Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Sports Information Director/Athletics Communication Director develops, organizes and administers all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III Athletics and Recreation Sports Information Department. This is a full-time, twelve (12) month position.
Develop, implement and monitor day to day media activities and duties, coordinate the writing, design, and dissemination of specific materials, maintain and track official statistics of athletic events and student athletes. Responsible for in game statistics.
Report and submit to the NCAA, Skyline Conference and appropriate organizations and various media groups.
Manage the Athletics Department social media on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube channels.
Responsible for video live streaming all home games and uploading to appropriate video exchange outlets. Add and upload to various sports specific video exchange outlets.
Monitor and update website content in a timely manner for www.oldwestburypanthers.com. Coordinate archiving and maintenance of records, photos, file, etc. for all SUNY Old Westbury athletics and recreation sponsored events.
Attend all Skyline conference meetings and conference calls as requested by Director of Athletics. Attend all post season Skyline games and NCAA contests. Travel may be required within regular season specifically spring training trips.
Collaborate with Equipment Manager for continuity of branding and marketing of Old Westbury Athletics.
Serve as liaison with the Office of Communications, Marketing and Old Westbury Radio.
Coordinate and report Skyline Conference weekly reporting honors and end of season awards/honors per program.
Create flyers and publication materials for a variety of athletic events including AD Honor Roll Luncheons, recreation/intramurals flyers, Open House Materials.
Attend Orientations and Service Fairs as directed.
Assist in the planning of Alumni Days, Team Kick Off Dinners.
Assist the Compliance Coordinator with the compilation of NCAA reports such as Graduation Rates, Sports Sponsorship and any other NCAA or Skyline reports.
Secure, coordinate, train and supervise game day sports information staff.
Plan and develop game day promotions and halftime events at intercollegiate contests.
Monitor Team Community Service projects/activities.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required (foreign equivalent or higher).
A minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience within the sports information field (graduate assistant positions and internships are acceptable) required.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, After Effects) or other design/video production software required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; must be detail oriented and have excellent customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment, and work independently and in a team-oriented environment and must have a commitment to student-athlete academic success and well-being. Must have and maintain the appropriate valid NYS driver's license and have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. Experience with multicultural student body populations.
Please submit the following at https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com:
contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references
three (3) writing samples. 1 - introducing new coach, 2 - game day coverage, 3 - community service project reporting/coverage
Only applications submitted online will be considered.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Open until filled. First review of applications to begin on August 24, 2023.
VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.
We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
Employment in this position will be contingent on the College's verification of credentials and any other information required by federal or state law, and SUNY Old Westbury polices, including the completion of pre-employment screening.
The State University of New York at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The University is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.
SUNY Old Westbury serves large populations of underrepresented, first-generation, and non-traditional students. Candidates with experience working with a similar student body, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting these populations, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Since its foundation in 1965, SUNY Old Westbury has been committed to social justice, diversity, and the empowerment of traditionally underserved populations. The University serves a large proportion of non-tradi...tional students and has earned the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity magazine for five consecutive years.
Located on a 604-acre campus on Long Island, Nassau County, about 40 miles from New York City, SUNY Old Westbury comprises four Schools (Education, Business, Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies) with total enrollment of 4400 students. For more details about the SUNY Old Westbury, please refer to our website at www.oldwestbury.edu.