Assistant Director for Sports Information and Marketing
St. Olaf College
April 9, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
4 Year Degree
St. Olaf seeks an Assistant Director for Sports Information and Marketing, a position in part funded by the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minorities and Women's Internship Grant.
The position will generate sports information or web content for 10 of the college's 27 intercollegiate sports, which includes: compilations of statistics and records, profiles of student-athletes, game/competition summaries, photography, feature video and news items. The position will oversee and coordinate efforts of student assistants who generate and/or update this information and ensure the quality of their work.
The hired intern will participate in league and association meetings, and will take responsibility for the success of several special/postseason events.
This is an entry-level, administrative, 2-year internship which is NCAA Ethnic Minorities and Women's Internship Grant-funded and goes from mid-July 2018 through mid-June 2020.
To apply, visit the St. Olaf HR Site. Complete application, submit resume, cover letter and 3-5 references.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Ability to establish skills in statistics (Statcrew), photography, digital design and video editing
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
Ability to be a motivated self-starter
Ability to always greet clients in a polite, courteous, and helpful manner
Ability to analyze, organize, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines
Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student-athletes and parents
Ability to work successfully independently and as a member of a team
Ability to establish program goals and objectives that support a strategic plan
Ability to multi-task effectively
Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
Skill in computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets
Ability and willingness to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends.
Knowledge of cleaning techniques and procedures
Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet and word processing software
Skill in editing documents for correct grammar
Ability to deal with pressure situations
Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
Ability and willingness to support, respect and commit to embracing diverse backgrounds, values and points of view to build a strong and inclusive community including faculty, staff, students and constituents
Education: Bachelor’s degree; maintain a valid driver’s license and meet St. Olaf College driver authorization criteria with a satisfactory driving record
Experience: Experience in college athletics as a student-athlete, student-coach, student employee in Athletics and/or Sports Information; and/or experience in broadcast sports media
Additional Salary Information: Benefits. $3,000 stipend per year for professional development.
About St. Olaf College
St. Olaf offers 27 intercollegiate sports and is a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and NCAA Division III. One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition.Many excellent colleges provide one, two, or even three elements of the St. Olaf experience. What makes St. Olaf unique is the combination of so many distinguishing features working together at the highest level: an intense academic program that sharpens minds and an emphasis on a global perspective that broadens them; the vitality of a residential community that engages thoughtful people across the full range of human experiences; and a faith tradition that encourages reflection and honors different perspectives.