The University of Southern Mississippi, a member of Conference USA and NCAA Division I (FBS), invites applicants for the position of Athletics Ticket Operations Graduate Assistant. This is a 9-month, graduate student position that runs from August 19, 2019 to May 15, 2020 with the potential to be renewed. Position includes graduate school tuition and a monthly stipend. The University of Southern Mississippi offers 17 intercollegiate sports.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Athletics Ticket Operations Graduate Assistant will support the Assistant Athletic Director of Ticket Operations in the operation of the Athletic Ticket Office for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. This position will promote the Southern Mississippi brand in an effort to increase attendance, generate revenue and maximize the game-day fan experience. The Ticket Operations Graduate Assistant will be primarily responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the ticket office as well as running the box office at football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, and volleyball. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing customer service to ticket holders; working on the backend of Paciolan, generating reports and analyzing data; working within PacMail to send periodic emails; manage the scheduling and recruitment of student workers to manage all events; assisting with ticket operations for theatre and orchestra events; and other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, sport management or related field. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects effectively. At least one year of athletic ticketing experience in collegiate athletics and/or professional athletics as an undergraduate intern is preferred. Possess a strong working knowledge of Paciolan software preferred. Applicant must be accepted to the Graduate program to fill the position.
SALARY: Full graduate school tuition and a monthly stipend.
DEADLINE: The deadline for applications is June 10, 2019.
APPLICATIONS: Send cover letter, resume, any graphic or video portfolio pieces and at least three (3) professional references to: Chris.Condit@usm.edu or Southern Miss Athletics, Attn: Chris Condit; The University of Southern Mississippi; 118 College Drive #5017; Hattiesburg, MS 39406.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 14 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act i...nstitution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.