/written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, commitment to excellent customer service, project and time management skills. 

 

Essential Responsibilities

1. Follow all rules and regulations of the youth and middle school leagues, including preparing student lists, submitting schedules, dues, and other documents as required.

2. Follow all school rules and regulations, SBAB policy and school board policy.

3. Communicate and enforce that all student athletes will be supervised at all times.

4. Provide support for coaching staff and fill in as acting coach as needed.

5. Work with the SBAB to improve the youth and middle school athletic programs.

6. Verify that all participants have proper permission forms per school and league policy.

7. Check student eligibility per school rules and regulations and school board policy.

8. Plan, supervise, and attend recognition programs for school athletes.

9. Attend all SBAB meetings and sit on the board in a non-voting position.

10. Keep an updated inventory of all athletic equipment and uniforms.

11. Keep supplies, equipment, and uniforms in satisfactory condition, and coordinate the purchase of all new and replacement supplies, equipment, and uniforms with SBAB when necessary.

12. Provide each coach with equipment, team medical supplies, and uniforms prior to the season and insure that each coach returns all equipment, unused supplies, and uniforms using a checklist.

  

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 1. Per Semester position subject to responsibilities of position 2. Hours subject to responsibilities of position and may require evening and weekend duty 3. Clear criminal background check 4. Verification of health to perform job 5. Valid driver's license. Saint Bridget is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position is subject to Saint Bridget policy, rules, and regulations.  Interested applications must be enrolled in the Center for Sport Leadership graduate program for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Please email a resume and cover letter to Cuong Nguyen at cnguyen@saintbridget.org.

mailto:mstanley@visitrichmondva.com

 

 

There are no graduate assistantships in this category available at this time.

 

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 Lacrosse program during the 2022-23 academic year. 

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

(On field 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.

 

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:

  • 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.

 

For questions regarding this graduate assistant position, please contact Nicole Flores floresn2@vcu.edu

Click the following link to apply:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 for the 2022-2023. Position player experience preferred. Primary responsibilities include assisting the coaching staff in seasonal 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Communications area during the 2022-23 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.

 

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

 

All candidates must apply for this graduate assistant position. A cover letter and resume must be included as part of this application process. Apply here: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/468?c=vcu

We ask that graduate students limit their applications to three (3) graduate assistant positions of interest.

Applicants must be admitted to a VCU graduate program to be eligible for this graduate assistant position.

For information about applying to VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership, see https://sportleadership.vcu.edu/apply/.


An applicant who is admitted to VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership (CSL) may receive funding from both CSL and the VCU Athletics Department if they are the selected finalist.

 

There are two (2) open positions within Communications.


This graduate assistant position for 2022-23 will be open until filled, and review of applications will begin immediately.


For questions regarding this graduate assistant position, please contact Chris Kowalczyk at ckowalczyk@vcu.edu.


For questions regarding VCU Center for Sport Leadership applications, please contact Dr. Carrie LeCrom at cwlecrom@vcu.edu

 

Creative Content GA (All Sports)
Responsibilities include but are not limited toWill work in the creative services department to create engaging content that includes, but is not limited to video production, photography, graphic design, motion graphics and more, to be used for VCU Athletics social media channels, website and video board. 
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Premiere
  • Working knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Motion graphics
  • Knowledge of college athletic and social media trends
  • Prior experience with video, graphic design, motion graphics and/or photography 
  • Ability and willingness to travel to various games and events as needed
  • Ability to understand and utilize brand standards

Please email your resume and letter of interest to Chris Richards richardsr5@vcu.edu

 
Basketball Creative Content GA
Responsibilities include but are not limited to producing social media content (video, photography, graphic design) for both the Men’s and Women’s basketball programs. This position will also assist recruiting content for both programs. 
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Premiere
  • Knowledge of college basketball and college basketball recruiting
  • Prior experience with video, graphic design and photography
  • Experience using Sony mirrorless cameras or similar
  • Ability and willingness to travel to various games and events as needed
  • Ability to understand and utilize brand standards

Please email your resume and letter of interest to Chris Richards richardsr5@vcu.edu 

