Coordinator of Sports Information

Coordinator of Sports Information

Job Status 
Filled
Job Type 
Staff
Job Department 
Job Start Date 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Job Description 

Responsible to the Director of Athletics for planning, developing, and communicating information about the intercollegiate athletics programs and for coordinating athletic events.

Duties and Responsibilties

  • Serve as primary point of contact between the athletic department and internal/external constituencies.
  • Provide information and perform problem solving for athletic administrators and coaches.
  • Compose, produce, and distribute information using various modes of communication to a wide variety of constituencies, at times in conjunction with the Manager of Visual Media.
  • Produce, review, enter, and maintain all information on the Bethany athletic website and the Bethany athletic social media sites in a timely manner.
  • Assit with coordination of activities for all special events, compose and disseminate informational materials, develop and manage online registration.
  • Coordinate correspondence, promotional literature, and online registration for leagues and camps.
  • Coordinate athlete recognition nominations and voting processes (e.g., CoSIDA's All-Region, UMAC Player of the Week, NCAA All-Region, etc.).
  • Manage game statistics for home and away contests, including gathering, converting, adjusting, and disseminating information to internal and external contacts via StatCrew.
  • Comply with NCAA statistical score reporting requirements, including producing XML files for games; entering final scores, attendance, statistical records; uploading rosters and schedules, etc., to the NCAA website.
  • Provide game management for assigned contests.
  • Oversee the selection and training of student statisticians and game-day personnel.  Monitor time-clock system records for budgeting purposes.
  • Attend required UMAC and optional CoSIDA meetings.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Willingness to support the mission of Bethany Lutheran College
  • Bachelor’s degree in sports management, business management, communication, English, journalism, or a closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience in sports information; preference given to experience with athletic statistics programs (e.g., StatCrew/SideArm)
  • Able to work nights and weekends on a consistent basis
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including desktop publishing
  • Have and maintain valid driver’s license

Benefits:  comprehensive package

Start date:  September 1, 2017

Application review will begin August 21, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Send a cover letter, résumé, sample of technical writing, academic transcripts (may be unofficial), and contact information for three current professional references to Human Resources Office, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001; or via e-mail attachment to hr@blc.edu:

Conditions of Employment

  • Official academic transcripts must be submitted upon hire.
  • The College requires that a criminal background check be conducted on all new employees to safeguard the campus community for students and employees.

About the College:  Bethany Lutheran College is a confessional Lutheran institution.  As such, we look for individuals who fully embrace our position, which can be found on our synodical website at  www.evangelicallutheransynod.org.  Additional information about the College can be found at www.blc.edu.  

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