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Sports Information Director

at Texas A&M University - Texarkana in Texarkana, Texas, United States

Job Description

Job Title

Sports Information Director

Agency

Texas A&M University – Texarkana

Department

University Athletics

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Texarkana, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

TAMUT values diversity among its leadership, faculty, staff, and students and is committed to promoting fairness, equity, and inclusion throughout the University. We believe that a shared commitment to a diverse, inclusive environment helps advance our mission, fosters collaboration, and enables our students and employees to achieve a sense of well-being and belonging.

As part of our commitment to an inclusive environment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process and to perform essential job functions after hire.

Texas A&M University – Texarkana is seeking to find an outstanding candidate for the Sports Information Director. This position ensures that information about the University’s intercollegiate athletics programs is available to the public in a timely and effective manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Develops and directs a comprehensive program of sports coverage which focuses on both competitive and non-competitive activities and includes information on student-athletes and teams.

+ Provides information to electronic and print media outlets, develops publications for sports programs.

+ Maintains statistical data, records, and history on current and past student-athletes and teams.

+ Develops and maintains an effective presence on the web and with the most appropriate forms of new media.

+ Assists in the maintenance of the official athletic web site

+ Assists with game-day operations, including media relations, game management and statistical services

+ Trains and supervises graduate students, student workers and game-day staff

+ This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate

+ Five (5) years of relevant experience.

+ Knowledge of in-game statistical programs.

+ Knowledge desktop media and other software programs.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in sports journalism, sports administration, public relations, or related field

+ Knowledge of Hudl and Krossover video software

+ Knowledge of Dakstats/Prestosports

Other Requirements

+ Ability to work beyond normal hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays

SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL:

This position generally supervises employees.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. To receive full consideration, you must have your application in by 10/31/2022.

To apply: Upload your cover letter, resume, 3 professional reference’s contact information and with one reference being a supervisor/manager and copies of your transcripts in the questionnaire section of your application.

Please remember once you submit your application you will not be able to “revise” or upload any documents. If you have any questions about uploading or a revision to your application, you may contact HR@tamut.edu.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging, and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research, and service.Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, students are afforded the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, abilities, and skills to become leaders in their chosen professions and to prepare for the opportunities of serving in a global environment.A&M-Texarkana began in 1971 as part of East Texas State University and joined The Texas A&M University System in 1996. Our 375-acre campus, which opened in 2008, is near beautiful Bringle Lake in Texarkana, Texas, in a region known as the Ark-La-Tex.With a commitment to academic excellence, student success, and community leadership, A&M-Texarkana is comprised of three academic colleges: education and liberal arts; business; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The university accommodates students by offering flexible class schedules, web-based courses, and online degree programs.A&M-Texarkana is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Red River Athletic Conference, with men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball, and softball programs.

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a statewide network of eleven universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center. The A&M System is committed to providing an educational and work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional development of each individual employee. Equal opportunity and access will be provided throughout the A&M System to all students, employees, and prospective employees. Employment opportunities for all A&M System members and locations are updated daily and posted on this searchable website. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 223-1360.

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Job Posting: JC226596364

Posted On: Oct 20, 2022

Updated On: Dec 10, 2022

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