Job description


Duke University requests a pplications for the position of Sports Information Assistantship .

The individual filling this assistantship position will be a member of the department's sports information staff and report to the Sports Information Director.

Requirements - include experience in a collegiate or professional media relations environment; outstanding oral and written communications skills; demonstrated organizational skills; and working knowledge of InDesign, Excel, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and The Automated Scorebook (StatCrew).

Responsibilities - include, but are not limitedto: serving as the primary and/or secondary media contact for multiple programs; producing media guides, game notes, news releases and feature stories; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for, the official website of Duke Athletics; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising statistical crews and other event support personnel; facilitating Duke’s social media outlets; compiling statistics, researching historical records and assisting the Sports Information and Digital Media staffs with additional duties.

Anticipated Start Date is August 1, 2019.

Salary for this position is $23,400 including Duke University benefits package.

An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted for a completed application.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, research and communications principles normally acquired through two years of postsecondary education.


Work generally requires three years of clerical or research experience OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE to acquire skills in administrative or project research responsibilities as well as accepted office organization, communications and research practices. A bachelor's degree in a field of study directly related to the specific position may be substituted for the education and two years of the experience requirement.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 7/23/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2019
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