Athletic Communications Support

Employer
Colgate University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 4, 2023

Job Details


Department Statement

Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University ‘Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore.
This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.

Accountabilities

Assist Colgate Athletic Communications staff at assigned home varsity athletic events as well as with remote project work. Job duties include, but are not limited to, writing press releases, event recaps and other website content, live tweeting events, creating social and promotional graphics, assisting with the production for the ESPN+ livestream broadcast, delivering play by play or color commentary on the broadcast, keeping statistics, operating a video camera, updating rosters and bios on the website, and organizing photos

Must pay attention to detail. Opportunity to learn new skills in a fun, fast-paced environment. Former student employees in Colgate’s athletics marketing and communications office have gone on to secure full-time employment at such prestigious organizations as the NCAA, Syracuse University, Northwestern University, Northeastern University, Princeton University, Duke University, USA Hockey, as well as various minor-league professional sports teams and leagues.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

Prior experience is not necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Education

High school diploma or GED .

Job Open Date
05/04/2023

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled
No

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Company

Colgate University

Colgate is a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater.

Time and time again, the world has shown an urgent need for citizens with the ability to create, explore, examine, and connect human knowledge. Colgate University has been answering that call through centuries of academic rigor in the liberal arts tradition.

Colgate attracts world-renowned faculty in a breadth of subject matters as well as innovative leaders in higher-ed administration, all dedicated to building on an educational tradition that has prepared generations of Colgate graduates for success. 

Colgate is deeply invested in employees’ success, and we all work together to ensure that students receive the premier education that is at the University’s core.

The Colgate campus, ranked as one of the most beautiful in the nation, is a place where students develop lifelong bonds with each other, faculty, and staff.

Colgate is located in the village of Hamilton, a community of about 3,800 residents who enjoy downtown’s art galleries and restaurants and who take pride in the many historic homes and public buildings.

Colgate University

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