Eastern Illinois University, a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and sponsor of 20 Division I sports, is seeking applications for the 2019-20 academic year in the following areas:
Graduate Assistant for Athletic Training (1 position): Under the director of the head athletic trainer the position provides and assists with the athletic training services in an integrated environment of all intercollegiate sports according to departmental policy. Minimum certifications apply to be considered for this position including being a graduate of an accredited athletic training program and NATABOC certified or eligible to sit for exam.
Graduate Assistant for Media Relations (2 positions): Duties include working as the contact for selected sports as a member of the EIU Athletic Communications Office to include posting information on the athletic department website, recording and distributing statistics, social media posts and other duties as assigned. Previous undergraduate media relations office experience and statistic work with STAT Crew or Genius preferred.
Graduate Assistant for Academics (1 position): Duties include helping to monitor EIU Athletic Academic Success Center in addition to compiling reports and information for the academic and other duties as assigned.
Graduate Assistant for Compliance (1 position): Under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, the Graduate Assistant for Compliance will develop their understanding of NCAA Division I legislation, Ohio Valley Conference bylaws, and Eastern Illinois University rules as they apply to the EIU Athletic Department. Typical duties include completing initial-eligibility evaluations, assisting student-athletes and athletic staff with compliance tasks, assisting with rules education sessions, and other projects as assigned. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses strong written and oral communication skills. Cover letters should address a facet of NCAA legislation that the candidate is passionate about.
Graduate Assistant for Development (1 position): Duties include working with the Athletic Development Team to entertain and recruit current and potential athletic department donors and EIU Panther Club members. Candidate will work to secure items for EIU annual Spring Fling fund raising event and other duties as assigned.
Graduate Assistant for Video / TV (1 position): Duties include overseeing the student broadcast crew for EIU’s game broadcasts on ESPN+. Candidate will also help to compile game highlight clips, video segments on featured athletes and other duties as assigned. Candidates should have previous video experience to include working on Digital Streaming Broadcasts and editing in Adobe Premier.
Graduate Assistant for Cheer / Dance Team (1 position): Duties include serving as the coach for EIU cheerleading and Pink Panther Dance team. Candidate will help oversee practices for both spirit groups in addition to helping to build enthusiasm and routines for the groups at home athletic sporting events.
Graduate positions include a monthly stipend plus tuition (employment is contingent upon proof of admission to the Graduate School). For all positions, please email cover letter, resume and three professional references as one attachment to Rich Moser, at firstname.lastname@example.org Please list the position of interest in the body of the email and not in the attachment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in the position applied for. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Eastern Illinois University is an AA/EEO Employer.
About Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University is a Division I - FCS program that competes in Ohio Valley Conference for all sports except for Men's Soccer and Swimming that compete in the Summit League