 

Randolph-Macon Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant

 

 

 

Randolph-Macon College, a NCAA Division III liberal arts college located in Ashland, Virginia, is seeking applications for the position of Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Athletic Communications, duties include assistance with marketing, publicizing and community relations/promotion for the College’s 18 men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams and the Athletic Department. This position will also update and maintain seasonal files and records for the Athletic Communications Office for all sports; assist with statistical collections and maintenance as well as updating and upkeep of the athletic web site, assisting with production of game notes and game programs, and assistance with video streaming as well as video highlights and features. Please contact Phil Stanton, Director of Athletic Communications, at philipstanton@rmc.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No opportunities are available at this time.

 

 

 

 

Graduate Assistant - Richmond Flying Squirrels (Richmond, VA)

 

Compensation:     $1,000/month

Job Description:                

Join one of the most exciting teams in baseball! The Richmond Flying Squirrels are a Double A Minor League Baseball team based in Richmond, Virginia. The Diamond, located in the heart of the city, is a premier sports and entertainment venue where fans and families come to watch the Flying Squirrels play. We have FUNN in all we do!

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are currently seeking a Graduate Assistant, who will be an important part of reaching the team goals for the 2023 season. Through sales calls, meetings with businesses and organizations throughout the region, and activating promotions and community outreach, candidates will be expected to learn quickly and apply acquired knowledge about the organization to become a productive and effective member of the team.

Duties:  

  • Assist multiple departments with the daily operations of the ballclub
  • Participate fully in all aspects of the sales process, including making outgoing calls and setting up meetings and appointments with potential clients
  • Perform in lead role with various in-game Corporate Sales programs
  • Assist the Community Relations Department with community events and mascot appearances
  • Assist the Promotions Department with execution of various promotional activities both during and outside of game dates
  • Learn day-to-day operations of baseball with various roles during VCU Baseball games.
  • Assist with the coordination of Hospitality Functions for sponsors (game-day and non-game day)
  • Provide a high level of customer service, client fulfillment and hospitality to current and prospective new clients
  • Help develop and generate new business, and maintain a network of perspective clients through participation in local community events
  • Maintain on-going recap files for all sponsored elements of the game day presentation and coordinate post-season reports for team sponsors

 

Work Experience and Requirements:

  • Energetic, well-organized, and self-motivated individual who can multi-task
  • Must be admitted to VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership Graduate Program
  • Must be able to commit an average of 20 hours per week from August 2022- May 2023
  • Ability to work agreed upon Richmond Flying Squirrels home games
  • Previous sales & customer service experience desired
  • Previous management experience a plus
  • Ability to work and communicate well with others
  • Ability to have FUNN at work amidst the busy life of a Minor League Baseball employee!

 Interested candidates should send Cover Letter and Resume to Jamie Gordon – jamie.gordon@squirrelsbaseball.com

Questions regarding the VCU Center for Sport Leadership Graduate program should visit: www.sportleadership.vcu.edu

 

 

Spiders Sports Properties: In complete collaboration with the university, this locally based Playfly Sports Properties 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, Spiders 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.

Playfly Sports Properties: A full-service sports marketing company providing top tier management of multimedia rights for universities, state high school associations, and other properties. Playfly looks to Partner, Innovate and Advance the aspirations of student-athletes, academic institutions, and our brand partners. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. https://www.playfly.com/

Title: Property Assistant, Spiders Sports Properties.  This is a paid position.

Reports To: Account Executive & General Manager

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

Duration: Fall 2022 through Spring 2023

Responsibilities:

  • Learn all aspects of Spiders 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 sales software
  • Assist with the fulfillment of sponsorship packages
  • Update and maintain comprehensive partner list for digital and departmental use
  • Offer creative ideas for proposals and activation
  • Prospect and solicit potential corporate partners
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High level of initiative with the ability to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to initiate and maintain personal relationships
  • Highly organized; able to prioritize and execute tasks & projects
  • Focus on attention to detail, quality over quantity
  • Ability to maintain a positive, upbeat attitude under pressure
  • Knowledge in Excel, Power Point and Outlook; savvy with social media
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including all home Football and select Men’s Basketball games
  • Experience with photography or photojournalism preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Playfly is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to: Tyler@SpidersSP.com & Mike@SpidersSP.com

