Coe College is seeking qualified applicants for the full time position of Sports Information Director. This position will report to the Director of Athletics & Recreation. The candidate will oversee the day-to-day coverage of all 22 intercollegiate sports at Coe College. Primary responsibilities include updating and editing athletic department web site; managing the athletic department’s social media presence; writing and editing press releases and feature stories; creation and editing of athletic and selected college publications; compiling statistics and filing regular reports as required by the NCAA and the American Rivers Conference; assistance with game day and press box operations; other tasks as assigned. Ability to work nights and weekends required and some travel to specified events will be expected as well.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. As per Coe College policy, the chosen candidate must complete a background check to be considered for the position. Start date will be immediate.
To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit www.coe.edu/careers. Interested applicants will be asked to provide a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. No phone calls please.
Coe College is a member of the NCAA Division III American Rivers Conference. Learn more about Coe Athletics at www.coeathletics.com
Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.
Required minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in communications, journalism or related field.
Two years of successful experience, preferably in a college sports information office.
Strong communication skills including both written and verbal.
Familiarity with appropriate software (Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, StatCrew).
Successful completion of a background and driver check in accordance with Coe College policy.
About Coe College
Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.