Millsaps College invites applications for the position of Director of Sports Communications. This 12-month, full-time job offers a competitive salary and benefits that could include apartment housing on campus with an anticipated start date of February 15, 2018. Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Vice President for Student Life, the Director of Sports Communications is responsible for the promotion of a successful NCAA Division III athletic program that features 18 sports.
Millsaps is a member of the 12-team Southern Athletic Association Conference.The Director of Sports Communications will be the primary media contact for all 18 sports and be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the Sports Communications office while also keeping statistics using TAS/StatCrew software. The candidate will write press releases, game stories, feature stories, game notes and manage the production of various media guides/brochures in a timely and effective manner. The Director of Sports Communications will also administer and manage the athletic website (www.gomajors.com) and direct audio/video streaming efforts while coordinating game day coverage, including public address announcing at various events.
Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Interested persons should apply electronically, via email, to Anne Clark, Department of Athletics, Anne.Clark@millsaps.edu . No phone calls, please. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with complete contact information. The review of applications will take place immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
A bachelor’s degree with minimum of three years experience in sports information in a collegiate sports information setting is required. The ability to work non-traditional business hours and necessary nights and weekends for competition is a must. The candidate must demonstrate strong writing, editing and interpersonal skills with working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop as well as website management through ICS Sidearm.Candidates must understand and embrace the Division III philosophy. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background screening.
Millsaps College provides an ideal atmosphere for learning, with one teacher for every 10 students and an average class size of 15. Associated with the United Methodist Church, and located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Mississippi's capital city of Jackson - a progressive southern metropolitan city of nearly half a million population - Millsaps is home to nearly 1,000 students from 27 sta...tes and 24 countries. Our students have intellectual firepower, and know they will be taught by faculty who are as serious about learning as they are. Ranked by Forbes magazine as the best college in in Mississippi.The only national liberal arts college in Mississippi, Millsaps College has consistently been ranked a "Best Buy" among national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges and is cited as one of Loren Pope's 40 Colleges That Change Lives. It was the first institution in Mississippi with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and is the only institution in Mississippi ever to be listed in The Fiske Guide to Colleges. Millsaps is a member of the ACS and NITLE, has an AACSB accredited business school, and an NCATE accredited education program. Millsaps is located in Jackson, the capital of the state. The Jackson area has a population of around 400,000 and offers low cost-of-living, excellent schools, pleasant climate, and many recreational opportunities.Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.