Student Affairs

Associate Sports Information Director

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, NY United States

The Department of Athletics at the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Associate Sports Information Director. The position is a full-time, 10 month, non-tenure track position beginning August 1, 2019. Expectations are to assist the Sports Information Director with the daily operation of the Sports Information Office and home event coverage. Located in the Leatherstocking Region of New York State, SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts and sciences college with a pre-professional focus. The College enrolls approximately 6,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs and a number of graduate certificates and degrees. SUNY Oneonta consistently ranks among the top schools nationally, sitting at #13 on the 2018 list of "Top Public Regional Universities" in the North by U.S. News & World Report and #153 in the Northeast on the 2017 Forbes magazine list of "America's Top Colleges." The College received INSIGHT magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2017 and 2014 and accepted an invitation to join the Colleges of Distinction in 2015. The College sponsors 21 sports with 14 full-time coaches and 9 full-time support staff. The Department offers a competitive athletic program which embraces the NCAA Division III philosophy. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit www.oneonta.edu   or www.oneontaathletics.com  .

Duties include but not limited to: overseeing the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive strategic marketing, promotions and social media plan for home athletic events for 21 sports targeting a diverse audience of campus and external constituents, managing home event statistical staff and supervising student workers and interns; maintenance and enhancements to the Athletics homepage; writing, editing and layout of game programs, weekly sports recaps and the DragonTales newsletter which is produced three times a year; producing the end of year highlight video for the annual awards ceremony; and special projects as assigned.  The position also manages a variety of public relation activities on-campus and within the community. The nature of this position is such that it requires working nights and weekends.

 

Required qualifications:  bachelor’s degree; proficient working knowledge of Stat Crew scoring software and PrestoSports statistical software; working knowledge of social media platforms specifically Twitter, Instagram and Facebook; strong writing skills; experience in webpage use and development; proficient working knowledge in publication layout and design using Adobe Creative Suite for Macintosh computers; experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred:  experience working in a sports information office; supervisory experience with interns and work study students; experience with video editing software for both Mac and Windows platforms; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

To apply online go to:  http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=110887  . Please upload a resume, letter of interest, writing and graphic design/publication samples. Contact information for three professional references is required.

 

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at:  www.oneonta.edu/employment  .

 

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community.  Please visit our website on diversity at: www.oneonta.edu/home/diversity.asp  .  Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=110887