Assistant Director - Sports Information
Job Number: P118
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Athletics and Coaching
Assistant Director - Sports Information
Sports Info Director
$36,443 - $44,886; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Assist the Associate Athletic Director Athletic Communications with all forms of athletic communications for the Athletic department to include but not be limited to: all printed publications, NCAA official game statistics, web site coverage for assigned sports, video and audio streaming, game credentials and set up for television and radio communications. Responsible for all written and electronic communications for their assigned sports to include three major sports: women's soccer, men's basketball, men's tennis and an additional Olympic sport to be assigned. Duties include: production of media notes, pre and post season guides for media at assigned events, game day programs, posters, schedule cards, team magnets including layouts, photos and player biographies; production and distribution of game notes and oversee statistical information for national, regional and conference awards; hire temporary statistical game personnel for assigned athletic events and oversee media pass distribution for assigned sports. Assist Associate AD with all television, radio and electronic media outlets, approve all written and oral publications, newsletters, and news releases issued by the Athletic Department for assigned sports. Assist to review all content for the athletic web site in assigned sports to include: actual game footage, video clips, pop up athletic announcements and interactive marketing activities. Hire and supervise part time temp staff required to run the Athletic communications department events, oversee all statistical data for all athletic events, archived information, and other events sponsored by the Athletic Department i.e., weekly news conferences, men's basketball press luncheons, men's basketball radio and television coaches shows, material for sports video boards, and Conference instant replay systems used by the game officials on game day for official review of questionable plays in Men's Basketball. The position will work with the athletic programs and assist with the video streaming of each of their assigned sports and perform other related tasks as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required.
Required Related Experience
Two (2) years relevant, progressively responsible experience in the field of sports information to include producing statistical information, reporting of actual athletic events/outcomes, design and layout of guide and advanced writing skills for feature stories of selected athletes required.
Desirable Related Experience
Master's degree and four (4) years of progressively responsible collegiate media relations experience preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2020AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
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Application Review Date: August 12, 2021; For optimal consideration, please apply before July 19, 2021.
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