Sports Information & Media Relations Specialist - Intercollegiate Athletics (Division of Student Affairs)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Feb 20, 2014
Job ID: 10066 Regular/Temporary: Regular GENERAL DUTIES Administers one or more aspects of a College athletics program. - Coordinates development and implementation of information and marketing materials, such as web sites - Coordinates recreation and intramural programs in support of wellness activities - Organizes, coordinates, and manages intramural and varsity sports events - Compiles and reports on statistics for NCAA and CUNY requirements; compiles reports on programs and activities - Coordinates scheduling of facilities and programs - Assists management with planning and oversight of various athletics activities - Performs related duties as assigned. Job Title Name: Student Athletics Program Specialist CONTRACT TITLE Higher Education Assistant FLSA Exempt CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION Serves as the official athletic teams' statistician and uses Sidearm©, StatCrew©, and in-game sports scoring and statistics software program to update team and player statistics on our official website. Does live game stats, when available. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required. OTHER QUALIFICATIONS At least four years of relevant experience in athletics sports information or media relations at a college, professional sports organization, or relevant organization required. Must have strong organizational skills with the ability to establish priorities, manage multiple demands and projects, and meet deadlines. A "people person" orientation with attention to details is essential, along with excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication, presentation, and networking skills. Proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Photoshop, and other email, social networking, and scheduling applications as required. COMPENSATION Commensurate with qualification within the range for this title and level (currently $42,873 - $61,903). BENEFITS CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria. HOW TO APPLY DO NOT APPLY ON LINE AT THIS JOB BOARD. Applications can be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( and navigating to Careers at CUNYfirst. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter, and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format CLOSING DATE The committee will begin reviewing applications on February 18, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.