Clark University’s Athletics Department seeks to fill the position of Sports Information Director. Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, the successful candidate will provide maximum visibility for Clark’s 17 team Division III programs. Primary responsibilities include coordinating all phases of the Sports Information office; media relations, social media, publications, home contest management for all sports, and maintaining the athletic department web site.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate all aspects of the SID Office: media relations, management of student employees and maintaining accurate records and files •Maintain and develop current social media channels •Coordinate game day video broadcasts (Boxcast) •Prepare all game programs •Maintain all (in-season, career & historical) material for the conference, NCAA, ECAC statistics and materials •Prepare hometown stories, releases, and feature stories for student-athletes/coaches •Maintain department web site (Currently Presto Sports) •Coordinate photo coverage for all varsity sports to include action, team and individual athlete photos •Write sports wrap-ups on each varsity sport for external release and use in other publications •Responsible for the nomination of student-athletes for scholarships, awards, including: Academic all-conference, All-Americas; weekly and seasonal NEWMAC honors •Maintain sports team photo files •Responsible for the organization and conduct of the Athletic Hall of Fame, Scholar-Athlete Reception and Athletic Awards Program •Responsible for the hiring and management of all home contest student workers •Supervise assigned athletic department staff •Meet with coaches, students, and other departments as needed •Assist the associate director in coordinating alumni events •Serve as a member of the Clark University Athletic Hall of Fame Committee •Oversee all aspects of game management and the media for the annual High School Tournament •Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director or Associate Athletic Director
Qualifications •Bachelor’s degree required/ Master’s degree, preferred. •Experience in a college sports information office or comparable environment, preferred. •Successful candidate must have strong, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills. •Must have an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations. •Experience with Stat Crew & Presto Sports software, InDesign and Photoshop, video streaming, and editing hardware and software are recommended. •Possess a strong knowledge of the digital media landscape including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Snapchat. •Knowledgeable in the use of cutting-edge social media tools and technologies to help take our social channels to the next level. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Be a self-starter and have exceptionally strong writing and editing capabilities, strong project-management capabilities, be a team player, think creatively, and thrive in a fast-paced working environment. •This position will require working nights, weekends, lifting light equipment and some travel
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 11- month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to email@example.com . Applicants must reference Job code 199886 in the subject line to be considered for this position.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Internal Number: 199886
About Clark University
Clark University is a campus of people, not just departments, where individuals make a difference. If you have a strong work ethic, embrace a diverse community and are dedicated to providing excellent service, we invite you to apply for our open positions.Located 38 miles west of Boston, Clark offers the advantage of both a small liberal arts college and a distinguished research university and is one of 12 Worcester area institutions of higher education.Clark University offers regular full-time employees outstanding benefits including:free life and disability insurance; choice of health plans with generous University contributions; 4 weeks vacation after one full fiscal year;free evening undergraduate and master's level tuition for employees plus various tuition discounts for family members;University contribution to retirement plan after 2 years of employment;free use of athletic and fitness center and many more