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506117 - Sports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist II)

Employer
California State University, Fullerton
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Public Relations & Advertising
Employment Level
Administrative
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Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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506117 - Sports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist II)

Classificaiton: Public Affairs/Communication Specialist II
Department: Athletics
Sub-Division: Vice President, Student Affairs Office
Salary Range: $3,515 - $6,358 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.


Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The Athletics department at Cal State Fullerton strives to provide an intercollegiate athletics program that is an integral part of the total educational experience at California State University, Fullerton and fits within the overall mission of the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Sports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Athletics Director, Video and Broadcasting, the Sports Media Specialist administers the dissemination of information regarding the intercollegiate athletics program. Coordinates photography needs, provides media relations materials, and serves as media liaison for all fifteen intercollegiate athletic teams. Assists with developing communications plan that will increase the visibility and brand for the Athletics Department and the University. Responsible for continual development of internet publicity including website and social media for Intercollegiate Athletics. Designs and maintains editorial and graphic content on intercollegiate athletics website. Works collaboratively with University Strategic Communication to plan and coordinate all major press conferences and media requests for the Athletics Department. Manages communications to external community through social media including publicity for teams, promotion of events, and ticket sales. Other duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field and up to two years or related professional or technical experience. Knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and/or media relations, as well as some exposure to marketing and marketing research. Possession of strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles. Ability to serve as a media spokesperson and/or senior editor. Working knowledge of copyright and other applicable laws pertaining to publications and the media. Thorough knowledge of web communication techniques, vehicles, and formats. Ability to effectively use web technology to achieve communication goals. Ability to analyze and select pertinent facts and integrate them into communication vehicles. Possession of strong story development and journalistic writing skills, as well as advanced editorial skills. Knowledge of interview techniques and the ability to define and deliver media messages. Working knowledge of marketing and research techniques and methods. Ability to apply market research to identify communication needs and target audiences. Ability to apply appropriate statistical techniques and methods to research. Possession of exceptional interpersonal skills, including strong public speaking, listening, and interpretive skills. Ability to provide lead work direction. Working knowledge of popular social media outlets with the ability to schedule, submit information, and regulate content.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.


Preferred Qualifications:
Media or Public Relations experience in a collegiate media relations office. Knowledge of sport statistics programs. Must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules.


Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator


Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2furldefense.com%2fv3%2f__https%3a%2f%2fcalstate.policystat.com%2fpolicy%2f9779821%2flatest%2f__%3b!!gf3vtazamgbm8a!kalyyvf_oyavake6kmvkgvvmlsxbfidlr7t8x7ibay_eudbcoyy3z4np_nysdrowj02z%24&dat" href="https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Furldefense.com%2Fv3%2F__https%3A%2F%2Fcalstate.policystat.com%2Fpolicy%2F9779821%2Flatest%2F__%3B!!GF3VTAzAMGBM8A!kALyyVf_OyaVakE6kMvkGVvMlSxbfiDLr7T8x7iBAy_eUdBCOyy3Z4nP_nYSdROwJ02z%24&data=04%7C01%7Csbouzos%40Fullerton.edu%7C441f064b120142b61a0808d9721df84a%7C82c0b871335f4b5c9ed0a4a23565a79b%7C0%7C0%7C637666295301064953%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=o9Vt0TcTOb7hwVEM3VW%2FSk%2BT1ricF2m0IO8z87KIeSw%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to https://hr.fullerton.edu/" href="https://hr.fullerton.edu/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">hr.fullerton.edu


Application Deadline: Nov 04, 2021 (9:00 PM)

Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/506117/506117-sports-media-specialist-public-affairscommunication-specialist-ii

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