Graduate Assistant: Sports communication for multimedia and broadcast

Part-time/10 months

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 

Bachelor’s degree required and acceptance into Bluffton University’s graduate school program. Strong organizational, interpersonal and computer skills are required. Appropriate knowledge of athletics communications and livestream video broadcasting.


  • The sports communication graduate assistant for multimedia and broadcast will assist the sports information director (SID) with the multimedia functions while serving as video broadcast supervisor for Bluffton University athletics. 
  • Serve as the primary content strategist for the athletics department, including production of all livestreams and management of athletic department social media accounts in conjunction with public relations office – utilizing design services from PR or approved usage of BoxOut while maintaining athletic brand standards.
  • Work closely with the SID on gameday management and coverage from the planning phase to the execution phase to publicize the academic and athletic accomplishments of student-athletes at Bluffton.
  • Assist with statistical entry of all sports as necessary.
  • Display a knowledge and proficiency in NCAA Livestats, PrestoStats and The Automated Scorebook for football, soccer, volleyball, basketball and baseball/softball
  • Ability to write post-game and post-season awards articles both clearly and concisely as necessary.
  • The director of athletics will serve as the supervisor for secondary activities that can be added throughout the year. These additional assignments are subject to qualifications and availability and will be determined in consultation between the director of athletics and sports information director.

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Organizational Management (MAOM) or Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)

Full-tuition waiver with competitive stipend and room and board.

August 2024-May 2025 (renewable for August 2025-May 2026)

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until this position is filled.

Applications are considered complete when all of the following materials have been submitted:

Resumes for this position will be accepted via email at

Please combine your cover letter, resume, three professional references and any additional materials as one PDF file attached to the email. 

Candidates will be contacted via email upon receipt of their resume. Candidates selected for interviews will be notified of the next step in the process. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Employment decisions are based on merit and university needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. As a religious institution, Bluffton University expressly reserves its rights to appoint faculty and staff who share a commitment to the Christian faith which is consistent with the Mennonite/Anabaptist beliefs of the university’s founding and supporting church. EOE.