Ripon College seeks a Sports Information Director. The Director reports to the Director of Athletics and will serve as the strategic planner for all internal and external communication, messaging and storytelling for the program while serving as primary media contact for a nationally recognized program. The position combines significant responsibility for media relations, marketing, & maintenance of Athletics website and its various social media platforms. Additionally the Director will oversee student staff instatistics gathering and reporting requirements of the NCAA.
The position requires superior organizational, oral communication skills, a willingness to work in a team-oriented office and some travel, as well as the willingness to learn various statistical software systems for sports played by the college. The successful candidate will work closely with the Office of Marketing and Communications.
Bachelor’s required; two to three years’ experience preferred.
All offers of employment are contingent on either showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson and Johnson or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and boosted) or should community levels deem it necessary be part of COVID-19 surveillance testing
Candidates should send a letter of interest that includes your experience working with diverse populations, current resume and 3 references to Katie Astrauskas, Assistant Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To request a full job description, please email email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.
Ripon College is recognized nationally for its quality liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and competes in Division III athletics as part of the Midwest Conference. The College is uniquely focused on a personal approach to education, close student-faculty relationships, small classes, robust co-curriculars and a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences curriculum.
The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes Ripon College as a “Great College to Work For.” In its most recent survey of employees of colleges and universities around the country, Ripon was applauded in four categories: Healthy Faculty-Administration Relations, Collaborative Governance, Work/Life Balance, and Connection to Institution and Pride.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, to provide a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our students, athletes, faculty and staff, and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
We are proud to offer comprehensive benefit packages to our faculty and staff.