Published
August 27, 2021
Location
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Maryland
Category
Job Type

Description

SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR ABOUT GOUCHER COLLEGE:

Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher College has also been recognized as a College that Changes Lives. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Goucher is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers who are prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, international education that requires 100% of students to study abroad.

 


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Oversee and coordinate all traditional sports information duties including record/statistic-keeping, game previews/summaries, live-streams of competitions, scoring tables staff, and other media related to sport coverage. Adhere to Landmark Conference and NCAA SID expectations, policies, and procedures. Assist in coordinating major departmental events and awards. Supervise graduate assistant for sports information.

Ensure that information about the college's intercollegiate athletic program is available to the public in a timely and effective manner by covering assigned sports and teams in all aspects. Update game notes/information, the athletics website, pre and post-game media, action photographs, and the compiling of statistics and other records.

Responsible for all aspects of traditional game day sports information operations that support a contest:  game programs, hiring and supervision of statistics crews, photographers, supervising the press box and providing scripts for the public address announcers.

Facilitate and improve Goucher's athletic presence on social media platforms - collaborate with the Office of Communications on the generation of creative content/media

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

Required:  Bachelor's Degree

Preferred:  Master's Degree

Professional Experience:

Required:  3-5 years in the field of sports information or athletic communications working in a collegiate setting; StatCrew experience, social media experience

Preferred:  Live-stream experience, PrestoSports, 1-2 years supervisory experience (including student workers)

Computer Skills: Ability to use basic word processing software, email, social media, software including (but not limited to) StatCrew/NCAA Genius, ProductionTruck, PrestoSports

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Adhere to NCAA and Landmark Conference SID standards, expectations, policies, and procedures - nominate student-athletes for conference, regional, and national awards; assist in organizing and managing the Goucher Athletics Hall of Fame, the annual All Goucher Team, departmental awards, and the annual awards ceremony; assist in planning/coordination of other major events including Blue & Gold weekend, Golf Outing, championships/meets. Attend Athletics staff meetings and departmental trainings; engage with the Division of Student Affairs and College community as a representative of the Athletics Department.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please submit the following application materials:

Cover Letter

Resume,

(3) references

Apply Online to: http://goucher.interviewexchange.com

All Goucher employees must show proof of COVID vaccination.
Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.