Sports Information Director, Job Code 730WPU
Posting Date: May 8, 2017
Closing Date: Open until filled
William Paterson University, a Division III member institution of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, invites applications for a twelve-month full-time position as Sports Information Director. A member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference, William Paterson University sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations, the Sports Information Director works closely on a day-to-day basis with the Director of Athletic Communications and Compliance.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating and communicating sports information for the intercollegiate athletics program; writing, editing and publishing all content for Athletics website such as releases, event summaries and biographical information for student-athletes and staff members. S/he assists in maintaining Athletics’ presence on social media; staffs home events and provides statistical compilation; coordinates live video streaming and posts video content to Athletics website and social media platforms. The selected candidate prepares statistical reports; maintains historical records and supervises part-time and student staff.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred. Two (2) years of professional experience on the collegiate level in sports information; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to travel and work a schedule that includes evenings, weekends and holidays is required. Working knowledge of current digital and social media platforms; experience with StatCrew, desktop publishing, graphic design and video editing software is preferred.
Anticipated start date: August 1, 2017.
William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.
Interested candidates must send a letter of application, a current resume and the names of at least three (3) professional references to Joan Floyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Joan Floyd, William Paterson University, 358 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, New Jersey 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Applicants must reference the Job Code in the letter of application. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the University, please visit www.wpunj.edu.
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer
that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.
Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.