Student Assistant - Athletics Communications (SUMMER)

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Location: Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA

Student Assistant - Athletics Communications (SUMMER) - 
Job Number:
: Athletic Department
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Variable, dependent on class schedule and assigned sport responsibilities
Salary Range: $7.25
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Class Schedule 

Job Description


Responsible for helping the Athletics Communications Office with coverage and publicity of the university's 21-sport varsity athletics program. Serve as primary contact for an assigned sport (write press releases and feature stories, compile statistics, oversee website/social media content, arrange media interviews, travel to select away events, etc.). Will also assist in all aspects of office activity and various athletics events, and will be afforded an opportunity to work events involving OU's most-recognized athletics programs.


Job Requirements


Required Education: Must be currently enrolled as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

  • Must attach SPRING, SUMMER and/or FALL 2019 oZONE class schedule.


    • Communicate and interact effectively, respectfully and appropriately with co-workers, media and public.

    • Working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Word.

    • Handle multiple tasks in a high-stress environment.

    Advertised Physical Requirements:

    • Standard office environment. 
    • Some exposure to bright lights and loud noises when working in venue at assigned sporting events.

    Department Preferences:

    • Journalism, public relations or communication majors preferred
    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit


    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Mar 27, 2019
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing
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