Mount Mercy is currently accepting applications for a Sports Information Director to lead the athletic communication efforts of a competitive NAIA athletic program in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Planned start date for this position is March 1, 2024.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
In-game statistical services
maintaining the athletics website
producing and curating digital media content
managing social media accounts
writing and editing
assisting with other promotional materials
support for game day home contest and special event management
working knowledge of broadcasting software and equipment
nomination of student-athletes for conference and national athletic and academic awards
serving on voting committees for conference and national awards
collaboration with the senior athletics leadership team on the vision and direction of athletic communications, branding, and the creation of an athletics marketing strategic plan.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will have effective interpersonal communication skills; solid organizational skills; the ability to adapt to a wide range of situations; and the ability to secure, coordinate, train, and supervise sports information support staff.
The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.
Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “Sports Information Director.” Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed. Position is open until filled.
Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and smoke-free campus.
Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience within the sports information field
Hands-on experience with statistical programs such as PrestoStats, Stat Crew, Genius
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software or other design/video production software
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Experience with the PrestoSports family of products (PrestoWeb, PrestoStats, etc.)
Working knowledge of Production Truck/Hudl streaming software
Mount Mercy University, a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Heart of America Athletic Conference (the Heart), offers varsity competition in co-ed competitive cheer & dance, men's basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, cross country, track & field, bowling, and volleyball, and women's basketball, softball, volleyball, golf, cross country, track & field, soccer, bowling and lacrosse. These programs have combined for more than 50 conference team championships while sending teams and individuals to national championship events. In addition, Mount Mercy student-athletes are annually recognized as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes and Champions of Character.