The Director of Athletic Communication will develop a marketing strategy to maximize the visibility of Clark's 17 Division III athletic programs. Primary responsibilities include coordinating all phases of the Sports Information office; media relations, social media, publications, home contest management for all sports, and maintaining the athletic department web site.
Coordinate all aspects of the SID Office: media relations, management of student employees and maintaining accurate records and files
Maintain and develop current social media channels
Coordinate game day video broadcasts (Boxcast)
Prepare all game programs
Maintain all (in-season, career & historical) statistical material for the university, NEWMAC and NCAA
Prepare hometown stories, releases, and feature stories for student-athletes/coaches
Maintain department web site (Currently Presto Sports)
Coordinate photo coverage for all varsity sports to include action, team and individual athlete photos
Write sports wrap-ups on each varsity sport for external release and use in other publications
Responsible for the nomination of student-athletes for scholarships, awards, including: Academic all-conference, All-Americas; weekly and seasonal NEWMAC honors
Maintain sports team photo files
Work collaboratively with the Alumni Office in the planning and preparation of the Clark Athletics Hall of Fame through data collection, distribution of HOF material, and marketing the event.
Responsible for the hiring and management of all home contest student workers
Supervise assigned athletic department staff
Meet with coaches, students, and other departments as needed
Assist the associate director in coordinating alumni events Serve as a member of the Clark University Athletic Hall of Fame Committee
Oversee all aspects of game management and the media for the annual High School Tournament
Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director or Associate Athletic Director
Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than July 15. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Experience in a college sports information office or comparable environment is preferred
Successful candidate must have leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Must have an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations.
Experience with Stat Crew & Presto Sports software, InDesign and Photoshop, video streaming, and editing hardware and software are recommended
This position will require working nights, weekends, lifting light equipment and some travel
Internal Number: 131773
About Clark University
About Clark University:
Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.
Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher le...arning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.