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Eastern New Mexico University
Coordinator of Sports Information and Media

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Full time permanent
Location: Athletics Department, Main Campus, Portales, New Mexico
General Description:
Eastern New Mexico University has a growing enrollment of over 6,000 students and is located in Portales, NM. ENMU is the third largest university in the state and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. ENMU sponsors 14 NCAA sport programs with approximately 450 student-athletes, as well as men's and women's rodeo.
Position Summary:
The Coordinator of Sports Information and Media (CSIM), in conjunction with the Director of Athletic Communications, shall be responsible for the organization and administration of sports information as related to print and electronic media and to the Communication Services Department, as well as providing necessary public relations services to the Department of Athletics.  The CSIM will provide necessary public relations services for the department.

Salary: $30,000

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The CSIM will share sport assignments for game operations, statistical operations, pre and post-game write ups, media releases and other traditional sports information duties with the Director of Athletic Communications.  Primary contact and secondary contacts will be assigned.
  • Video Scoreboard Operation home football
  • For the assigned sports:
    • Coordinate preseason activities, including previews and quick facts
    • Develop, write, and arrange for printing of news releases, programs, web-based media guides, schedules, pictures, and other pertinent public relations material for the Department and its sport programs, all in a timely manner
    • Prepare media guides and/or recruiting guides, press releases, advance game information.
    • Working with the Compliance Coordinator maintain accurate and up-to-date team rosters
    • Coordinate press box administration
    • Compile and distribute statistics and records
    • Coordinate news conferences, radio and television production (when applicable)
    • Set all pre-game activities, including, but not limited to set up and checking all equipment, including video (web) streaming set up, and instant replay.
    • Prepare supplemental athletic publications
    • Coordinate photography for all athletic events
    • Coordinate with the Director of Athletics Marketing and Events for event promotions and game sponsorships and conduct these duties in the absence of this director.
    • Assist in the planning, operations, coordination, promotion and execution of special events such as the annual hall of honors weekend.
    • Cooperate, collaborate, and coordinate with the Director of Athletic Communications and the ENMU Director of Communication Services regarding publications, licensing/branding, promotions and other duties.
    • Operate as a team member in the athletic department and as an employee of the institution
    • Compile historical reporting
    • Nominate and promote individual student-athletes, coaches, programs and staff members for recognition and awards
    • Operate and have oversight for social media for the athletic department
    • Compile, distribute, and report all statistical information for coaches, the LSC, the NCAA and other SID's with colleges and universities which compete with ENMU
    • In conjunction with respective head coaches, coordinate Greyhound Arena lobby displays
  • For Department of Athletic Communications:
    • Coordinate the athletic website,
    • Assist whenever possible with the DAC game operations
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
  • Working to maintain and meet NCAA compliance as it relates to job functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in athletics administration, communications or applicable field.
  • Ability to write and report the news of the athletic department with competency
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and work well with a variety of people in a fast-paced and highly demanding environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong desire to grow professionally
  • Ability to successfully hire and supervise student workers
  • Demonstrated skill sets and desire to work with mature professionalism with colleagues, supervisors, subordinates, students, athletes, coaches, boosters and constituents in a professional environment

Preferred Job Requirements:
  • Masters degree in athletic administration, communications or applicable field
  • Demonstrated successful experience working in the intercollegiate athletics sports information field

Working Conditions:
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed during normal business hours but will also include substantial evening and weekend hours and requires occasional travel.
  • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Essential Functions: [As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]

Additional Information:
Application Review Date:
March 12th and will continue until the position is filled

Expected Start Date: On or before June 1, 2018

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through this link: Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents:
Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.

Letter of interest
Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)
Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail