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Sports Information Director at LANE COLLEGE

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Jackson, Tennessee





Job Description:

Position:                      SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR

Department:                Athletics

Reports To:                 Director of Athletics

FLSA:                         Exempt

JOB PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Sports Information Director coordinates publicity and media relations; publishes all sports schedules and brochures; produces and updates statistics; maintains the departmental web page and performs additional duties as may be required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Serve as primary contact for Athletic Department Sports Information

  • Supervises statistical records for teams, submit & maintain required reports

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Maintain Department website (www.golcdragons.com); coordinating with coaches the accuracy of all links

  • Write/coordinate all Athl. Department press releases (game recaps, news articles and features, HS signings, etc.)

  • Publish all sports schedules

  • Work within NCAA, SIAC, and Lane College guidelines

  • Effectively communicate and work with local, regional, and national media outlets

  • Oversight of Lane College athletic social media accounts

  • Supervises statistical records for teams, submit & maintain required reports

  • Submits conference & national statistical reports

  • Coordinates nominations of Lane College student-athletes for conference, regional and national awards within the designated time limitations.

Qualifications:

 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or a related administrative or physical education field

  • Two to three (2-3) years’ experience in sports information at the collegiate level

  • CoSIDA membership

  • Demonstrated expertise with the use of web hosting sites (sidearmsports), integration of social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.), and the use of statistical software (i.e. StatCrew, Gen)

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated analytical skills necessary for the coordination and maintenance of facilities and the development and evaluation of services

  • Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, or sit long periods when needed and lift a minimum of 15lbs.

  • Able to accompany the athletic teams during travel, weekend and evening hours, working in outdoor conditions (baseball, softball, football, cross country, tennis, track & field.)

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.