Sports Information Specialist - Hourly - Temporary
Open Until Filled:
Short-term hourly staff pool
This position is assigned up to 19.5
hours each week.
$14.01 - $18.27 per hour
The Sports Information Specialist at Santa Barbara City College
will coordinate all aspects of public relations and sports
information in collaboration and under the supervision of the
Director of Athletics. The top priority of the Sports Information
Specialist will be submitting and tracking all Stat Crew files and
related requirements to keep in compliance with CCCAA guidelines.
In addition, the Sports Information Specialist will maintain the
Official Athletics Website with accurate scores, schedules, rosters
and releases. He or she will also coordinate with the SBCC Office
of Communications when appropriate.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Maintains rosters, schedules and statistics
with current results and game times, in print and online. 2.
Assists with maintaining college athletic website with updated
information and releases. 3. Assists with the coordination of
information released to the media/general public. 4. Assists with
the coordination of the compilation of game and season statistics.
5. Compiles data and information for publications, flyers, etc. 6.
Responds to general media questions. 7. Attends athletic events,
department, and state wide meetings as needed. 8. Assist with event
set up for sports media or sports information booths. 9. Performs
other related duties as assigned.
Education & Paid Experience:
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited
college or university with a major in Public Relations, Journalism,
English, Communications, or a related field OR Three years of
experience in sports information, journalism, marketing, public
relations, fund raising or related field.
Knowledge of journalistic writing, including Associated Press
style, and reporting techniques and standards.
Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Principles and procedures of record keeping
General sports rules and regulations
California Community College Athletic Association/National
Collegiate Athletic Association (CCCAA/NCAA) statistical formats
Modern office procedures, methods and equipment
Microsoft Office Professional Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Access), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver,
Presto Website Coding, Omni Update, Stat Crew and/or other
Latest photographic trends and technology
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media websites
Ability to maintain an athletic website with current and accurate
Ability to clearly and concisely communicate, both written and
Demonstrated ability to run a press box, including credentialing,
providing results, etc.
Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of staff
and students, along with staff and students with physical and
Ability to use a tablet or smart phone for low grade picture
Valid California driver’s license. Valid First Aid and CPR card
issued by an authorized agency. Obtain Class B Driver’s License
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, visit https://jobs.sbcc.edu/postings/3121