The Virginia State University Department of Athletics is accepting applications for an Assistant Sports Information Director. This position will be responsible for keying, maintaining and compiling statistical data for assigned sports teams (football, volleyball, basketball, etc.) using the required software (StatCrew). The selected candidate will be responsible for creating and distributing written and visual media content for assigned sports. In addition, this position will be responsible for producing print and digital media content to enhance the overall recognition of the Athletic Department, Staff and Student-Athletes. The selected candidate will manage daily communication responsibilities on several VSU Athletic Platforms (website, social media, etc.) to assist with marketing efforts within the VSU Athletics department; alongside providing information about VSU athletic activities, research historical data and information for feature articles and athletic events. As an employee of the Virginia State University Athletic staff, the selected candidate will be obligated to cooperate fully in all reported NCAA infractions per NCAA Bylaw, assist the agency and/or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor, and complete other duties as assigned by the VSU Senior Administration. Lastly, the selected candidate will perform other related athletic duties and special projects as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Communications and Director of Athletics.
Internal Number: 159818
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Building a Better World Since 1882 Virginia State University, founded in 1882, is one of Virginia's two land-grant institutions, and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick. With a current student population of approximately 4,600, the University sits atop a rolling landscape overlooking the Appomattox River with expansive views of Petersburg. Our 231-acre campus boasts 11 residence halls, 18 academic buildings and a 412-acre agriculture research facility. At VSU, we are proudly committed to providing a transformative experience for our students, strategically investing in our academic programs, embracing our position as a top land-grant university, embracing our role as Virginia’s Opportunity University, and partnering together as a University to tell our story.