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Assistant Sports Information Director

Employer
Flagler College
Location
St Augustine Campus - St Augustine, FL, 32084

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Details

Job Location: St Augustine Campus - St Augustine, FL

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $38,000.00

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

The Assistant Sports Information Director is a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Assistant AD for Sports Communications. The Assistant Sports Information Director is responsible for assisting in the management of athletic communications, media, and broadcasting and assisting in the oversight of many aspects of the Departments public relations and promotion mediums including the athletics website, social media accounts, news releases and printed publications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with all aspects of athletic communications, media, and broadcasting units;
  • Create and maintain the Departments publications and communication plan;
  • Maintain accurate statistical information, historical records and photo archives;
  • Assist with the development of and oversee the athletics communications budget;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the departments strategic communication and crisis management plan;
  • Write and disseminate news and feature articles, pre- and post-game releases, and wraps to media outlets;
  • Maintain compliance with all pertinent NCAA rules and regulations;
  • Increase brand awareness by promoting positive stories within the Department via local and national media;
  • Serve as media contact and coordinate coach and student-athlete media appearances;
  • Oversee assigned aspects of athletics website and ensure site information is complete and up-to-date;
  • Actively promote ticket sales, events, promotions and fundraisers through various media platforms;
  • Nominate student-athletes for appropriate academic and athletic honors, scholarships and awards;
  • Use the Adobe Creative Cloud to update graphics and documents and edit live video and interviews;
  • Oversee in-game media relations, including dissemination of rosters, game notes, stat books, etc.;
  • Use the latest social media trends to regularly to market and promote athletics programs and events;
  • Assume responsibility for assigned publications, media events, press conferences, and game day programs;
  • Assist in the maintenance of a consistent and premier level of institutional and community visibility for Flagler Athletics;
  • Report statistical information and results to the Peach Belt Conference office and NCAA;
  • Coordinate photography for certain Flagler College sports teams and special events;
  • Develop and nurture external media relationships to augment coverage locally, nationally and globally;
  • Develop compelling feature story ideas surrounding the program for internal and external distribution;
  • Generate and submit conference and national award nominations;
  • All other duties as assigned by the Assistant AD for Sports Communications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in communications, sports management, journalism or related field.

CHARACTERISTICS PREFERRED

  • Flagler College seeks a highly-motivated, driven, creative and organized professional that works well with others, is highly relational and flourishes in a high-paced, demanding environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and effectively;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Positive, enthusiastic approach to job responsibilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team, placing departmental and institutional priorities above personal advancement.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree;
  • Minimum 2 years working in communications within a collegiate athletics department or related venue;
  • Familiar with Adobe Creative Cloud, StatCrew software, and web platforms (Sidearm, Presto).

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Works consistently during nights and on weekends
  • Works regularly outdoors and in tight spaces (press box, scorers table, etc.)

Non Discrimination Statement:

Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the Colleges Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix

Organization

Working at Flagler College

Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 33 majors, 39 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagleras a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit www.flagler.edu.

 

Flagler College’s Mission

Flagler College offers an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders.

The College is committed to the preservation of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon and other historic structures that grace its campus.

 

Flagler College Core Values

Transformative Learning

We are committed to educating the whole person. As a community of inquiry, we value freedom of expression and the bond between teacher and student. We embrace a personalized education that is designed to transform lives and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

Respectful and Inclusive Community

We foster a sense of respect and appreciation for the dignity of all individuals. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse community that encourages civil and productive dialogue across differences.

Citizenship with Integrity

We believe that ethical citizenship should be exemplified on campus and in the community. We set high expectations for honesty, integrity, and individual responsibility.  We are deeply committed to building a community of trust.

Thoughtful Stewardship

We are dedicated to stewardship: to the care of each other, to the preservation of our historical buildings and natural resources, to the responsible management of our financial resources and gifts, and to the celebration of the remarkable heritage of St. Augustine with its vibrant cultures and history.

 

Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.

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