This position will serve as a primary athletic communications, marketing/promotions, and external relations contact within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation at SUNY Geneseo. The position will assist the director in coordinating all aspects of publicizing the student-athlete experience, including the department’s 21 teams and over 450 student-athletes, coaches and administrators. The position will help maintain a relationship with information consumers to include local/national media, NCAA, SUNYAC, parents, alumni, fans and donors across various mediums, including the department website (GeneseoKnights.com), social media, live events, webcasts, feature stories and press releases.
The candidate must have demonstrated communication skills (written and oral), an ability to work with a diversity of constituents, a broad-based knowledge of athletics and athletic terminology, a proven knowledge of social media marketing strategies, strong computer skills and the ability to work long hours including nights and weekends as necessary.
The candidate will have a minimum of two years of full-time (non-intern) experience in a collegiate sports information office, proven communications and public relation skills, demonstrated competency with social media, excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to meet and work with deadlines.
Experience with desktop publishing (InDesign), website maintenance (PrestoSports), video production, webstreaming (Boxcast) and Genius/NCAA Live Stats is preferred.
Internal Number: S215
About SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo is a highly selective residential public undergraduate liberal arts college of approximately 5,000 students located in a historic village in the scenic Finger Lakes region of western New York State, south of Rochester. The College offers 20 intercollegiate varsity sports and is consistently recognized as one of the best undergraduate colleges in the nation in such publications as US News and World Report and Kiplinger's Personal Finance. This recognition has as its basis our outstanding faculty, staff, and students; unusually high student retention and graduation rates; and the high quality of campus life. For further information about SUNY Geneseo, please see our home page at: http://www.geneseo.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -
SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.geneseo....edu/affirmativeaction.
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All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.
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