Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications for an Assistant Sports Information Director. This is a 12-month position that includes full employee benefits and a competitive salary. The ideal candidate is seeking experience in college sports information and professional development opportunities will be provided as a part of this program.
Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the critical skills of this job. Experience in the collegiate sports information field is preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills, work ethic and motivation. A working knowledge of desktop publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite) is highly desirable as is experience with StatCrew, NCAA LiveStats and video editing software (Premiere Pro). Must be able to meet multiple deadlines with high-quality results and be available to work nights and weekends.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and Senior Assistant Sports Information Director with the organization and direction of all aspects of the athletic department communications. Serve as a liaison between the department and the media as the primary contact for several of Allegheny’s athletic programs; write, design and edit publications including media guides and game programs; direct the program for nomination and publicity of student-athletes for various honors, awards and special recognition; manage student staff; and assist with the daily maintenance of the College’s athletic website. Successful candidates should understand the Division III philosophy and thrive in an extremely motivated, team-oriented atmosphere. Event management or other projects will be assigned by the Athletic Director.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.