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Briar Cliff University
Sports Information Director

Summary:
The Sports Information Director is responsible for sports information and promotion of athletics at Briar Cliff University. Responsibilities include sports information, web content management, publishing media guides and other materials, social media, stats, event and game management, communication with the media, and contracts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Other duties may be assigned.
  • Sports Information:
    • Collect and maintain sports data on individuals and teams for sports promotion
    • Disseminate sports and athletic statistics for sports promotion
    • Produce news releases for pre-game publication and post game results
    • Develop and maintain BCU athletic website with schedules and scores
  • Sports Promotion:
    • Design and produce all sports programs and schedules
    • Establish contacts/relationships with media personnel, NAIA officials, and local sports supporters to promote BCU athletics
    • Administer athletic hall of fame
    • Promote athletics for national, regional, and local recognition and awards
    • Organize sports promotion activities in conjunction with athletic events
  • Athletic Operations:
    • Manage all game contracts
    • Assist with event and game management
    • Function as team member within Athletic Department
    • Other duties as assigned by Athletic Director

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervises coaches, graduate assistants, and work study students as needed. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters degree preferred.

Languate Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. 

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Apply Online:
https://www.briarcliff.edu/job-opportunities/