The College of New Jersey, a member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference, invites applications for the position of Sports Information Specialist. This position resides in the Athletic Department, within the Division of Student Affairs and reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and Game Operations.
The Sports Information Specialist will assist in covering and promoting the Athletic Department's 20 intercollegiate athletic teams, members of the NCAA Division III. The position will include writing press releases, website maintenance, web streaming, keeping live game statistics, creating and producing videos, photography, graphic design, various multi-media projects and statistical archiving. This position is also responsible for monitoring student workers and part time event staff, submitting conference and NCAA awards nominations in addition to other duties as assigned.
The College of New Jersey Athletic Department strives for excellence in providing a nationally competitive athletic and academic experience. We support the well-rounded student-athlete by developing the student-athlete academically, athletically and socially in preparation for life after college. We aim to recruit, advance and graduate student-athletes who are committed to personal growth, character development, serving the greater good of the campus and community, and embracing the ideals of the NCAA Division III Philosophy. The College of New Jersey provides equitable opportunities for men and women to participate in nationally competitive athletic programs under the guidelines of the New Jersey Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
2-3 years of professional experience in intercollegiate athletic communications.
Knowledge and experience using Stat Crew statistical software.
Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, premier video editing, adobe illustrator, etc.)
Strong writing and editing skills.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree required. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis. One year of professional experience in different aspects of administration and business practices; including design and implementation of policy and procedures, vendor service contracts and improving and updating management practices.
Strong abilities in writing, editing, web, written, social media and video content generation and proofreading. Understanding rules of all 20 intercollegiate sports and practicing judgement. Strong organizational skills along with the ability to effectively communicate. Ability to work in a collaborative team and goal oriented environment. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
TCNJ is a highly selective, public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for its 6,400 undergraduate students, who benefit from a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of only 20 students. TCNJ is one of only five public institutions included on Barron's Profiles of American Colleges list of the 75 "most competitive" colleges and universities in the United States, and of those five, TCNJ is the only primarily undergraduate institution included. TCNJ's campus encompasses 289 beautiful tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, NJ, which is located between Trenton and Princeton in the historic Delaware Valley, and is convenient to Philadelphia, New York, the Jersey shore, and the Pocono Mountains.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to inclusion and to achieving diversity among faculty and staff members, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 1259_1525182404
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.