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Director of Sports Information

Company: Northwest University's College Of Business
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Direct and coordinate all activities relating to sports information and game management. This is a fulltime (1.0 FTE) position. -Essential Functions

  • Meet the established guidelines of the University, Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) and NAIA National Office for sports information.
  • Provide consistent, updated sports information on each sports team for the Northwest University community and local news media.
  • Provide consistent, updated sports information on each sports team to the Northwest University and Cascade Conference websites.
  • Provide press releases photos, box scores, game schedules, and other information to media on each sports team.
  • Provide statistics of all home athletic events to opposing school's SID and the CCC head statistician within 90 minutes of conclusion of each event.
  • Maintain statistics, school records and other related data.
  • Attend all home athletics events, coordinate statistical procedures, and game management duties.
  • Hire student workers for game management and for stats crew.
  • Oversee game management responsibilities for home games.
  • Train all student statisticians for home athletics events.
  • Provide team rosters and media information to opposing team SIDs.
  • Maintain bulletin boards in the Pavilion for each athletic team.
  • Create season prospectus and rosters for each NU athletic team and distribute to CCC SIDs and non-conference SIDs at the start of each season.
  • Facilitate media set-up audio equipment for play-by-play broadcasts and live video streaming. Set up laptop computer and printer for all home athletic events.
  • Assist with nominations, voting and promotions of student/athlete awards for the CCC and the NAIA.Education/Experience/SkillsMandatory
    • Baccalaureate degree in athletically oriented field or related field and/or equivalent experience.
    • One to two years of experience in coaching and/or directing athletic programs, or the equivalent. -
    • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, and written and verbal presentation skills.
    • Possess current, recognized certification in First Aid, CPR, and blood borne pathogens training, or committed to becoming so certified within three months of employment.
    • Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.
    • Basic knowledge of sports (soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball and track & field) and related statistics.
    • Basic knowledge of MS Office software such as Word and Excel. -Preferred
      • Masters in athletically oriented field or related field and/or equivalent experience.
      • Three to five years of experience in coaching and/or directing athletic programs, or the equivalent. -
      • Knowledge of statistical software programs such as Stat Crew and Dak Stats.
      • Knowledge of photography and related software such as Adobe Photoshop.
      • Knowledge and ability to use graphics software programs such as Adobe InDesign, Publisher, Adobe Illustrator, etc.
      • Proven quality organizational and leadership skills. -
      • Proven interpersonal, and written and verbal presentation skills.
      • Work is performed both indoors in a normal office setting and outdoors during athletic events.
      • Travel, including overnight travel, may be required. -
      • Position works with some confidential information.
      • Requires work in outdoor weather conditions, including wet, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
      • Frequently required to be in front of a computer screen for long periods of time.
      • Will be exposed to loud noise levels.Physical DemandsThe functions are usually performed while standing, but may involve some amount of time sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting (max. of 40 lbs.), walking, carrying, reaching, stretching, climbing, perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists and other movements. The abilities of seeing, hearing and speaking are also required. -CompensationBased on education and experience, the compensation range starts at $43,860 to a median of $47,988.Lifestyle StandardsRecognize, understand, and agree to live by the spiritual, moral, and ethical standards of Northwest University, as outlined in the Employee Manual.Application ProcedurePlease submit your resume, a letter of interest describing your qualifications, and a completed application form to the Human Resources office. Applications are available online (www.northwestu.edu/jobs ), or in the Human Resources Office of Northwest University.You may submit your package by mail or email.Inquiries regarding staff positions may be made to:Northwest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admissions and access to, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Northwest University is an "At Will" employer.

Keywords: Northwest University's College Of Business, Kirkland , Director of Sports Information, Executive , Kirkland, Washington

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