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You will serve as a Public Affairs Specialist, responsible for delivering information services required to support the athletic programs and training objectives of the Academy. He/she is expected to be articulate and advocate on behalf of the sports program
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the team. Typical work assignments include:
Serving as the primary manager and content creator of the official Athletic Division website
Overseeing official Athletic Division social media accounts.
Compiling and submits statistics to the National Collegiate Athletic Association for all sports.
Serving as the information contact for news media, other college Sports Information Directors, and the public at large.
Coordinating with all members of the coaching staff the proper procedure for reporting results in any event which takes place away from the Academy.
Preparing/writing all digital and printed media guides, single sport brochures, and programs, providing copy material, editing, and coordinating the publication and distribution of the finished programs.
At the GS-09 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the federal service.
Examples of specialized experience include:
-Experience designing and/or implementing traditional and digital media strategies.
- Experience generating, editing, publishing, and/or sharing engaging content on a daily basis through traditional and digital media platforms.
- Experience developing new information materials including news releases, communications action plans, feature articles, communications tool kits, and bulletins that increase communication with the agency's audiences.
- Experience planning and implementing communications campaigns to convey information to a wide range of internal and external audiences on a variety of initiatives, programs, policies, and activities.
- Experience facilitating strategic communication initiatives in coordination with senior leaders, program offices, and intradepartmental and interagency partners.
- Experience staying up to date with current technologies and/or trends in digital media, design tools and applications.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience,
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
The USCGA is an NCAA Division III institution & is a highly selective federal military college that provides a rigorous undergraduate program. The attractive riverside campus is home to a nationally & internationally representative student body of about 1,000 diverse Cadets, of which approximately 60% compete at the NCAA Division III level in 24 intercollegiate varsity sports. The Coast Guard Academy is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars & athletic coaching staff who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary & hands-on approach to Cadet learning & leadership development. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs & positively impact Cadet success. The Academy provides the professional education & training required to prepare young women & men for careers as commissioned officers in the USCG, one of our Nation’s five Armed Services. The Academy offers B.S. degrees in nine academic majors: Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Systems, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine/Environmental Sciences, Operations Research/Computer Analysis, Management, & Government. The Academy is lo...cated near the shoreline of southeastern Connecticut, midway between New York & Boston, & is within commuting range of regional, as well as national, colleges & universities in the CT/RI/MA tri-state area. The USCGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit www.uscga.edu for more information.
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