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Athletics Communications Post Graduate Intern (K-State Athletics)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
10962706
Company Name
Kansas State University
Physical Address
1810 Kerr Drive, 103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Job Description

Overview
About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a Athletics Communication Post Graduate Intern, which is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position for up to 24 months.

An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:

Daily program management for the assigned sports, which includes creating press releases, feature stories, maintaining statistical records, including but not limited to media guides, game programs and post-season brochures, promote the assigned sports programs.
Maintain (please use the apply button below) website for assigned sports, which includes but is not limited to writing and posting stories/articles, updating game stats and posting schedule results.
Serve as a secondary contact for men’s basketball as well as duties with football, women’s basketball and other wildcat sports teams.
Why Join Us:

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit (please use the apply button below)

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit (please use the apply button below)

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s commitment to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communications or related field by hire date (est 06/01/2019)
Outstanding communications skills and strong writing ability
Experience with desktop publishing software such as QuarkXPress/Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Must be able to work in a team environment and individually
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to publicity and promotional efforts
Preferred Qualifications:

Two years experience working in an intercollegiate athletics communication office
Working knowledge of Genius Sports/Stat Crew statistical software
Knowledge of Big 12 rules and regulations pertaining to publicity and promotional efforts
Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:

Cover letter describing your qualifications for the position
Resume which must contain three professional references with contact information (name, title, phone number and email address)
Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications begin immediately

Benefits:

Medical, dental and vision health plans
Retirement plan
Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
Term life insurance
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Long term disability insurance
Paid KSU designated holidays
Salary Rate / Pay Rate:

$10 per hour (approximately $20,800 yearly estimate plus paid overtime) in the first year; potential to earn $12.50 (approximately $26,000 yearly estimate plus paid overtime) after completion of first year with a successful review. Paid biweekly (26 pay periods).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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