The Department of Athletics at Messiah College has an immediate opening for the position of Coordinator of Athletics Communication. Responsibilities: This full-time position is responsible for providing information to national and conference offices, opponents, Messiah College publics, and news outlets regarding the athletics program. The Coordinator of Athletics Communication serves as a role model in meeting our complimentary goals of “Pursuing Athletics Excellence and Developing Christian Character.” Qualifications: Master's Degree (preferred fields of study include Athletic Administration, Sports Journalism, and/or Sport Management) and a minimum of one-year experience in writing and statistics. Skills and Characteristics: Ability to administer components of sports information work (e.g., statistics, news media, web site, publications); ability to train student workers to aid in meeting sports information needs; ability to speak and write appropriately and develop marketing strategies to reach regional and national media and supporters; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education; and demonstrate a commitment to continued learning/professional development (e.g., presentations, publications, serving on regional and/or national committees).
Compensation: Messiah College offers a strong benefits package in addition to salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position has been filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/12310 Messiah College's strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments. Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran's status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with the nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.