CUNY Student Athletics Information Specialist in Brooklyn, New York
Reporting to the Director of Athletics & Intramurals, the Student Athletics Information Specialist administers all aspects of media and sports information, statistics and promotion published in online and print media relating to the college’s 14 intercollegiate sports. The Specialist provides promotional and statistical coverage of intercollegiate athletics and intramurals. The sports are Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Woman’s Cross-Country, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field, Men’s and Women’s Volleyball and Co-ed Cheerleading.
Typical duties include:
Manage day-to-day operation of sports information including writing press releases, game stories, feature articles and Athletic Department Newsletters, game notes for media, media guides, game programs, and sports schedules with the goal of heightening the profile and reputation of Medgar Evers College Athletics.
Update and maintain the athletics website (www.mecathletics.com) & all Social Media Platforms.
Organizing Medgar Evers College Intramurals program.
Gather, maintain and post NCAA required statistics to Athletics website and NCAA website; record statistical plays as events happen, prepare final stats for league records, serve as scorekeeper, entering computer data, preparing final and mid-game summary reports, etc.
Keep up to date on changes in statistical scoring rules
Abide by and enforce the rules and regulations established by Medgar Evers College, the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Serve as an Athletics & Intramurals Department liaison to the Office of Communications and Marketing. Collaborate regarding posters, athletic recruiting materials and other athletic department printed material.
Assists with special events, photo day, health and wellness program promotion, and fundraising activities.
Work with Director of Compliance to maintain up-to-date roster information
Supervise support staff, and coordinate hiring of interns and training.
Hire part-time staff to cover various game management functions as required for each sporting event, such as public address announcers, music, scoreboard, live streaming
Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required.
Experience with Stat Crew sports software preferred.
Experience streaming games live via the internet a plus.
Experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite
Prior experience working in sports information office or media relations office is preferred.
Must be able to work nights and weekends, depending on the season.
Excellent writing skills, strong editing and communication skills.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers one or more aspects of a College athletics program.
Coordinates development and implementation of information and marketing materials, such as web sites
Coordinates recreation and intramural programs in support of wellness activities
Organizes, coordinates, and manages intramural and varsity sports events
Compiles and reports on statistics for NCAA and CUNY requirements; compiles reports on programs and activities
Coordinates scheduling of facilities and programs
Assists management with planning and oversight of various athletics activities
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Athletics Program Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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June 30, 2018
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Student Athletics Information Specialist
Job ID: 18815
Location: Medgar Evers College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time