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Job Details: Director of Sports Information

Job Title:

Director of Sports Information

Submitted on:

01-03-19

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Application Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

February 1, 2019

Qualifications:

JOB SUMMARY:

Sports Information at OPSU is a multi-dimensional function that includes the maintaining of sound relationships with the media, the OPSU athletic staff, the OPSU administration, fellow student workers, the Sooner Athletic Conference, and the NAIA. The Sports Information Director is responsible for keeping updated stats for various sports programs and design and layout of the athletic website throughout the year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (communications, journalism, sport management or similar); Master’s degree preferred.
  • Significant experience with sports information in an NAIA athletic department.

Responsibilities:

  • Punctuality and Dependability is a must.
  • Must be at all home games prior to the start of that game to set up all statistical equipment, scoreboards, and videoboards.
  • Provide appropriate information to opposing schools, NAIA, and the Sooner Athletic Conference concerning rosters, statistics, and game files.
  • Prepare printed rosters of both the home and visiting teams for all home games.
  • Responsible for supervising and scheduling all student staff, caller(s), scoreboard, and data entry Sports
    Information personnel needed prior to all home games.
  • Sending game files to the opposing school, the Sooner Athletic Conference, and the NAIA (and logging in game scores to various websites) after each home game. Unless there is an issue, these things must be done at the table immediately after the game.
  • Make sure data entry (to varied websites) concerning rosters and schedules are accurate.
  • Responsible for submitting all appropriate student-athlete award nominations.
  • Monitor the Sooner Athletic Conference and NAIA DakStat websites to make sure the correct data has been properly logged in.
  • Set up of video streaming of all athletics contests.
  • Social media management across all platforms.
  • Multiple written publications per week including feature stories.
  • Live stat input supervision and packed file submission.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three References (current addresses and phone numbers)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu

OPSU Human Resources