Job Summary: This position will oversee all aspects of media relations for each of Shorter University’s 19 varsity teams. Basic Function: •Compile, maintain and distribute statistical information and records to all outlets – local & national •Report game information/scores to the NCAA and Gulf South Conference in a timely and professional manner •Produce and maintain the content that is available on www.goshorterhawks.com and social media; ensuring that it is accurate and up to date •Assist with game day operations and management for all home events •Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge of Stat Crew and Sidearm Software – or comparable programs
Knowledge of each sport – rules, language, etc.
Excellent writing skills
Well-developed interpersonal skills
Ability to multitask and to prioritize duties
Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Collegiate sports information or communications experience
Knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop, and video editing software
Commitment to ensure compliance with all NCAA, Gulf South Conference, and University rules and regulations
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Applicant must be willing to work nights and weekends and travel as schedules require.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. Consistently ranked among the South’s best colleges by U.S. News, Shorter offers bachelor’s degrees with more than 40 majors. Master’s level and adult-degree programs are also offered.For more information on our athletics, please visit our athletics website at http://goshorterhawks.com/landing/index.