Application Deadline :
The part-time Sports Information Specialist for
athletics in North Platte will serve as the liaison between the
Knights athletic department and the media. The Sports Information
Specialist will prepare timely news releases about the college's
athletic programs and teams, photograph home sporting events,
maintain the Knights athletic website and promote NPCC athletics
via social media.
Other responsibilities will include working proactively with media
to encourage coverage of college athletic events and news and
overseeing media needs during sports-related activities. The
specialist will be responsible for submitting accurate and timely
scores, stats and other information to the NJCAA and working with
MPCC graphic designers to create pocket schedules, programs, annual
reports, fliers and other promotional materials as needed.
The position is approximately 28 hours per week. It will include
some nights and weekends.
Mid-Plains Community College, a legislatively designated 18-county
district in West-Central Nebraska, is a comprehensive, open access,
public, two-year community college system that offers associate
degrees, diplomas, and certificates. MPCC consists of three main
campuses, one located in McCook, Nebraska and two located in North
Platte, Nebraska. Additionally, four community campus sites in
Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine with satellite
classrooms located throughout the Area.
Applicants must possess knowledge of college level men's and
women's basketball, women's volleyball and softball, men's baseball
and golf. In addition, they must possess strong writing and grammar
skills, be an excellent communicator, and have basic research
abilities and the ability to track coaching and athlete records.
Must be skilled in basic computer applications, specifically MS
Office products. Applicants must be highly organized, have
competent photographic skills, and be willing to work nights and
weekends. Recent media experience is preferred. Must have a
positive attitude with a high level of professionalism and
courteousness to represent MPCC in a quality way. The Sports
Information Specialist is required to abide by the rules and
regulations established by MPCC and the NJCAA.
Send a (1) letter of interest, (2) current resume, (3) unofficial
transcripts, and (4) a completed MPCC application form (available
) to MPCC Human
Resources, 1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 69101. Fax:
308-534-5770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
complete application packets will be considered, and the position
will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration,
application packets must be received by June 25, 2021.
An EEO Employer/Educator.