 

 

 

Leona Marketing Group Graduate Assistant Position - Fall 2021 to Spring 2022

The Leona Marketing Group is seeking a highly motivated and self-driven individual seeking to expand their knowledge of college athletics through the world of multimedia rights, ticketing sales and service and outfitting and equipment. This individual will gain a behind-the-scenes perspective of how schools and conferences enhance their external revenue streams and structure third-party contracts. Additionally, this graduate assistantship will provide the individual an opportunity to network with key college athletics personnel across the industry. This graduate assistantship will consist of the following, but not limited to:

  1. Assist in the development of proposals and presentations targeted to college athletics 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 and enhance the current database of all potential multimedia rights and outfitting and equipment deals for Division I schools
  4. Work with the team to research potential client leads as necessary
  5. Assist in the management of company CRM
  6. Support Leona Marketing Group hospitality events surrounding national events as needed
  7. Other duties as assigned

Expectations:

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

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

Compensation: $4,000 per semester stipend ($8,000 total)

All interested applicants should send a resume to Brett Jones (Brett.Jones@LeonaMarketingGroup.com).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VCU Athletics is seeking graduate assistants to assist in the daily operations of the Development area during the 2022-23 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.

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

All candidates must apply for this graduate assistant position.
A cover letter and resume must be included as part of this application process.
Apply here: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/470?c=vcu


We ask that graduate students limit their applications to three (3) graduate assistant positions of interest.
Applicants must be admitted to a VCU graduate program to be eligible for this position.
For information about applying to VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership, see https://sportleadership.vcu.edu/apply/ .
An applicant who is admitted to VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership (CSL) may receive funding from both CSL and the VCU Athletics Department if they are the selected finalist.

There are two (2) open positions within Development.
This graduate assistant position for 2022-23 will be open until filled, and review of applications will begin immediately.
For questions regarding this graduate assistant position, please contact Riley Cain cainr@vcu.edu
For questions regarding VCU Center for Sport Leadership applications, please contact Dr. Carrie LeCrom at cwlecrom@vcu.edu

 

 

                                                 

 

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

 

 

 

 

                                     

Spider Athletic Fund Intern Position Description


Position Description

The mission of the Spider Athletic Fund (SAF) is to provide financial support for Richmond Athletics through philanthropic contributions from Spider alumni, fans and families.  Funds raised create opportunities and provide resources for student-athletes to excel in academics and athletics, while developing champion leaders that will positively impact the world beyond the University of Richmond.


Responsibilities

Steward, cultivate and solicit a small portfolio of donors and prospects
Be an advocate for the University of Richmond student-athlete experience
Assist the Spider Athletic Fund Coordinator with all events and communications, including the Week of Thanks, #URHere Giving Day, two digital newsletters and the annual brochure
Assist the Assistant AD, Annual Giving with daily operations of the Annual Fund
Review and import donor data
Help coordinate, develop and implement the plan for the University’s Giving Day
Provide superior customer service to all donors, alumni and families
Other duties as assigned by the Spider Athletic Fund staff

Minimum Qualifications

Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Excellence written and oral communication skills
Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated discretion in handling confidential information
Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in social media marketing
Proficiency in Photoshop
General knowledge of Division I NCAA Athletics

Contact: Chris Schaefer – Assistant Athletic Director, Annual Giving (cschaefe@richmond.edu)

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Position Title:

Graduate Assistant

Division/Department:

Facility Operations and Special Events

Reports to:

Vice President, Operations

FLSA Classification & Position Type:

Part-time (approx. 20 hours per week)

Location:

Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range

400 School Street, Richmond, VA 23222 (primary location)

with travel to the other facilities and administrative office as needed.

