Specialist - Sports Information - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Serves as the main athletic communications contact for assigned University teams. Responsible for publicity and media relations coverage of assigned programs, serves as a liaison between assigned sports and media, the Western Athletic Conference, NCAA, and the University. Produces content for wolverinegreen.com, including press releases/game recaps. Maintains social media presence for assigned sports and other programs. Maintains history and records for assigned sports. Produces game notes, facilitates media requests, assists other sports and events as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree and two years of related experience or any combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field OR any combination of education and experience totaling 4 year(s).


Knowledge of Athletics and NCAA sports, NCAA rules and regulations.
Knowledge of statistics for various sports and the StatCrew program.
Knowledge of social media platforms and strategies.
Knowledge of basic HTML coding.


Skill in writing and editing skills.
Skill in effective verbal and written communication.
Skill in organization and attention to detail. Skill in Netitor and/or SIDEARM Sports.
Skill in computer software including MS Office, Adobe Suite, Photoshop and InDesign.
Skill in word processing.


Ability to manage multiple tasks and work on a deadline.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and discretion with sensitive information regarding student-athletes, University staff, and the athletic department.

Pay Range

$24,960 to $33,280 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Keyword Phrases

  • Athletics
  • Specialist - Sports Information
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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