Gettysburg Full Time Assistant

Assistant Athletic Communications/Assistant Wrestling Coach (INTERN)

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Job Title Assistant Athletic Communications/Assistant Wrestling Coach (INTERN)
Department Athletics Office
Position Summary 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.

Qualifications Qualifications:
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.
Special Instructions Summary 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).

Application materials will be accepted through June 1, 2018.