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Job Title: Graduate Assistant - Sports Information

Department: Athletics

Reports To: Sports Information Director

Job Type: This is a part time, exempt position.

General Description:

The William Woods University Sports Information Department is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as a graduate assistant and help cover the Owls 17 NAIA sports and competitive outdoor life sports program.

This person will serve as the primary media contact for assigned sports and will gain experience working all William Woods Athletics home events.

The term of this job description is during the academic year as outlined by William Woods University.  However, room and tuition continue year-round.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 1.  Write press releases and game recaps

    2.  Update rosters/bios for assigned sports

    3.  Update on a daily basis

    4.  Maintain social media platforms (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram)

    5.  Create graphics using Gipper and Photoshop

    6.  Set up game day equipment for home games

    7.  Stat home games and communicate with NAIA, AMC and opposing SIDs

    8.  Fill in other areas when needed on game days

Position Requirements:

  • 1.  A bachelor’s degree, preferably in sports management, communications, journalism, athletic administration or a related field

    2.  Excellent AP writing skills and communication skills

    3.  Working knowledge of Presto Stats software

    4.  Working knowledge of desktop publishing tools (InDesign, Photoshop)

    5.  Graduate Assistants must apply and be accepted into a master's program at William Woods University.

Typical Physical Demands:


  • ·         Ability to lift tables and tents for soccer games.

    ·         Ability to climb several flights of stairs several times each day and move freely on campus.

    ·         Ability to crouch, kneel, bend, or stand for long periods of time.

    ·         Ability to spend time outdoors and in inclement weather.

    ·         Ability to speak and read English fluently.

    ·         Ability to hear.

    ·         Ability to use a computer keyboard and phone.

    ·         Effective mobility skills required to move about freely and quickly in office and on campus.

    ·         Must possess a valid driver's license and adhere to the WWU vehicle policy.

Work Schedule:

Graduate Assistants work an average of 25 hours per week (including days, nights, and weekends). The Graduate Assistant is not required to work during the summer months, but may continue to live in campus housing (if awarded) and continue taking classes.


This position begins August 1, 2023.

William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO.  It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.  Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries.  William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs.  With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system.  William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.

William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer