Assistant Athletic Director for Media & Public Relations
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Location: Moorhead, Minnesota
Internal Number: 1927
Location: Moorhead, MN
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Fixed Term
As the Department's Sports Information Coordinator, manage all-inclusive coverage of department sports teams; to include coordination of statistics, media coverage, website management, operations management, and game day responsibilities.
Nominates and publicizes student-athletes for various awards, honors and special recognition.
Responds to day-to-day media inquiries and needs for administration/coaches/student-athletes to provide subject matter expertise.
Produce and/or has oversight on editorial content for game programs, news releases, websites, and other promotional materials
Oversee the use and/or provides training for NCAA Live Stats (Genius Stats) for in-game statistics and maintains statistical information for the department.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field.
Experience in creating and developing communications strategic plans and implementing communications projects, preferably in an environment with diverse internal and external stakeholders.
Experience with the statistical management system, NCAA Live Stats (Genius Stats) or other stat related programs.
Demonstrated experience with the creation of a College or University's social media content for multiple platforms.
Experience with a variety of software programs, such as: Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop.
Experience with website content management and navigation structure.
Strength in AP format and creative media writing.
Previous experience in intercollegiate athletics
Experience with Adobe Premiere.
Experience with Sidearm Sports software.
Experience with FromNowOn mobile apps.
To be considered by the search committee, applications must include: curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts from all degree granting institutions. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
NOTICE:In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of all academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins. Minnesota State University Moorhead is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Unfortunately, Minnesota State does not participate in the E-Verify program.
In the simplest and most idealistic terms, our purpose at Minnesota State University Moorhead is to transform the world by transforming lives. In more specific terms, we are a university united around certain beliefs.
Minnesota State University Moorhead is a student-centered University that treats students as individuals with different experiences and aspirations, whether they are first generation college students, full-time working adults or a variety of traditional and nontraditional students. Our tuition, which is among the most affordable in the region, and our instructional quality combine to create an outstanding higher education value. We help students succeed by providing strong academic experiences as well as a full range of support services and social and community opportunities.Through challenging programs and guidance from faculty and staff with high expectations, we help students to discover and then reach their potential. We provide opportunities for significant student research, leadership development, service learning, creative production, and athletic competition. Further, we have strong, cohesive curricula that prepare students not only to participate in the workforce of today but also to create and lead the workforce and society of tomorrow.