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Haverford College invites applications to our exempt, fixed term (2 month), Interim Assistant Sports Information Director position.
This position supports the Sports Information Office as it relates to gameday management, website support, social media management and strategy, statistical input and reporting, as well as recordkeeping and other related responsibilities.
Essential Functions & Primary Responsibilities:
Prepares news releases for disbursement. Reports results of all sports competitions to local, regional and national concerns. Prepares and sends feature stories to hometown papers. Must be able to meet reporting deadlines.
Arranging collection of in-game statistics through NCAA Live Stats, Statcrew, or Presto platforms. Exchanges statistics electronically with opponents, conference office, and the NCAA.
Supervises student game staff (statisticians, scorers, announcers, other table and game day workers), announcing on the public address system when necessary in a fast-paced environment.
Responsible for coordinating all aspects of live streaming and multimedia through Centennial Conference Digital Network, including setup, tear down and creation of live and feature video content for HaverfordAthletics.com and social media sites.
Creates and monitors new content and features to promote the athletic department on social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube).
Line of Report: This position reports to the Director of Sports Information and has no direct reports.
Education, Training, & Experience: Bachelor’s degree and experience in sports information, sports marketing, athletic communications, or a related field is preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and proficiency in statistical software (NCAA LiveStats/StatCrew), Word, Excel, Presto or other content management systems, publishing software (Photoshop, InDesign), social media sites, and video editing software. 1st Aid, CPR, AED Certified.)
Ability to be available for evening and weekend games and events
Valid U.S. drivers’ license and ability to pass a motor vehicle record check
Priority will be given to candidates who currently hold the First Aid, CPR and AED certifications; should the final candidate not currently hold those certifications, they will be provided an opportunity to obtain them in the first 30 days of employment
All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.
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