Director of Athletic Communications - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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Detailed Job Description



To manage the athletic communications department in the intercollegiate athletic offices. To assist with special events planning and production.

Basic Function:

• Oversee a staff of 2-3 as well as intern, work-study and volunteers
• Keep updated statistics and game reports for all intercollegiate events
• Compile SSC, NCAA, and other statistical reports
• Game day production and management
• Help with the production of broadcasts
• Produce videos of coaches and player interviews
• Write, edit, and produce media guides, brochures, and other athletic publications
• Travel with teams to away contests to keep statistics and send reports to media outlets
• Update SLU athletic web page, hotlines, and weekly notes
• Serve as liaison with area media, providing them with weekly releases, setting up interviews, and recommending feature stories
• Keep records and update old files with information regarding athletic material
• Assist publications office with university wide publications
• Distribution of promotional materials
• Serve on Hall of Fame Committee
• Serve on Alumni Relations Committee
• Oversee the Green and Gold Awards Celebration

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management, Journalism, or related field
• Experience managing employees and work-study
• Experience in an intercollegiate sports information environment or athletic communications office
• Ability to effectively communicate with various constituents on a wide variety of topics
• Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Computer skills to include: Excel, Word, HTML
and in-game statistical programs such as stat crew, automated scorebook, etc.
• Ability to update web-site and use various print and photo applications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management, Journalism or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Experience in an intercollegiate sports information environment.
Ability to effectively communicate with various constituents on a wide variety of topics.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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