Mars Hill University is seeking a graduate assistant for athletic communications. Mars Hill University, located in Mars Hill, North Carolina, is a Division II member of the NCAA, competes in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC), and boasts 24 varsity athletic programs. The position is responsible for assisting the Director of Athletic Communications in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the department as well as other duties within the athletic department.
The part-time position is open to those who are in the process of or have already been accepted into one of the graduate programs at Mars Hill University. Enrollment in one of Mars Hill University’s graduate programs is required. The position provides a monthly stipend, as well as half tuition remission. If the applicant is selected and chooses to live on campus, housing costs will be reduced by 40 percent.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Enrollment in one of the Mars Hill University Graduate Programs • Ability to work nights and weekends • Strong time management skills with ability to thrive in fast-paced environment • Exceptional communication and writing skills RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as contact for assigned sports • Assist in game day operations for all sports • Keep in-game statistics and archive/maintain historical records for assigned sports • Write and/or coordinate game notes, press releases, game recaps and feature stories for assigned sports • Produce game day programs, game day graphics/video, etc. • Promote Mars Hill Lions athletics on social media • Assist with website management and create content for MarsHillLions.com • Develop and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, coaches, and other members of the athletic department • Other duties assigned DATE: August 1, 2021
EEO / ADA Statement: Mars Hill University is an Equal Opportunity and Provider. Minorities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal. To file a complaint with Mars Hill University, contact: Jennie Matthews Office of Human Resources Box 6664 Mars Hill University Mars Hill, NC 28754 828 689-1197 828 689-1256 Fax firstname.lastname@example.org To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410 Washington DC 20250-9410 Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal- relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.Mars Hill’s small campus of approximately 1,200 students offers a warm and engaging environment, where students get to know each other, as well as professors and university staff. Mars Hill boasts a eclectic mix of students, and one of the highest percentages of minority students in the region. The university draws students from all over the United States, and the world.