Winona State University invites you to join our Community of Learners as our Director of Athletic Communication. As our Director, you will be responsible for (1) overseeing the daily operation of the WSU Athletic website, including primary responsibility for writing, editing, and updating all content, as well as writing stories and news releases for other media outlets; (2) serving as point person for all media inquiries as well as primary coordinator of any necessary crisis communications for the Winona State Athletic Department; (3) providing home game day coverage at the site of competition which includes providing all resources necessary for game coverage; (4) overseeing the maintenance of the on-line Sports Network weekly and post-game media coverage; (5) maintaining all statistical information and completing timely submission of all required information to the NCAA, regional committees, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sports information office, and any other necessary media venues; and (6) when appropriate, developing publications such as game notes programs, game programs, sport media guides, etc.
Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree journalism, mass communications, communication studies or related degree and two years of experience in athletic media relations or sports information office with working knowledge of Stat-Crew.
The mission of Winona State University is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. We offer undergraduate programs based on the traditions and values of the arts and sciences and an array of graduate and professional programs that are especially responsive to the needs of the Upper Midwest. We prepare our graduates to serve gener...ously, lead responsibly and respond imaginatively and creatively to the challenges of their work, their lives and their communities. A community of learners improving our world!