Sports Information Director
Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Mary Baldwin University
Mary Baldwin University is currently seeking a full-time Sports Information Director as the newest addition to our team. The athletic department is an NCAA Division III and USA South Athletic Conference member located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The department is in the process of adding men's sports over a three-year period and requires a seasoned administrator with a particular set of media, writing, and technological skills.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: video streaming of all athletics contests, social media management across all platforms, video editing, multiple written publications per week including feature stories, live stat input supervision and packed file submission, photo editing, liaising with local/national media, website management (Presto) of all rosters/schedules/bios/other content, management of NCAA forms via Front Rush, managing student staff for all home games, and other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
To be considered for the position, candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree (communications, journalism, sport management or similar) and significant experience in an NCAA athletic department.
Nondiscrimination Policy: Mary Baldwin University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender nor does the university discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, age, disability, religion, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression in its educational programs, admissions, co-curricular or other activities, or employment practices.
To apply for this position, please submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, resume and three professional references, saved in the following format: LastNameFirstNameMBUSID. For full consideration, please submit your application by 5pm on January 20th, 2019.
Previous experience in an NCAA athletic department.
Bachelor's degree in sport management, journalism, communications or related field (master's preferred.)
Expert knowledge of video/photo editing software, as well as video streaming, including Photoshop and other Adobe software.
Must be able to meet strict deadlines under limited supervision.
Social media expertise, across all platforms.
Proficient in StatCrew and PrestoSports software, including live stats.
Familiarity with Front Rush.
Must be able to work collaboratively with athletic staff, coaches and the university department of external affairs.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and transport required equipment
Valid driver's license is required
Excellent communication, organizational and time-management skills
Must be computer savvy and familiar with various sports management software
Must understand relevant NCAA compliance and federal privacy laws for students
The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background and DMV check.
To apply for this position, please submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, resume and three professional references, saved in the following format: LastNameFirstNameMBUSID.
For full consideration, please submit your application by 5pm on January 20 th , 2019.
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