Sports Information Assistant (SIA)

Employer
Curry College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details

About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.

The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. They are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing their legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. They mentor and empower their students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and their rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that they do.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

 

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Sports Information Assistant role is a Part-Time up to 28 hours a week), Non-Exempt position.  Under the Direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications, the SIA is responsible for game coverage, production of printed materials, maintaining the athletics website and various student-athlete nomination submissions.  The SIA will also be responsible for oversight of the exchange of roster files, and statistical information as well as game coverage and preparations as well as posting score information to NCAA and Curry Athletics Website and post- game stories generation with appropriate links to photos, statistics and player biographies. 

Essential Functions:

1. Publications  / Marketing

  • Assist the Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications in all areas pertaining to the publicity and promotion of Curry's athletic program, including serving as the primary game-day contact for selected sports;
  • Assist in the department's webcasting serving as the primary contact for 7 sports (4-Fall, 1-Winter, 2-Spring);
  • Responsible for the preparation of programs for home games;
  • Provide assistance in the publication of special programs such as Hall of Fame, Community Outreach, Alumni Games etc.;
  • Responsible for filing weekly conf. reports, post-game summaries, and reporting post-game results to media;
  • Responsible for writing and editing post-game stories, news releases, and feature stories;
  • Responsible for publishing content to athletic department website on a regular basis, using the PrestoSports administrative system;
  • Provide assistance for Team Photo days;
  • Assist in managing the department's social media presence across multiple platforms.

2. Game Administration

  • Compile in-contest statistics (as mandated by the conference and the NCAA) and file regular reports as required by the NCAA and conference office;
  • Responsible for exchanging rosters/results/stats with opponent;
  • Responsible for managing the press box at all home soccer, ice hockey and lacrosse games;
  • Responsible for setting up and running live stats and streaming video for all home soccer, ice hockey and lacrosse games;
  • Responsible for Live Stats set up, Stat Crew game file preparation, Scoreboard Scroll updates;
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications and/or the Director of Athletics.

Additional Functions:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
  • Assist with the supervision and education of student employees;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor or his/her designee.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum of one year of experience working in an intercollegiate athletic communications office;
  • Must be available to work varying schedule of afternoons, evenings and weekends per game schedules;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photo Shop, Illustrator, Acrobat), Stat Jack (live stats), Box Cast (video streaming), Stat Crew and/or Presto Sports statistical software, as well as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Ability to work on content management for updating the athletics website;
  • Ability to function in a service- and team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to function independently, display strong attention to detail, work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Ability to travel as required;
  • Must have a valid driver's license.

 

Additional Information:

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.king@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 

Application Instructions:

 

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • a cover letter
  • a resume; and
  • a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.

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