Georgia Southwestern State University, a Division II member of the Peach Belt Conference, is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Sports Information Assistant. This is an entry level position. The Assistant Sports Information Director will assist the SID in all daily operations of the sports information and marketing office. Duties include, but are not limited to: writing and editing press releases, game stories, game programs and media guides; designing posters and/or schedule cards; managing home events for respective sports; keeping and updating stats; conducting interviews with coaches and players; assisting in the maintenance of the athletics website; providing game recaps and other human interest stories for gswcanes.com; and other duties as assigned. The Sports Information Assistant must also maintain compliance with all Athletic Department, University, and NCAA policies.This is a part-time, 10-month appointment with on-campus housing available. Start date is August 1, 2017. Visit www.gswcanes.com for more information on Hurricane Athletics.
Bachelors degree required. Experience in a collegiate sports information office and knowledge of Stat Crew and design software (Adobe Creative Suite) is a plus. The Sports Information Assistant will be the main contact for multiple sports, and is responsible for all publicity efforts of applicable sports. Experience with video editing and video production is preferred, but not mandatory. This position requires availability on nights and weekends.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.
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