In this position, the selected candidate will be responsible for developing and administrating the flow of athletics news to multiple constituents. The selected applicant must also be to interact and communicate with other administrative staff members and the coaches of the various athletic teams. He or she must have strong communication skills.
Oberlin College is an NCAA Division III member of the North Coast Athletic Conference that sponsors 21 intercollegiate varsity sports. Primary duties and responsibilities
- Serve as the communication source for a select number of teams, which includes but not limited to preparing pre-game information, post-game news releases, scheduling of photographers and feature story ides a for both the website and media. - Keep in-game statistics for selected sports. - Setting up filming equipment for web streaming athletics events. - Hiring and assigning student workers to help assist in keeping in-game statistics - Responds to statistical and other report requirements for the NCAA, NCAC, intercollegiate opponents, and the media. - Assists in the publicizing of athletic events. - Responsible for daily updating on www.goyeo.com, the official online home of Oberlin Athletics. (A SIDEARM Sports Site). - Utilizes social media sources including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to promote Oberlin’s athletic programs, student athletes and alumni. - Assists in supporting the brand of the College by ensuring the use of target messaging in promotional materials, including the website, social media and promotional and recruitment efforts. - Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the assistant director of athletics communications and the director of athletics. - Preference will be given to those with a strong background in photography and graphic design. Essential responsibilities of the position:
- Ability to effectively communicate with the coaching staff, administrative staff and outside constituents. - Availability to work evenings and weekends in addition to the regular day - Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. - Ability to write, edit and/or develop articles, reports and publications. - Ability to effectively supervise student personnel and complete all associated personnel actions in a timely and accurate manner. - Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records and reports. - Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well with supervisor, coworkers, coaches, campus community and the public. - Preference will be given to those with strong graphic design skills, experience with stat crew for volleyball and those who excel at crafting feature stories.
A bachelor’s degree is required. It would be preferred that the candidate has excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills with previous experience working in a sports information office. The candidate must have the necessary skills to effectively utilize the administrative computer systems, such as, Microsoft Office products, Stat-Crew and/or Automated Scorebook, web and publication design products (Adobe Creative Suite) and the Internet.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time 10-Month (Aug.-May) administrative and professional staff position which includes a full benefits package.
Internal Number: APS150395PS
About Oberlin College and Conservatory
Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement.Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, Ohio, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources.Learn more at: http://new.oberlin.edu/about/