Operations, Operations - Marketing/Promotions, Operations - Sports Information
4 Year Degree
Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, acts as liaison to and source of information for the interested public; to support the athletic programs by preparing and distributing all promotional materials pertinent to the men’s and women’s athletic programs to the various news media, national athletic affiliations and conference members; to maintain regular communication with the coaching staff to exchange ideas and facilitate the promotion of the respective programs.
REQUIRED OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Superior written and oral communication and public relations skills Exceptional organizational and administrative skills Demonstrated strong work ethic Demonstrated commitment to comply with all NCAA rules and regulations Demonstrated excellent decision making capabilities A passion for the success of student-athletes Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field; active background in college athletics; knowledge of college athletic department policies and procedures; two to three years experience in sports reporting, typing, web site management and statistical procedures; ability to relate to staff; student workers, athletes and the various news media; experience with The Automated Statcrew System preferred.
Lake Superior State University is a publicly funded, autonomous state university operated under the control of an eight-member board of trustees, who are appointed to eight-year terms by the governor.LSSU Mission StatementOur mission at Lake Superior State University is to help students develop their full potential. We launch students on paths to rewarding careers and productive, satisfying lives.... We serve the regional, state, national and global communities by contributing to the growth, dissemination, and application of knowledge.LSSU Vision StatementOur programs grow and evolve in ways that keep our graduates at the cutting edge of technological and societal advances. As such, we will be viewed by our constituents as:The preferred regional choice for students who seek a quality education which provides a competitive edge in an evolving job market.An institution where relevant concepts are taught by quality faculty, and are paired with practical real-world experience to provide a well-rounded education.An institution which capitalizes on its location to instill graduates with an understanding of environmental issues and an overarching desire to be responsible stewards of the environment.A University that is highly student centered and empowers all students to realize their highest individual potential.