SPORTS INFORMATION AND OPERATIONS COORDINATOR Athletics Department
Reports To: Associate Director of Athletics and Chief Operating Officer Position Type: Full-time, 11-month, exempt positions to be paid over a 12-month period Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Summary of Responsibilities The individual is responsible for all aspects of promoting the Department of Athletics’ 16 varsity teams and its student-athletes. The Sports Information and Operations Coordinator will serve as the primary sports information and game operations contact for a minimum of four varsity sports. Additional duties within the department as assigned. Position is an exempt, 11-month position to be paid over a 12-month period
Specific Responsibilities • Serve as the primary Sports Information and game operations contact for four varsity sports. • Duties include but are not limited to: updating rosters, creating game day programs, conducting pre and post-game interviews, writing and distributing press releases internally and to local media members, updating rosters and statistics, actively managing event-day Sports Information staff, producing live web streaming and performing play-by-play broadcasts as needed, maintaining and operating StatCrew, Presto and DakStats statistical software, setting up live statistics for every home contest, managing coach and athlete bio information, nominating coaches and student-athletes for preseason, weekly and postseason awards, serve as liaison to conference office • Write feature stories to be used on www.menloathletics.com and in the Menlo Advantage Magazine • Process all local media interview requests for assigned sports and inform media of all major happenings, upcoming events, and points of interest • Update record books and student-athlete and coaches’ bios in a timely manner for assigned sports • Maintain statistical archives for assigned sports • Game Operations functions to include scheduling and managing student employees, staffing, hiring and onboarding new student employees and managing a budget, liaison for visiting team, coaches and officials, serve as on-site supervisor for home contests • Produce regular, engaging content to promote assigned sports and the Athletics department on social media • Assist in coordinating all special events: OAKtoberFest, Athletics Hall of Fame, Vegas Night, End of Year Banquet, etc. • All other duties as assigned by Athletic Department Administration
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Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (preferably in sports marketing, media relations, marketing, sports management, or journalism) • Strong written and oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills • A basic knowledge of current NAIA rules and regulations • Proficiency in industry-standard statistical platforms • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator • Knowledge of marketing, promotions and social media best practices • Professional and enthusiastic attitude • Passion for intercollegiate athletics • Creative and innovative thinker • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
Preferred Qualifications • 2 years of experience working in an intercollegiate athletic department
About Menlo College Menlo College is a tight-knit community of exceptional, involved people. Faculty members teach and mentor from their perspectives as scholars, entrepreneurs, managers, and community leaders. Menlo College attracts students from all over the world, young adults who are committed to learning, play intercollegiate sports, start and lead organizations, and volunteer in the community.
The campus is located 30 miles south of San Francisco, in Silicon Valley – one of the world’s most entrepreneurial and innovative locations. Silicon Valley is renowned as an innovation incubator overflowing with opportunities for experience-based learning.
In support of experiential learning, all business majors at Menlo College are required to complete a 6-unit internship prior to graduation. Psychology majors are also strongly encouraged to complete a for-credit internship. The Menlo College Internship Program is designed to help students apply the knowledge and skills they gain in the classroom to professional settings.
In recognition of the quality of Menlo’s program, the College was included in the top tier of the list of “America’s Best Colleges” 2015 rankings by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fifth consecutive year that Menlo College has received this honor. Menlo was also named “Best in the West” by The Princeton Review for the seventh straight year. AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) has brought additional recognition to the quality of the Menlo College experience: AC Online named Menlo as one of the 4-year colleges in California with the best lifetime return on investment (ROI).
For additional information about Menlo College, please visit www.menlo.edu.
Application Instructions: Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter in which they identify their interest and why they are a good fit for Menlo College, Athletics Department.
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Menlo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. All prospective Menlo College employees are required to satisfy a background check, as well as clearance annually for the operation of a motor vehicle on behalf of Menlo College. As we are an in-person campus, we require proof of full vaccination and a booster or approved exemptions for COVID-19