Southwest Virginia Community College located in Richlands, Virginia, is seeking a Sports Information Director for the Athletics Department. This position will report to the Athletic Director. Job duties include: Serves as institutional representative to the media for all athletic activities Plans, organizes, and coordinates media relations activities Writes and distributes newsletters, brochures, and reports to television and radio stations, newspapers, and magazines Responds to various requests for team histories, photos, statistics, and related information Uploads statistics to website and NJCAA Other duties as assigned
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications • Ability to use independent judgment and to gather, manage and impart information to the media and various other internal and external audiences • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials • Willingness to work nights and weekends • Media relations skills. • Knowledge of sporting press box procedures, techniques, facilities and equipment. • Must be knowledgeable of NJCAA regulations and must be committed to adhering to all NJCAA, VCCS, and institutional regulations • Valid driver's license • Knowledge of sporting press box procedures, techniques, facilities and equipment • High school diploma or GED required • Must be able to work under challenging physical conditions • Must be able to lift heavy items up to 50 pounds per OSHA standard
Internal Number: 32878
About Southwest Virginia Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.