Director of Media Relations - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

Coordinates all aspects of sports information including media relations and publications. Assists with game operations and management including press row operations. Oversees and maintains statistical data and historical records. Assists in the management of the social media channels. Organizes the Hall of Fame selection.


Manage the office of sports information (100%)
*Coordinate athletic media relations
*Create press releases
*Coordinate production of media guides, game programs and schedule cards.
*Record-keeping and distribution of statistical information to local media outlets, NCAA statistical services, conference and visiting teams.
*Oversees athletic web site *Assist with game operations and management including press row operations.
*Coordinate Hall of Fame Selections.

This position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing and Promotions.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as journalism, communications or sport’s management.

One year of sports information experience required.

The successful candidate must possess strong writing, and editing skills (Note: this will be assessed through writing sample)

At least two years of experience using Computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).

Experience and working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in journalism, communications or sport’s management.

Two years experience as an intercollegiate sports information director.

Must possess organizational skills along with the ability to work under deadlines.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

In order for your application to be complete, you must attach 1) resume; 2) cover letter that addresses how your experience meets the qualifications of the position; 3) a list of the names and contact information of three professional references; and 4) a writing sample.

Writing Sample Instructions: Please attach an example of a press release, article, or other writing sample relevant to this position.

If you cannot attach your documents at the time of application, please email:
Attn: Elaine Becks
Subject: Search # E 355 Director Media Relations

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Director of Media Relations
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter