Under the direct supervision of the sports information director (SID), this position assists with the marketing and promotion of the College’s 26 intercollegiate NCAA Division Ill sports programs, as well as managing home events and other duties at the request of the SID.
The successful candidate will be placed in a position of leadership as a public representative of the College and his/her principled stewardship of that responsibility would go hand-in-hand with the educational goals of the appropriate master’s programs. You will interact with a diverse community of student-athletes, faculty and staff, members of the media, visitors to campus and representatives of other institutions. You will work within groups and lead groups and think critically to solve challenges that come up as we host events on campus in real time.
Organizational Leadership: You will be responsible for the training and supervision of student and game-day staff at athletic events hosted by the College and on a daily basis in an office environment. They also regularly travel to events away from campus and function as public representatives of our office and the College.
Professional and Creative Writing: You will be charged with scheduling, writing and editing our weekly student-athlete feature series and other human-interest content throughout the academic year as well as writing creative and engaging copy to recap athletic events in a relatively brief time frame. They receive training throughout the year to refine and improve their writing skills.
Sports Leadership: You will develop a diverse set of skills and leadership experience specific to the sports world that prepare them for careers in a wide variety of functions in college or professional sports upon graduation. They work with a diverse variety of sports (team and individual, men’s and women’s) to expand their knowledge and expertise.
Education/Training: A baccalaureate degree and admission into a graduate degree program at North Central College is required. UPDATEDJUNE 18, 2020: 12-month degree plans do not qualify.
1 position remains open.
Graduate programs that best compliment this assistantship are: Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (blended 50% on campus and 50% online) Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (online) Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (online) Master of Arts in Professional and Creative Writing (online) Master of Arts in Professional and Creative Writing (online) Master or Arts in Sports Leadership (online) Master or Arts in Sports Leadership (online) Master of Business Administration (online)
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About North Central College
North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate programs, with hopes to offer its first doctoral program in the near future.
North Central College boasts a deep history of athletic excellence, with many championship-winning teams and strong intramural programs that play a central role in campus life. North Central College student-athletes compete in 27 intercollegiate sports (13 for men and 14 for women) in the NCAA Division III and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin. North Central College has won 40 team national championships and 140 individual national championships. A total of 465 student-athletes have earned 1,202 All-America selections, and 402 student-athletes have earned 666 national academic awards.
North Central College is strongly committed to recruiting and supporting students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. North Central College does not discriminate against applicants, students, faculty or staff on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disabilities, national or ethnic origin, gender or sexual orientation, status as a veteran or any classification protected by local, state or federal law.