Assistant Athletic Communications/Assistant Wrestling Coach (INTERN)
May 16, 2018
Full-time - Internship
Coaching, Coaching - Wrestling
4 Year Degree
Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a qualified individual for this two-year entry-level, intern position, funded by the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women’s Internship Grant. Gettysburg College is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college, which enrolls approximately 2,600 primarily residential students. Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members.
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Athletics, the Associate Director of Athletic Communications and the Head Wrestling Coach, the individual will work closely with these individuals to promote the Department of Athletics and serve as an assistant coach for the wrestling program.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Athletic Communications: producing game recaps, news releases, feature stories; compiling statistics; working with video technology, graphic design production and maintenance of all social media platforms; staffing of home events. The incumbent may serve as a contact for multiple sports and assist on special projects as needed.
Wrestling: assisting the head coach in the recruitment and retention of current student-athletes, budget management, team travel, athlete evaluations, on floor coaching, monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes, strength training and video technology.
Bachelor's degree required. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in the environment of an academically demanding liberal arts institution with NCAA Division III athletic philosophies and policies, have outstanding interpersonal skills and organizational skills. Experience with, or the ability to master, programs such as StatCrew, Abobe Design Suite, and website content management systems such as SideArm. Experience as an assistant wrestling coach or as a student-athlete. There must be a willingness to work evening and weekend hours.
The starting date is September 1, 2018 and the position will continue through May 2020. Individual is eligible to participate in the College’s fringe benefits program including: medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance. A meal plan is also provided.
This position is made available through the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women's Internship Grant 2018-2020. To meet the grant requirements, the incumbent must identify as an ethnic minority and/or woman. For the purposes of the grant, racial ethnic minorities are described pursuant to the Federal guidelines of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: 2627
About Gettysburg College
Gettysburg College is a highly selective national, four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,700, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth, preparing students to be active leaders and participants in a changing world.
For the past 13 years, Gettysburg College has been named one of the “Best Places to work in PA” and in 2015 was named one of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Gettysburg was recognized for its programs that encourage employee wellness, maternity and paternity-leave benefits, on-campus childcare center, and collegial atmosphere between faculty and staff.
On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, students discover their intellectual passion through more than 68 academic programs in classes where the average size is 18 and the student-faculty ratio is around 10 to 1. There are no bystanders here. Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career... network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities. Recent grads earned Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other prestigious fellowships.