The Department of Campus Recreation at East Tennessee State University is seeking a Graduate Assistant of Marketing. The goal of our graduate assistantship program is to foster the development of up-and-coming recreational professionals by immersing them in a hands-on recreational facility. Graduate Assistants will gain knowledge in their primary program area, as well as student employee management and development, leadership theory, and risk management.
Payment & Compensation
Tuition waiver (eligible for both in-state/out of state students); Stipend of $7,600 for academic year; Funding for professional development including NIRSA sponsored state, regional, and national events and conferences; Opportunity for hourly summer employment.
Reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation, the Graduate Assistant of Marketing serves as the lead graphic designer for the Department of Campus Recreation
Serves as lead graphic designer for the creation of digital and print publications for the five (5) program areas within Campus Recreation of Aquatics, Fitness, Sport Programs, Operations, and Outdoor Adventure
Oversee departmental digital and print signage within the Basler Center for Physical Activity
Serve as primary webmaster for department
Maintain and update social media, program boards, and website information within departmental and University standards
Oversee departmental design, selection, purchasing, and inventory of promotional items
Maintain schedule for department and assists in leading guest speaking engagements, facility tours, presentations, and tabling for internal and external events
Assist in the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of a student marketing and design team
Assist in distribution of program area surveys and assessments
To apply for the Marketing Graduate Assistantship:
Email a cover letter, resume, portfolio/sample of design work, and the contact information of three (3) professional references to Kari Albarado, Director of Campus Recreation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and position will remain opened until filled. Preferred start date is Thursday, August 1.
Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree and acceptance into an ETSU Graduate Program • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator • Knowledge of social media platforms of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat
Preferred Qualifications • One (1) year of experience working in graphic design and marketing for a higher education program, collegiate recreation department, recreational program, athletic department, or related • Experience in updating web content through OU Campus
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About ETSU Campus Recreation
ETSU at a Glance
East Tennessee State University was founded in 1911 as East Tennessee State Normal School. Enrollment is over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The main campus is in Johnson City, Tn (population 61,990) nestled within the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and bordered by Virginia and North Carolina.
ETSU Colleges and Schools:
-Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
-Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education
-College of Arts and Sciences
-College of Business and Technology
-College of Clinical and
-Rehabilitative Health Sciences
-College of Nursing
-College of Public Health
-James H. Quillen College of Medicine
-School of Continuing Studies
-School of Graduate Studies
Athletics sponsors 17 intercollegiate sports within the
Southern Conference, NCAA Division I. Team Name: Buccaneers
School Colors: Navy Blue and Old Gold