Louisiana State University Athletics Department invites applications for the position of Marketing Graduate Assistant. These positions will assist five full time staff members in the coordination and execution of all varsity sporting contests and other various special events.
LSU Athletics requires all employees to adhere to NCAA, Southeastern Conference and Louisiana State University compliance rules.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overseeing a minimum of two (2) sports, planning and implementing marketing plans, creating scripts for assigned sports, enhancing the fan experience at events, assisting with organizing special events, increasing brand awareness and engaging with campus organizations and the local community.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sports Management, Recreation Management, Communication or other related degree with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better. Admission into a Louisiana State University Graduate School program Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher) and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite as well as basic graphic design capabilities and understanding Proficient written and verbal communication skills Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
Preferred Qualifications:Previous work experience in professional or collegiate athletics. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Special or Physical Requirements: Ability to work office hours during the week as well as nights, weekends and some holidays is required. Must be able to walk up and down stairs and stand in one place for long periods of time in variable weather conditions. Must possess the ability to lift and move items up to approximately 50lbs
Anticipated start date is July 13, 2020. Position will receive a tuition stipend equivalent to in-state tuition and semester stipend. The Graduate Assistantship is a two-year appointment, renewable after the first year at the discretion of the athletic department based on performance as well as meeting the obilgatory academic requirements.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to Lauren Lenox at email@example.com.
Special Instructions: Please submit cover letter, resume and at least three (3) professional references in a single PDF document.
Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
EEO Statement: LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
Internal Number: R00043832
About Louisiana State University
LSU was founded by the Louisiana General Assembly in 1853. It was founded under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy and was located near Pineville, Louisiana. The first session began January 2, 1860. LSU is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution, and is one of only 30 such universities in the nation. LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University includes 9 senior colleges and 4 schools, in addition to specialized centers, divisions, institutes, and offices. Enrollment is more than 28,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students. LSU has more than 1,100 full-time faculty members and a staff of more than 3,500. LSU Libraries contain more than 3.2 million volumes. The School of the Coast and Environment (formerly CCEER) was designated as the first Coastal Marine Institute by the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior. LSU is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions from plantation homes along the Mississippi River to food a...nd music from New Orleans to Cajun country. As an institution, LSU is the flagship university in Louisiana and leads the nation in knowledge and research of coastal environments.