JOB SUMMARY

First Tee – Greater Richmond (FTGR) is a youth development organization that uses the game of golf and its inherent values to shape the lives of young people from all walks of life. We are strengthening the character of the community by providing programs that build resilience in our youth, teach critical life skills, and provide caring adult supervision in a safe environment. We are

 

The organization is seeking a collaborative and enthusiastic professional to work closely with both golf course operations and youth programs at all three of our facilities in the Greater Richmond area including: The Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range (home of VCU Men’s Golf) in Richmond, The Tattersall Youth Development Center at The First Tee Chesterfield Golf Course in Chesterfield, and newly acquired Belmont in Henrico where First Tee – Greater Richmond has invested over $5 million to reimagine the golfing experience. The renovation includes a driving range, short-game practice area, short course, putting course, and 12-hole championship course. Belmont re-opened for public play in May 2021.

 

The Graduate Assistant will assist with special projects and events, day-to-day facility operations, and assisting our youth programming team with field trips and community outreach initiatives. This role helps to support the goals of the organization’s strategic plan and may be involved in other FTGR projects, as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

 

  

Henrico Police Athletics League

Development and Marketing Coordinator      

Part-Time Position (Approx. 15-20 hours per week)  

Hourly Rate Negotiable                  

                                                Regular Business Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Weekend hours possible if promoting a special event

                                                  

 

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 grades K-12 through educational, athletic and social programs, while creating a positive relationship between police officers and youth. Since our inception in 2007, over 30,000 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 Summer Camp, STEM Program, Financial Literacy, Chess Club, Dance Team, Youth Basketball League, 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 Marketing Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities:

Henrico PAL’s Development and Marketing Coordinator assists in all aspects of fundraising 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 the creation of a marketing strategy for 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
  • Collaborate with Social Media vendor in producing the 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 flyer

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 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 email your resume and cover letter to:

kragland@henricopal.org  

Kenneth L. Ragland (Retired)

Executive Director

Henrico Police Athletic League

8655 Staples Mill Road

Henrico, VA 23228




   

 

 

 

 

VCU Equipment Room

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 2022-23 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.

 

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:

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

 

For questions regarding this graduate assistant position, please contact Kris Kullman at kwkullman@vcu.edu.

Click the following link to apply: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/471?c=vcu

 

 

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) is an intercollegiate governing body that exists to provide National Championship opportunities to small colleges and universities on a regional and national level. The USCAA’s focus on smaller institutions of higher learning and their student-athletes gives it a niche than separates it from the NCAA and NAIA. Each year, our association conducts 15 National Championships, names All-Americans, and recognizes scholar athletes for its 86-member institutions. This is your opportunity to join our team and contribute to a growing college athletic governing body.

Position Available:                          Graduate Assistantship – National Championship                                                                  Operations Coordinator

Areas of Focus:                                Event Management, Marketing, Sales Lead                                                                               Development, Staffing Logistics and Volunteer                                                                        Coordination

Semester:                                            Fall Semester and Spring Semester

Length of Work Contract:              Fall: August 15th – December 15th
                                                            Spring: January 15th – April 1st

Weekly Work Schedule:                 10-20 hours per week* (please see below)

Job Description and Primary Responsibilities:

USCAA graduate assistants support the USCAA National Office staff in Event Management, Marketing, Sales Lead Development, Staffing Logistics and Volunteer Coordination.  With a small staff, our GA’s are given real responsibility from day one. Due to this structure, our assistantship opportunities provide significant professional growth and experience to those that join our team. Below is a summary of graduate assistant responsibilities. Other work may be assigned as needed.

 

  1. Collaborate on planning and execution of USCAA Basketball Small College National Championships.
  2. Assist in the development of grassroots marketing campaign for the Small College National Championships in the city of Richmond.
    • Lead generation for local sponsorship, community partners and stakeholders and volunteers.
    • Assist in marketing strategies to increase local ticket sales and community engagement.
    • Assist in development of local social media marketing strategies and execution.
  3. Build and develop relationships with local media outlets to increase event awareness and enhance publicity and media coverage.
  4. Assist with the coordination of tournament staffing, to include soliciting, enrolling, educating, outfitting, scheduling, training and leading staff throughout the tournament.
  5. Assist USCAA directors in efforts to seek national television coverage.
  6. Be on site to assist with the execution of National Championships (March 6 – 11, 2021).
  7. Convey and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times while providing extraordinary external and internal customer service.
  8. Work with USCAA staff to achieve objectives effectively and efficiently while providing a once-in-a-lifetime experience for student-athletes, coaches and administrators.

