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This 12-month, year-round, full-time position provides an Assistant Sports Information Director for the Department of Athletics. This position will handle sports information responsibilities under the direction of the Director of Sports Communications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating and producing live streaming and video highlight packages for designated events; managing and providing operational direction and support for the ThunderTron and Massari Arena video boards; conducting in-game statistics, maintaining statistical records, completing RMAC and NCAA reporting forms and serving as main media contact for several assigned sports; nominating and promoting student-athletes, coaches and other staff for academic and athletic awards; developing and producing selected game programs; assisting in the production of the department’s graphic needs, including weekly game and special event promotion, pre-game and post-game graphics, motion graphics and video board graphics; maintaining department website and writing news releases, game stories and feature articles; assisting in the management of live stats; helping maintain and organize graphics and photos; managing Athletics social media accounts; and providing oversight and training of sports information students and interns. This individual will assume other duties assigned by the Director of Sports Communications, Associate Athletic Director for External Relations and the Vice President for Athletics and Strategic Partnerships.
Primary Duties In coordination with the Director of Sports Communications, the assistant sports information director will conduct in-game statistics, maintain statistical records, complete RMAC and NCAA reporting forms and serve as main media contact for several assigned sports; nominate and promote student-athletes, coaches and other staff for academic and athletic awards; develop and produce selected game programs; and write news releases, game stories and feature articles.
Coordinate and produce live streaming and video highlight packages for designated events; manage and provide operational direction and support for the ThunderTron and Massari Arena video boards.
Maintain department website; assist in the management of live stats; help maintain and organize graphics and photos.
Manage Athletics social media accounts.
Assist in the production of the department’s graphic needs, including weekly game and special event promotion, pre-game and post-game graphics, motion graphics and video board graphics.
Provide oversight and training of sports information students and interns.
Ancillary Duties: Other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Communications, Associate Athletic Director/Vice President for Athletics and Strategic Partnerships.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution
Willing and able to work nights and weekends
Able to demonstrate successful skills in cooperation, organization, communication and problem solving
Able to be successful in a diverse environment
Experience in the area of sports information, specifically in statistics, media communications and social media
Master’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution
Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development to ensure that skill and techniques are consistent with the most current methodologies
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with students, coaches, administrators, and staff
Demonstrated commitment to abide by all University, conference, NCAA, and athletic training regulations
About Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students. CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy. Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution. Besides reflecting ...our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.
Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report. CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience. Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.
About Pueblo, Colorado
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west. The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
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