Position Description: Designs, implements and manages an assigned program. Typical duties can include but are not limited to: Identify funding opportunities, conduct program assessments, prepare program reports, oversee and manage program marketing and communications, manage program databases, supervise program staff, plan research activities, coordinate program events, participate in strategic planning, manage program files, establish program standards and objectives, direct logistical activities to promote the success of programs, develop and implement project timelines and ensures deadlines are met, oversee program budget, ensure goals and objectives of grants are met, assists in proposal writing, comply and analyze program statistics.
Work with local, regional, and national media for coverage of the Texas Tech Lady Raider basketball and women's tennis programs primarily and provide coverage for other programs as assigned.
Serve as first information officer for Lady Raider basketball and women's tennis programs; responsible for coverage of other sports as assigned.
Prepare or edit athletic department publications for internal and external audiences, including press releases, social media posts, and website posts.
Participate in meetings with staff to discuss production progress and to ensure production objectives are attained.
Research production topics using all resources available.
Assist in the coordination and supervision of game day staff as needed.
Assist in mentoring and assigning projects to student workers and interns.
Manage host responsibilities in regards to television, media members.
Assist with arranging public appearances and interviews with head coach and student-athletes.
Assist in overall maintenance and upkeep of athletic department website (www.texastech.com) with specific focus on assigned sports.
Responsible for maintaining statistical archives–both current and historical—for designated sports.
Promote student-athletes for various national, regional and conference awards.
Comply with all NCAA, Big 12 and Texas Tech University rules, regulations and policies.
Texas Tech University Overview Texas Tech University offers more than 100 undergraduate, over 100 masters and 50 doctoral degree programs, and is in the midst of the most exciting time in the school’s history. As the university embarks on becoming the state’s next national research university, the opportunities for students could not be greater. Even with an enrollment approaching 38,500, the University prides itself on retaining the feel of a smaller institution where students boast of one-on-one interaction with top faculty. The University strives to foster an environment that celebrates student accomplishment above all else. Texas Tech is large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics, but small enough to focus on each student individually, with a commitment to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the community, state, nation and world. Texas Tech students come from almost every county in Texas, all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries.
Texas Tech University Athletics Texas Tech University participates in the NCAA Division I and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference. The Athletics program proudly promotes its mission, “To Educate, Serve and Grow Fearless Champions,” by supporting more than 400 student athletes in 17 different sports.
Mission Statement: To Educate, Serve and Grow Fearless Champions Guiding Principles Each day our focus is on our student athletes’ experience. • Do the Right Thing • Win Every Day • Success is Built on Quality Relationships • Respect the Past & Invent the Future
Bachelor's degree and four years of experience developing or managing programs or projects. Additional job related experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Minimum 3 years athletic communications/media relations/sports information experience in a collegiate or professional setting, specifically in women's basketball and tennis.
Master's degree in related area.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
High-level of customer service and ability to handle multiple tasks.
Able to meet deadlines with organization skills.
Knowledge of NCAA rules.
Familiarity and knowledge of StatCrew and online publishing software (Netitor).
Experience in working with social media tools.
Flexibility to travel and work night and weekend hours.
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, and Professional/Personal References
If you should need assistance with the application process, please contact Texas Tech University, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition office at email@example.com or 806.742.3851.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 17543
About Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University prides itself on being a major comprehensive research university and academically, most diverse. Founded in 1923, Texas Tech University is a major doctoral research institution offering 150 undergraduate degree programs thru 11 academic colleges, 101 masters, and 56 doctoral degrees. As the university’s first international campus, Texas Tech University at Costa Rica (TTU-CR), located in the capital city of San Jose, will offer bachelor’s degree programs. Programs are also available through the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, which shares the main campus and Angelo State University. Texas Tech University is listed among the nation's top doctoral universities in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Texas Tech University enrollment totaled 38,500. Texas Tech University is located in Lubbock, Texas on the High Plains of West Texas. Approximately 243,839 people live in the metropolitan area. The 1,839-acre campus is one of the nations largest. Texas Tech operates an agricultural research farm of 16,000 acres in the Texas Panhandle, a 411-acre educational facility in Junction, a 980-acre Lubbock County Field Laboratory, ...a 90-acre natural science and archeological field laboratory in Val Verde County and Reese Center, a multi-facility research and industrial campus located in Lubbock, Texas. Regional Health Sciences Centers are located in Amarillo, El Paso, and Odessa. The university is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.