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

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


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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  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Event Coordination
  • Multimedia
  • 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
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