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Defiance College, an NCAA D-III institution and a member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference located in Northwest Ohio, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time assistant to the Sports Information Director. The individual will assist with coordination of publicity, media relations and promotion of the College’s 18 intercollegiate sports programs. Primary responsibilities will include serving as the main contact for several sports; layout and design of media guides, game-day programs and game-note packets; writing news releases and stories; daily maintenance of www.DefianceAthletics.com; keeping statistics and performing other game-day tasks; creating and posting social media content; and other duties as assigned by the Sports Information Director.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in journalism, communication, public relations, sport management, or a related field. Candidates must have strong organizational, writing, and communication skills. Applicants with previous experience in a sports information department and a working knowledge of PrestoSports, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, NCAA Live Stats, and Stat Crew will receive top consideration. Applicants must be able to travel and adjust to a flexible work schedule requiring evening and weekend work.
This is a full-time, 10-month position (August 1-May 31). To apply, send a letter of application for employment, complete resume, and the names and contact information of four references electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, graduate programs in education and business, sponsors 18 intercollegiate athletic teams, and has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition. Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.
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