Assistant & Associate Communications/Sports Info/Media Relations Dir (perm.)
Mission and Commitment
Taylor’s mission is to develop servant-leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ’s redemptive love, grace, and truth to a world in need.
As a community, Taylor faculty, staff, and students commit to living out Christ’s love and truth in the here and now. We worship together, serve one another, and grow in faith as we learn in the classroom, on the field, at chapel, and anywhere else we’re doing Life Together.
The Sports Information Assistant serves as an institutional representative for all athletic activities and provides coverage of 16 NAIA varsity sports. This role assists the Sports Information Director in promoting the department and helping manage and maintain statistics, records, and other related materials.
Duties & Responsibilities
This position is primarily responsible to:
Testify to personal experience of salvation in Jesus Christ, affirm belief in the University’s Statement of Faith, abide by and practice our Life Together Covenant, and both personally agree with and support the Foundational Documents of Taylor University.
Assist with the management and maintenance of the athletic department’s website and social media accounts.
Create and distribute game recaps and other promotional materials to the general public.
Produce statistical reports for individual athletes and teams.
Coordinate and assist with game day operations.
Assist with the production of game programs and other printed materials.
Manage and maintain historical records and archives for all intercollegiate athletic programs.
Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
High school diploma or GED.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, sports management, or a related field, preferred.
Skills & Competencies
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Microsoft Office proficiency.
Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Familiarity with sports statistics software, preferred.
No or limited physical effort is required.
Work is typically performed in a typical interior / office work environment.
Taylor University accomplishes its mission by attracting to its community a quality staff and faculty who, above all else, are committed by professing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and by serving under His authority. In turn, everyone who comes to Taylor takes an active and comprehensive role in developing students spiritually, emotionally, and of course, academically—it is truly a discipleship process.
Taylor University is also committed as we strive to create and build a multicultural workforce with a representative tapestry of talents. It is even more than a commitment, it is a biblical mandate we are striving to achieve. Taylor University…a rich heritage, purposefully creating a rich tapestry!
We believe effective student discipleship requires willingness to commit time and care whenever and however the opportunity for student growth presents itself.