•Coordinate the development and implementation of a proactive media outreach program to print, radio, TV, and other electronic media outlets. •Prepare media releases to communicate with the general public news and information about the college’s athletics program and teams. •Serve as the public relations manager for the Athletic Department in developing positive relations with media representatives from the electronic and print media. •Oversee production of media guides, publications, and game-day materials for all sports. •Supervise and assign student assistants for various game management functions required for each sporting event, and intramural activities. •Oversee maintenance of Athletics web site. •Compile statistical information, using StatCrew, research and maintain current and historical records. •Coordinate all materials for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. •Coordinate with the Athletic staff per-game, and post-game events (e.g. Parent night, senior night, athletic banquet, etc.) •Develop and oversee a comprehensive College intramural and recreation program plan and develop a wide range of activities to include a variety of interests. •Supervise most intramural events and ensure supervision of others, including undergraduate and graduate students. •Control and maintain inventory for all intramural sports. •Prepare and disseminate policies and information for intramural programs. •Schedule all intramural events, including; sign-ups, captains meetings, event scheduling, recording of results and sending notices, updating of bulletin boards. •Work with Athletic Director for scheduling of facility usage. •Responsible for overall monitoring of College and USCAA compliance regarding student athlete eligibility.
Bachelor’s degree with significant communications (written, oral and computer graphics) experience. Master’s degree preferred.
Working knowledge of the USCAA rules and regulations is required.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills. Computer skills, including Desktop Publishing, Internet Web site maintenance, and Statcrew/The Automated Scorebook statistical software packages are strongly preferred. Ability to work in a team setting and work effectively with a variety of audiences and departments.
Ability to balance student needs and take on an institutional perspective
Ability to manage and coordinate several activities using good communication, interpersonal, public relations and administrative skills.
Founded in 1840 by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence. SMWC thrives by offering a rich liberal arts education, scholarships and financial aid opportunities to make college affordable, individual attention, a value-centered education and a wide variety of student leadership activities. The College takes pride in its long history of traditions and commitment to academic excel...lence. In fact, U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks SMWC as one of the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest.We have a rich history as a college and, while our campus program remains rooted in that heritage, our distance programs offer the College’s high-quality liberal arts programs to men and women. By offering busy adults a chance to earn a distance degree in a coeducational setting, our distance programs emphasize respect for multiple perspectives, development of critical thinking and promote leadership.