Anderson University and the Athletics Department invite applications for an Assistant Sports Information Director. Position will be available August 1, 2020. Anderson University is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution whose 300 athletes and 19 teams compete in the NCAA Division II, within the South Atlantic Conference. Anderson University is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and candidates with a strong Christian value system and lifestyle are encouraged to apply.
Reporting to the Sports Information Director, the Assistant Sports Information Director will assist with the publicity of the program’s 19 NCAA Div. II varsity teams and assist with event management. Additional duties will include:
- Working closely with selected teams to promote and publicize the athletics department as well as Anderson University;
- Website management;
- Writing press releases,
- Responding to media inquiries and maintaining statistical and historical information;
- Serve as the primary media contact for several sports and assist with other sports when necessary, providing media relations event and game-day management activities.
The candidate should possess strong written and verbal communication skills with at least one year of experience preferred in either athletics communications or a journalism related field. Applicants should be proficient in desktop publishing software (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc.). Bachelor’s degree required – preferably in a journalism related field and familiarity with StatCrew and NCAA Live Stats software is a plus. Must be available to work significant night and weekend hours when necessary.
For full consideration, submit application by April 30, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until position is filled. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The position is 10-month full-time appointment. Send letter of application, resume, work samples, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:
Sports Information Director
Anderson, S.C. 29621
Applications may be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org