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Department Sports Information
Job Purpose Serve as the primary contact for nine of the university's 23-sport NCAA Division III program and assist the Sports Information Director in the overall development and implementation of the athletics communications office through media relations, press releases, media guides, web sites, social media, and any other print and electronic methods available. The University of Scranton is an NCAA Division III program (non-scholarship) and is a member of the Landmark Conference.
Essential Duties - Serve as the primary contact person for the softball, women's basketball, field hockey, men's and women's tennis, men's soccer, men's and women's swimming and diving, and women's lacrosse teams, subject to change in coordination with the Sports Information Director - Submit reports to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Landmark Conference, as required of each organization - Oversee and administrate the University's Athlete of the Week and Royal Review programs - Update and maintain the university's web site for the sports listed above - Assist in the administration of the annual Wall of Fame program and Senior Student-Athlete Banquet - Write and edit press releases and game previews/recaps of the above sports that will be sent to the electronic and print media and to be published on the university's web site - Promote and market the University's athletics program through video editing and video streaming of athletic events - Update and develop content for the University's social media platforms - Manage and assist with event management for home athletic events - Updating of career stats and records for all sports - Working on developing career baseball stats (No stats prior to 2000) - Develop career stats for baseball, tennis, and golf - Organizing photo archives - Handling publication update requests (marketing, alumni, admissions, etc.)
Additional Skills Required - Excellent writing and communication skills - Interest in and knowledge of Athletics - Excellent organizational and managerial skills; - Web-site management - Ability to work closely with Associate Director of Athletics and Coaches - Must have working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, the Stat Crew, PrestoSports, and Genius Sports statistical packages, photography, and iMovie - Must have the ability to work nights and weekends when required and have the ability to travel - Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University's Catholic and Jesuit mission
Minimum Education Requirements - Bachelor's degree in Education, English, Communication, or Public Relations required
Preferred Education - Master's Degree preferred
Minimum Job Experience Requirements - One year of experience in electronic or print media required
Preferred Qualifications - Experience in athletics or higher education is preferred
Years of Experience: 1 University Classification: Professional FLSA Classification: Exempt Schedule/Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with some nights and weekends required. Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Annual Schedule: 12
Posting Number: S0328P Open Date: 06/26/2019 Close Date: 07/10/2019 Open Until Filled: No