Athletics Marketing Graduate Assistant
Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Position Title:

Athletics Marketing Graduate Assistant

Posting Number:


VP Area:



Athletic Director Division


Media Relations

Student Supervisor:

Derek Schramm

Work Study Required?:


Job Duties:

About This Role:

Lamar University is seeking applicants for the position of Marketing Graduate Assistant. The Marketing Graduate Assistant will be a member of the LU Athletics external team and provide support to the department's 17 varsity teams. This position is a two-year position with the candidate pursuing a graduate degree from Lamar University.

Pay: $6,000 a semester (to cover graduate tuition, housing, stipend)

What You'll Do - Position Duties

As a member of our team, you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating and implementing marketing plans for assigned sports
  • Create strategies for fan engagement and attendance, including student engagement and attendance
  • Assist in the recruitment and training of interns within the external affairs unit
  • Act as marketing liaison to assigned special marketing initiatives
  • Assist with community relations initiatives
  • In-game sponsorship activation
  • Assist with in-game promotions
  • Direct in-game run of show for assigned sports
  • Coordination of mascots

Supervises: Student interns/workers
Who We Are:

Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.Minimum Qualifications:

What You'll Need to Succeed - Minimum Qualifications

To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Marketing, Sports Administration, Communications, or a related field
  • Enrollment and/or acceptance in a Lamar University graduate program for spring term 2023
  • At least one year of relevant athletic experience (volunteer/hourly will be considered)

Key Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, including both verbal and written
Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, standing for extended period of time

Job Conditions:

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
EEO Statement:

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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