Graduate Assistant Sports Turf

  • Internship
  • Atlanta, GA
  • $ Tuition Plus $1000 per month

The Georgia State University Athletics Department is accepting applications for one Graduate Assistant (Grounds) position for the 2024-2025 school year. The position will begin in January 2024 with the option of a second year (2025). We are a fast-growing athletics department in search of co-workers that want to build a career in Athletics.

Position: Athletics Grounds GA

This position is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of all athletic buildings and stadiums.

  • Performs routine maintenance on grass & synthetic athletic fields and common areas, Including:
  • Providing input for the daily planning and execution of grounds crew tasks
  • Clay work to include Mounds, home plate, bullpens, infield skin, and warning track.
  • Helping with fertilizer and pesticide application
  • Cultural practices to include mowing, verticutting, sodding, irrigation, and aerification
  • Basic equipment maintenance
  • Helping with tarp management and weather situations.
  • Works primarily outside.
  • Assists in game operations for Football, Baseball, Softball, and Soccer.
  • This position also assists in the coordination of Baseball and Softball facility rentals.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Sports Turf Management, Sport Management or related field
  • Must be admitted or pending admission into a graduate program at Georgia State University.
  • Able to lift and move objects of at least 30 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Ability to work nights, and weekends
  • Ability to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to supervise student staff efficiently
  • 1+ years of athletics turf management experience.

How to Apply:
Please send all resumes to Joseph Brooks at jbrooks124@gsu.edu.

To apply for this job email your details to jbrooks124@gsu.edu