Assistant Sports Information Director
Working Title: Assistant Sports Information Director
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: UVa's College at Wise
Location: UVa's College at Wise
Posting Date: 07-01-2017
***THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN WISE, VA***
The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for an Assistant Director, Sports Information. This position will assist the Sports Information Director with the day-to-day operations of the department; prepare press releases and articles; assist with maintaining the department website; and travel with various teams to cover sporting events.
A bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, or a related field is required, as well as an understanding of sports information/media relations and the ability to write press releases. Excellent communications skills are essential.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills; ability to operate in a professional manner with various members of the media; a strong understanding of sports information and media relations; the ability to manage multiple tasks on tight deadlines.
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