Graduate Assistant for University Licensing & Branding

University Of The Incarnate Word
May 31, 2024
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Graduate Assistant for University Licensing & Branding

Academic Year 2023-2024 UIW Mission

The University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is seeking a motivated, energetic, detail-oriented graduate assistant to assist in the management of the university's licensing program. This position will report to the Brand Marketing & Advertising Manager who oversees the UIW Visual Identity & Licensing program.

This is a student position open to current UIW graduate students.

Essential Functions

-Assist with operational activities for UIW's trademark licensing program, including but not limited to evaluating and approving artwork, detailed record keeping, and monitoring trademark usage -Serve as the secretary of the Visual Corporate Identity Committee (VCIC), including creating agendas, keeping minutes, etc. -Provide administrative support to the Brand Marketing & Advertising Manager who oversees the UIW Visual Identity & Licensing program including contract preparation, completion of university forms, creating reports, etc. -Support university and department efforts to enhance the UIW brand -Assist the VCIC with the enforcement of university trademark rights Work closely with CLC and the UIW Office of Communications and Brand Marketing to aim to positively promote the UIW image, protect its trademark rights, and generate royalty revenue. This will include promoting officially licensed UIW merchandise and trademarks to buyers, store managers, sponsors, and other individuals -Responsible for the day-to-day management of the UIW Licensing Program -Responsible for maintaining the Branding website and ensuring it is updated and current -Responsible for identifying and addressing departments and vendors with deficient Licensing Program compliance -Prepare and present Licensing FAQs and presentations to University personnel -Support University Events and Student Program activities to include program development, support, and promotion including serving as a handler for Red the Cardinal, UIW's mascot. This includes scheduling and accompanying Red to events and activities.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

-Willing to become knowledgeable about the UIW Branding Program (including the Trademark and Licensing Programs) -Excellent oral, and written communication skills -Strong computer, editing, and proofreading skills -Ability to interpret and apply policies correctly -Good sense of visual design, with an understanding of fashion and other consumer trends. -Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. -Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education

Current UIW graduate student

Required Work Experience

-Previous work experience in marketing, merchandising, retail, and/or sports business is preferred

Preferred Qualifications Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations Work Hours

Generally Monday – Friday with some evening and weekend/after hours activities.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number STU1095PO

Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Part Time Job Category Students Desired Start Date 08/16/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Assistant Director of Communications and Brand Marketing Salary Open Date 07/24/2023 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant EOE

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UIW student?
  • Yes, I am a doctoral student
  • Yes, I am a graduate student
  • Yes, I am a senior
  • Yes, I am a junior
  • Yes, I am a sophomore
  • Yes, I am a freshman
  • No, I am not a UIW student
  • Do you have experience in marketing, merchandising, retail, and/or sports business?
  • Yes
  • No
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