Sports Information Assistant

Job description

Job Details and Requirement:

*This is a 10 month, regular, full-time position. The working hours may vary due to needs of the athletics department or College.


This position is responsible for a variety of duties within the Sports Information office including, but not limited to collecting statistics, writing game recaps and press releases, generation of content for CMS Athletics social media, managing live streaming, and assisting in a wide variety of tasks.





Reporting to the Sports Information Director, the Sports Information Assistant performs or works independently/collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:


25% - Writing game recaps and press releases for

20% - Generating and managing video/visual content on CMS Athletics social media.

20% - Oversight of live video broadcasts at home events.

10% - Oversight of live statistics at home events.

10% - Maintaining rosters, schedules, bios, etc. on

15% - Other duties as assigned.

Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.



  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Ability to take and follow directions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to constructive criticism.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude.
  • Ability to multitask.



Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Marketing, Communications, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


Previous experience working in a collegiate Sports Information office or related field preferred. Experience with StatCrew/Presto Stats, Adobe Photoshop, video editing, broadcasting, social media, website management, games management, writing, and working under pressure also preferred.


Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion.



Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge skills and abilities.

Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, reading, and customer service skills.Follow all written and verbal instructions, asking questions as needed for clarification of projects/tasks/duties/assignments.

Operate computers proficiently with basic Microsoft Office software (such as Word, Excel, Outlook) and associated professional software (such as Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier. iMovie, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook). 

Prioritize and perform multiple projects, meet deadlines, respond to others in a timely manner, and work both independently and as a collaborative member of the Athletics Department with a high standard of integrity and ethics.

Use strong organizational and time management skills to complete work with accuracy and a keen attention to detail.



The hours for this position vary with the athletics schedule. Holiday, weekend, and evening work hours will be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the athletics department. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.  This is a 10 month position.


This is a non-exempt position.

This is a regular, full-time position.

This is a benefits-eligible position.

This is a ten-month position.


 Physical Requirements:                Moderate (up to 30 lbs.)


GROOMING AND APPEARANCE:  The Claremont Colleges seek to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.


BACKGROUND CHECK:  The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check.  Certain positions will require the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test.  Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description.

ADA/OSHA:  This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of this position.   It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others.  It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


DISCLAIMER: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.  When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the College will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Claremont McKenna College hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.  Inquiries may be directed to the Director for Human Resources, 528 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-4015, (909) 621-8490.  All applicants must complete and submit an online application to be considered for an open position.

Employment is contingent upon new employee providing documents verifying U.S. citizenship or, for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States, applicant's acceptability for positions requiring use of a college vehicle is contingent upon a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile liability insurance. Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Claremont McKenna College are available. Interested employees of the College are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources if qualified for any open position. Please do not contact departments directly.


Disability Accommodations                                                                                    

In compliance with applicable laws ensuring equal opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, CMC will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual (applicant or employee) with a disability if the disability affects the performance of essential job functions, unless the accommodation results in an undue hardship for the College. Employment decisions are based on the merit and not an individual’s disability.               


An applicant or employee who requires an accommodation should contact the immediate supervisor and the Human Resources Office. If multiple accommodations are identified that do not pose an undue hardship for the College, the selection of an accommodation will be at CMC’s discretion. To request disability accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (909) 621-8490 or [email protected] for assistance.




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Job No: REQ-923
Posted: 9/14/2018
Application Due: 11/6/2018
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