*USCAA GA’s will be expected to work an average of 10-20 hours per week. Prior to and during our events, additional work hours may be necessary. The association utilizes ‘flex time,’ meaning additional hours that are required can be cashed in later for time off. Seasonal travel may also be required.  Preference given to 2-year dual degree students.

 To Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to USCAA Director of Championships and Development, BJ Bertges (bj.bertges@theuscaa.com).

The application deadline is May 1st, 2020

 

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

Programming – Data & Operations Graduate Assistant

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 Laura Bennett, Chief Operating Officer, laura@sportable.org

This is a paid GA – up to $1,000 stipend offered. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with general program data management to include tracking of attendance, volunteer hours, payments/registrations, survey results, and administration
  • Assist with program evaluation
  • Maintain equipment and update inventory database
  • Provide onsite support for identified programs, based on season
  • Create and lead special event or training based on season and personal interest
  • Carry out general program management for assigned sports, determined by season
  • Assist with communication to athletes and volunteers
  • Load equipment and make any necessary preparations 1 day in advance
  • Develop and coordinate of lesson plans with coaches
  • Coordinate travel information for programs as appropriate

 

Programming – Strategic Initiatives Graduate Assistant

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 Laura Bennett, Chief Operating Officer, laura@sportable.org

This is a paid GA – up to $1,000 stipend offered. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist program and outreach team with implementing the organization’s strategic plan with a focus on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Health and Wellness (H&W) initiatives 
  • Analyze qualitative feedback received from the community; identify themes, gaps, and opportunities for follow up
  • Contribute to data capture model and reporting of critical data related to DEI/H&W using the organization’s database – make recommendations for improvements 
  • Attend stakeholder meetings, forums, and webinars as directed by the Health and Wellness Outcomes Manager and the Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator 
  • Help establish quality control, assurance, and improvement (QA/QI) processes related to DEI/H&W data
  • Create documentation outlining processes for data capture and QA/QI to ensure business continuity 
  • Create reports with both visual and narrative components that can be used with various stakeholders  
  • Assist in evaluating the success of the initiatives

 

 

 

Thomas Dale High School

Athletic Department Graduate Assistant

 

Job Description

Thomas Dale High School is seeking a graduate assistant to assist with the daily operations of the school’s athletic/activities department during the 2021-2022 academic year.  Thomas Dale is located in Chester, VA and is a member of the Central District and VHSL Region 6A.  Thomas Dale is represented by 20 boys and girls athletic teams that compete at both the junior varsity and varsity levels.  

 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the Director of Student Activities (DSA) in all aspects of game day operations for home athletic events including:
    • Facility set-up and takedown 
    • Staff supervision and serving as a point of contact during contests 
    • Supervision of ticket sales and season passes
    • Acting as a liaison to visiting teams, coaches, and officials
    • Working with RMC Events staff,, Police, EMS, and Thomas Dale administrators during events as needed
  • Assist the DSA in various office tasks to include: 
    • Scheduling athletic games and events
    • Scheduling transportation for team travel and field trips
    • Completing Master Eligibility Lists for student-athletes
    • Scheduling building reservations for internal and external groups
    • Collecting VHSL coaching education forms
    • Coordinating practice schedules

 

Qualifications

  • Very hard working and self-motivated
  • The ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer skills
  • General knowledge of multiple sports 
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal work hours (mostly weekday nights)

 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Richard Talman at richard_talman@ccpsnet.net.  

