Francis Marion University and the Department of Athletics invite applications for position of Assistant Sports Information Director and Internal Operations Manager for the Department of Athletics beginning Aug 1, 2021. The 12-month position is full time with benefits. Weekend and night work will be required.
Major SID Responsibilities Include: •Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Communication Services with the promotion and publicity of all 14 NCAA sports •Write and edit press releases and game stories •Assist with the updating of the athletics website, https://fmupatriots.com/ •Manage video content for the website •Compile and distribute statistics •Maintain Francis Marion athletics social media sites •Operate computer programs, including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, NCAA Live Stats, and Stat Crew System software.
Major Internal Operations Responsibilities Include: •Assist the Director of Athletics with coordination and arrangement of all travel, including; team travel, advances for teams and recruiting travel. •Assist the Director of Athletics with organization and management of the booster club. •Management of ticket office operations, including: on-line, group sales, and season tickets •Manage summer camps online registration and disbursements. •Assist with yearly reports, including but not limited, to EADA, Gender Equity, and NCAA Financial. •Assist the Director of Athletics with managing department’s budget, and disbursements as needed.
Francis Marion, a state-supported comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students, sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports, 13 of which compete in the NCAA Division II Peach Belt Conference and one (men's golf) of which competes as an NCAA Division I independent. Florence, S.C., is located in northeastern South Carolina at the intersection of Interstate Highways 95 and 20. It is 80 miles from the state capital, Columbia, and 60 miles from Myrtle Beach. Historical Charleston is 120 miles away.
FM Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required. Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills are required. A working knowledge of public relations and college sports is also expected. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in a collegiate sports information office, website management, and in scoring baseball/softball contests. A working knowledge of various Stat Crew Systems and NCAA Live Stats software and familiarity with digital photography, video editing software, Adobe InDesign, and Photoshop is also desired.
Salary: Will commensurate with experience.
Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 21-65);
Copies of transcripts for any collegiate coursework (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate);
The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references;
Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration and Planning, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution
Internal Number: 21-65
About Francis Marion University
Francis Marion, a state supported comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students, sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports, 13 of which compete in the NCAA Division II Peach Belt Conference and one of which competes as a NCAA Division I independent. Florence, SC, is located in northeastern South Carolina at the intersection of Interstate Highways 95 and 20. It is 80 miles from the state capital, Columbia, and 60 miles from Myrtle Beach. Historical Charleston is 120 miles away.