The University of South Dakota is now accepting applications in the Athletic Department for the position of Assistant Sports Information Director, a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information.
The successful candidate will serve as the primary media contact for the Coyotes’ men’s basketball team, which won its first regular season Summit League championship this past season. Other sport responsibilities will be assigned by the Assistant AD for Sports Information.
The Assistant Sports Information Director is responsible for promoting and supporting South Dakota’s 17 NCAA Division I programs. Duties include writing press releases, contributing to the athletic department website, GoYotes.com, producing game programs and game notes ahead of events, updating media guides and record books, scoring home basketball events using StatCrew software, working select away events, facilitating social media in line with department goals, and other duties as assigned.
Application Deadline: Until Filled
The University of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and administration
A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred, and a minimum two years of experience in a college sports information office
Proficiency in a variety of software applications including InDesign, Photoshop and Statcrew
Excellent AP writing skills and communication skills
Experience in working with various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Flexibility to work nights and weekends
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
USD is a NCAA Division I institution and is a member of the Summit League and the Missouri Valley Football Conference. For further information regarding USD and the Athletic Department, please refer to our website at www.GoYotes.com.
The University of South Dakota, designed as the flagship university of the State of South Dakota, was founded in 1862 and is the first public university in the ...Dakota Territory. USD is designated as the only public liberal arts university in the state and is home to a comprehensive College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, the state's only School of Law, School of Medicine, the accredited Beacom School of Business and the College of Fine Arts offering more than 150 majors, minors, specializations and emphases. It has an enrollment of more than 10,100 students taught by 400 faculty members. More information is available at www.usd.edu/press/news.
The University of South Dakota is located on a 216-acre campus in Vermillion, South Dakota; a community of just over 10,000 that lies atop a bluff of the beautiful, natural and pristine Missouri River. Vermillion is located in the southeast corner of the state, just 8 miles west of Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 school system, is accessible to major medical facilities, and has a vast variety of recreational, cultural, social and professional activities and organizations. It is approximately 55 miles from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota.
The University of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, staff and administration.