Robert Morris University, an NCAA Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a part time Media Relations Assistant. Responsible for implementation of the media relations functions for assigned sports, within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of the University and the NCAA. This is a part-time position not eligible for University benefits. Work hours are limited to 950 per calendar year.
1.Disseminates information for all assigned sports, including:
a. Participates in the writing, editing, and distributing of sports information in the form of Athletic Department website stories, social media accounts, press releases, media guides, game programs, telephone interviews, etc on a timely basis. b. Compiles and reports statistical information, statistical records, records of competition, and archival information on a timely basis.
c. Participates in the response to University and public inquiries as related to athletic events, student-athletes, and coaches.
d. Coordinates the nomination of, and promotes serious consideration of outstanding student-athletes as candidates for Conference, Regional and National awards, both for athletic as well as academic excellence.
2.Provides media relations function on day of competition, including:
a. Assists in the hiring of game-day workers for home competition of assigned sports, including statisticians, clock operators, public address announcers, scorekeepers, etc.
b. Provides supervision to game day workers during home competition
c. Provides statistical and/or game-tracking services during athletic competition as needed for assigned sports.
3.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including serving as Game Management administrator for selected events.
4.On occasion may need to drive on behalf of the University.
For additional information regarding this position and other employment opportunities, visit our website at www.rmu.edu
Qualified applicants should email their resume (referencing this listing) and a list of three references to email@example.com or mail to Robert Morris University, Human Resources, 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township PA 15108.
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in its community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or national origin. EOE
Robert Morris is a beautiful 230-acre residential campus, located 17 miles from the bustle of downtown Pittsburgh. A strong student population of 5,000 graduate and undergraduates represent nearly every state and 40 countries from Brazil to Vietnam. Robert Morris stresses engaged and career oriented learning. The athletic department at Robert Morris sponsors 16 Division I varsity sports that compete in the Northeast Conference, College Hockey America and Atlantic Hockey.