 

 

Graduate Assistant Baseball Operations

 

Tuckahoe Sports/Mid Atlantic Orioles
Tuckahoe Sports is a baseball/softball nonprofit that operates TSI Training Center in Henrico, VA.  Our 40,000 sf indoor facility is located in Tuckahoe Park.  We also have access to outdoor fields onsite.  The year round College Development program is headed by Coach Chris McKnight, former MLB Minor coach/scout and successful collegiate coach.  TSI Mid Atlantic Orioles and Titans teams (8u-17u) are competitive within the travel circuit with a focus on attaining college play for those that seek it within our program.   TSI has invested in technology, training and education to create a coaching staff with skills that create successful athletes with a commitment to put in the time to improve.  Recently partnering with Bon Secours Sports Performance and adding a weight room, we feel we have all the components to continue to develop our program and our athletes at the highest level.  Currently we have 19 baseball teams and offer lessons, clinics and camps as well as programming for specific skills.  

 Position available

 

Duties include:

 

  • Manage front desk checking in, registering and directing clients. Serve as Manager on Duty opening and closing facility
  • Assist with programming including camps, coaching clinics and classes
  • Attend staff meetings with full time staff
  • Assist Coaching staff with team work-outs and practice nights and weekends
  • Social media and marketing

 

This position is compensated, and our hourly rate starts at $13/hour. *

 

(* Opportunity for lesson revenue with baseball background)

 


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

 

  • Indoor environment (sitting, standing, walking, typing)
  • Facility basic janitorial during closing of facility
  • Requires work on nights and weekends 

 


QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must be able to move around and perform light lifting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products as well as the ability to learn, understand, and administer the facility scheduling software, EZ Facility.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, have good communication skills, energetic, and be able to manage a work schedule that includes nights and weekend

 


If Interested-Please send your cover letter and resume to Lesa Williams, Exec. Director, at lwilliams@tuckahoesports.org.  No phone calls please.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

RICHMOND REGION TOURISM

SPORTS TOURISM GRAD ASSISTANT

About Richmond Region Tourism:

Richmond Region Tourism is the regions primary marketer promoting the destination to meeting planners, sports tournament organizers, tour operators, travel media and leisure travelers.  We represent the City of Richmond and Colonial Heights, Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Henrico County, New Kent County and the Town of Ashland.  Our vision is to be a world-class organization known for our superior service and innovative marketing.  The Sports Team at Richmond Region Tourism works event organizers, both nationally and locally, hosting youth and adult amateur, collegiate, professional, and collegiate championships events. 

 

Position Summary & Pay:

The Sports Tourism GA will support the Sports Team at Richmond Region Tourism and report directly to the Director of Sports & Events.

Compensation: $2,000 stipend per semester paid to Virginia Commonwealth University.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

Oral/written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, commitment to excellent customer service, project and time management skills. 

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Assist the sports team with event support that includes but is not limited to sourcing vendors for clients, site visit preparation, setting up visitor information tables, signage and amenity drops, bag stuffing, and on-site event help at specified events.
  2. Will receive training in our CRM Database, SimpleView, to be able to support and assist with the creating of accounts and leads, updating information such as hotel pick-up, and calendar of events for the website.
  3. Assist the sports team with soliciting local restaurants and attractions to join our Experience Pass for visitors coming to town for a sports tournament.
  4. Assist the team with preparing for tradeshows by researching clients in advance to provide the sales manager with updates to help better prepare them for appointments. Assist coordinator with creating appointment books and shipping any necessary materials ahead of the tradeshow for any booths or client events.
  5. Research industry platforms and competing destinations for events that have open RFP’s (request for proposals) and/or would be a great fit for us to start prospecting. Researching any trends like Esports and other growing/niche sports that may be a good market to tap into.
  6. Assist the managers with putting together bid proposals in response to any RFP’s
  7. Assist the Sports Tourism Coordinator with keeping the content on our social media platforms up to date
  8. May travel in local area during workday (including use of personal vehicle).

This job description outlines the general responsibilities and requirements for the stated position and in no way is an exhaustive list.  The company maintains the right to assign or reassign responsibilities to this position at any time.  Interested applications must be enrolled in the Center for Sport Leadership graduate program for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Please email a resume and cover letter to Morgan Stanley at mstanley@visitrichmondva.com with the subject line Sports Tourism Grad Assistant.

 

VCU Ticket Operations

Description of the Job:

VCU Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Ticket Operations area during the 2022-23 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.

 

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:

  • 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: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/475?c=vcu