Graduate Assistant | Parkside Athletics

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to offer the graduate assistant positions for the 2021-22 academic year. These graduate assistants will gain valuable experience in Wisconsin’s only NCAA Division II athletics department. Meanwhile, the athletics department will improve its operational efficiency, competitiveness, and student-athlete experience by building capacity through degree-seeking graduate students. Graduate assistants will also complete other duties as assigned by the athletics department and assist the Health, Kinesiology, and Sport Management department with assigned duties, including serving as an instructor of activity classes. To be eligible, students must be admitted to the in-person Master of Sport Management Program (MSSM)at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Appointments are contingent upon maintenance of minimum credit requirements and good standing in a graduate degree program. The successful candidates will work a 10-month appointment for the 2021-22 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second year. Each graduate assistant will receive an annual stipend of $7,500, paid monthly, and a scholarship of 50% of tuition (in-state or out-of-state tuition). These positions will remain open until filled. Start date for the positions will be August 1 with the potential for a mutually-agreed upon earlier start date.

ATHLETICS AND HKSM ADMINISTRATION The Athletics and HKSM Administation graduate assistant will assist the Parkside Athletics senior administration and the HKSM department with duties related to the administration of both departments, with duties including but not limited to: • Oversee the coverage of the Sports & Activity Center lobby, including but not limited to: + Front desk coverage + Customer service + Supervision and scheduling of student interns and workers • Provide support to the athletics senior staff and leadership team, including but not limited to: + Compliance and Student Success + Internal Operations + Advancement • Provide support to the HKSM Department Chair and faculty, including but not limited to: + Administrative duties + Research + Recruitment and Marketing

VIDEO PRODUCTION The video production graduate assistant will work as a member of the Strategic Communications and Marketing office to effectively tell the story of Parkside Athletics through video and other digital media content. The successful candidate will have previous experience with live video and editing. Duties will include but not be limited to: • Work as a team member in the Strategic Communications and Marketing office. • Produce, coordinate, and edit when needed, the in-house production of external and internal video content to be used on social media, ParksideRangers.com and more. • Serve as the main director of all live video production during home events on the Parkside Sports Network. • Participate in conceptualizing and collaborating with departmental units and coaching staffs on compelling video stories to be produced across the athletics department. • Online and printed graphic design, including but not limited to the production of schedule posters, promotional graphics, social media campaigns and all other graphic design projects. • Help to create content and continue to grow Parkside’s presence on social media, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and YouTube. • Assist in creation of social media content. • Travel to select away athletic events as necessary. • Manage a group communications and video interns that provide assistance during game days and in the office.

COMMUNICATIONS The communications graduate assistant will work as a member of the Strategic Communications and Marketing office to effectively tell the story of Parkside Athletics, serving as the primary media relations contact for assigned sports. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills. Experience with Adobe Duties will include but not be limited to: • Serve as the primary media relations contact for pre-determined sports. • Produce and distribute news releases, pre/postgame articles, and feature stories. • Inputting statistics at home events using NCAA Live Stats, Statcrew or PrestoStats. • Online and printed graphic design, including but not limited to the production of schedule posters, promotional graphics, social media campaigns and all other graphic design projects. • Help to continue to grow Parkside’s presence on social media, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and YouTube. • Assist in creation of social media content. • Aid in the maintenance of ParksideRangers.com including schedules, rosters, history and awards. • Travel to select away athletic events as necessary. • Assist in implementing live broadcasts on the Parkside Sports Network, Facebook Live or YouTube Live. • Manage a group communications and video interns that provide assistance during game days and in the office. • Work with coaches and staff to promote Parkside’s athletic programs, events and student-athletes.

EVENTS AND OPERATIONS The events and operations graduate assistant will work in conjunction with the Deputy AD and Events and Operations Coordinator, with duties including but not limited to: • Assist with coordination of game day operations for all on-campus events, including field/gym setup. • Serve as a gameday host for visiting teams and officials. • Oversee operations of concessions and athletics apparel store. • Assist Event & Operations Coordinator with ticketing sales and operations, including maintaining compliance with NCAA pass list requirements, and season ticket sales. • Coordinate game day event staff employment, scheduling and training. • Manage a group communications and video interns that provide assistance during game days and in the office. • Help with the planning and execution of external rentals, including acting as onsite supervisor. • Assist Event & Operations Coordinator with deposits, cash handling policies, and financial reporting. • Assist with payment to referees and officials.

FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS The facilities and operations graduate assistant will report directly to the Assistant AD for Facilities. This position assists with the dayto- day operations of the equipment/issue room and in all aspects of facility management. • Assist with day-to-day equipment/issue room operations, including working assigned hours. • Assist with maintenance and upkeep of athletics and recreation facilities. • Coordinate laundry cleaning, distribution, and chemical inventory for all 15 NCAA Division II Varsity teams. • Assist with facility set up and takedown for Parkside and external events. • Serve as the facility supervisor for assigned NCAA Varsity home contests and external rentals. • Assist with scheduling of facilities for varsity sports competitions and practices, internal and external rentals, intramurals, open recreation, and University sanctioned events. • Become familiar with Event Management System(EMS) and Microsoft Outlook Calendar. • Provide customer service to Athletic Administration, Coaches, Student- Athletes, community members, and external rentals tenants.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL GA The graduate assistant women’s basketball coach will report directly to the Women’s Basketball Head Coach and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a Division II women’s basketball program. The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college basketball program. Bachelor’s degree required. 1. Planning and execution of practice. 2. Player development 3. Opponent scouting 4. Film breakdown 5. Recruitment of student-athletes 6. Travel and operational logistics 7. Organizing camps and clinics 8. Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes 9. Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches. 10. Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups. 11. Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc. 12. Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA. 13. Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violation of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he/she shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations. 14. Perform other duties as assigned

MEN’S SOCCER GA The graduate assistant men’s soccer coach will report directly to the Men’s Soccer Head Coach and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a Division II men’s soccer program. The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college basketball program. Bachelor’s degree required. 1. Planning and execution of practice. 2. Player development 3. Opponent scouting 4. Film breakdown 5. Recruitment of student-athletes 6. Travel and operational logistics 7. Organizing camps and clinics 8. Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes 9. Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches. 10. Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups. 11. Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc. 12. Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA. 13. Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violation of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he/she shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations. 14. Perform other duties as assigned