The Albion College Department of Athletics invites applications for the position of Director of Sports Information. This is a 12 month administrative position with employment beginning as soon as possible. Albion College offers 23 intercollegiate sports as a NCAA Division III liberal arts institution and a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. This position will assist in the development of communications that advance and support the mission of Albion College Athletics. The Director of Sports Information will plan and implement a proactive, coordinated sports media relations program with emphasis on establishing and cultivating relationships with print, broadcast, and online media.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a)serve as the primary sports information contact person to ensure consistent, accurate news coverage of Albion varsity athletics, b)write feature stories on Albion College athletes, coaches, and programs, c)supervise the compilation and updating of statistics on an event-by-event basis for all 23 varsity programs and provide updated statistics and game information to the NCAA and MIAA, d)maintain the Albion College athletics website(gobrits.com) and all other electronic communications, including social media, e)assist in training coaches and athletes in preparation for media interviews, f)support athletic marketing and event promotion, g)assist media in story preparation, research, photography, and video shooting, h) recruit, train, and schedule statisticians book keepers, PA announcers, video camera operators and play-by-play announcers for home athletic events, i)other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.