Athletic/Sports Information Director

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  • Full Time
  • Casper

Website Casper College

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Summary:

This Director of Athletics oversees the college’s intercollegiate sports department and all of its corresponding programs and events, as well as developing and administering the sports public relations activities and programs for the college.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Direct supervisor for coaches, concession stand manager and associated support staff in the Athletics Department.
Develop and implement operational plans and practices governing the college’s intercollegiate athletic programs including, but not limited to, the following aspects:
Recruiting athletes and student support personnel
Coordinating the scheduling of athletic contests and all logistical arrangements such as media, scouts, statistical and support staff, and announcer.
Overseeing the scheduling of referees and other personnel needed to produce a home athletic contest
Maintaining liaison with faculty regarding academic progress records for student athletes
Ensuring the availability of academic success programs for student athletes
Review the registration and academic performance records of student athletes
Maintain awareness of current academic programs, degrees, certificates and course offerings.
Coordinating travel arrangements and other associated game management duties with all athletic contests
Maintaining conduct standards and alcohol/drug policies within the athletic programs for student athletes and college employees/volunteers;
Develop and administer budgets associated with the intercollegiate athletic programs.
Continual examination of viability of sports programs and sports facilities at the college.
Develop and implement an athletic marketing and information plan.
Responsible for all radio, television, newspaper advertising for promotion of season-ticket and individual game promotions.
Responsible for CC Athletics Web site management and information disseminated.
Prepare associated publications, press releases, media guides, news releases for local newspapers and radio stations; primary, secondary and extended newspapers (metropolitan, dailies, weeklies), radio stations, wire services and TV stations; hometown news media of student athletes; hometown news media of athletic staff and sports guests of the college; and state, national and international magazines.
Provide direct supervision for coaches, concession stand manager and associated support staff in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department.
Primary contact and liaison with national and/or regional athletic sanctioning bodies governing the college’s intercollegiate sports programs.
Maintain knowledge of the rules, regulations and standards of the various national and/or regional athletic sanctioning bodies governing the intercollegiate athletic programs offered through Casper College.
Serve as Executive Director of the Casper College T-Bird Booster club with responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following aspects:
Maintaining the appropriate legal documentation related to the incorporation and non-profit status of the club
Overseeing the fund-raising activities and financial resources and transactions of the club
Interpreting the rules and regulations of the national athletic sanctioning organizations with respect to the legitimate types of support and involvement which the club and its members may provide to the programs and the student athletes
Facilitating the on-going operations of the club
Compose and file required federal, state and/or sanctioning organization reports pertaining to the college’s intercollegiate athletic programs.
Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with verbal and written communication especially through social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Snap Chat, Pinterest, etc.).
Attend Student Services Director and divisional meetings.
Serve on various campus committees.
Coordinate and integrate athletic department recruitment efforts with the college’s Enrollment Services Office, the Student Financial Assistance Office, the Office of Residence Life, the International Student Advisor and the Diversity committee.
Assume additional programmatic and project responsibilities or other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Student Services.

Work Environment:

Typical work environment is in a sporting facility/gym and office setting requiring normal safety precautions. Work is usually performed during the normal workday however, occasional early morning, late evening and weekend will be required. Travel to work related events, conferences, and other related duties will be required. Short periods of time will be spent outdoors travelling between campus buildings and between schools in various weather conditions.  Noise levels are usually minimal in office setting, but can be moderate to loud at sporting events.

Physical Demands:

Employee is regularly required to sit, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds may be required. Less frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required (office supplies, sports equipment, etc…). Occasional work at off-site locations, outdoors, periods of walking and may require carrying materials or supplies. Specific vision requirements require close up with the ability to adjust focus.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in sports administration or related field
Minimum 3 years’ experience as an Athletic Director or Assistant Athletic Director
Knowledge of the role of intercollegiate athletics within the community colleges’ mission
Experience in sports marketing
Athletics experience in a higher education setting
Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong organizational skills.
Computer literacy with of Microsoft Office Suite software and integrated administrative computing software
Valid Wyoming Driver’s license and good driving record

Apply by 4/5/2020, and include the following:

Application, complete with 3 references
CV or Résumé
Cover letter
Copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment)
Note to Candidates:

Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

To apply for this job please visit cho.tbe.taleo.net.