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Athletics Communications – Graduate Assistant

Date: March 27, 2024

Position Title: Athletics Communications Graduate Assistant

Department: Athletics

Position Requirements and Preferences:

  • Experience:
    • Understanding of Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite software preferred
  • Abilities: 
    • Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgment;
    • Strong written and oral communication skills;
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines;
    • Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential;
    • Willing to work long hours, including nights and weekends

Position Summary:
William Penn University strives to create a vibrant learning community for all of its members, including students, staff, and faculty. To help foster that community, Graduate Assistants will lead by example and develop others’ leadership capabilities, employ relevant technologies, and actively demonstrate the Quaker virtues of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality.


  1. Writing game recaps, season previews, feature stories, general releases, etc.
  2. Updating social media accounts
  3. Graphic designing of a variety of items, such as infographics, posters, schedule cards, etc.
  4. Public-Address Announcing at home games
  5. Streaming of events (home and away), including play-by-play announcing, operating Production Truck software
  6. Producing and editing of various videos
  7. Updating the athletics website
  8. Photography at times
  9. Varied office work, including updating records/archives
  10. All other duties as assigned


Reports to: Assistant Athletic Director for Communications

Evaluation: Performance will be the responsibility of the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications.

Send cover letter, resume and references to:

Human Resources
William Penn University
201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.