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Sports Information Specialist-Graduate Asst (Sports Media/PR/Broadcasting)

Company Name:
College Sports
Position Type:
Full-time
Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is accepting applications for the position of Sports Information Specialist. The position will be offered within our graduate assistant structure, requiring admission to the University's Master of Education and Leadership or Master of Business Administration programs. The candidate will be responsible for writing game, meet, and event summaries, creating press releases, producing athletics publications, stat keeping, and other tasks and duties. The position offers tuition remission from the University and may include a monthly stipend, on-campus housing, and an on-campus meal plan.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Representing Midland University
Writing/Editing
Graphic design
Statistics and record keeping
Social media
Website maintenance
Meeting deadlines
Approximate start date of August 1, 2014
Need to have:
A bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Sports Management or similar
Good organizational skills
Ability to multitask
Good interpersonal communication skills
A minimum of one semester of demonstrable previous work experience in an SID office setting
Nice to have:
Previous experience as a writer, journalist, yearbook editor, or similar
Adobe Creative Suite software experience
Video filming and editing experience
Experience with graphic/publication design using Photoshop and InDesign
StatCrew and/or DakStats software experience
Should demonstrate:
A positive attitude
A love for writing
A love for a wide variety of sports
Willingness to work a varied schedule, including nights and weekends
A proactive work ethic
An ability to resolve issues independently
Additional Salary Information:
Tuition remission in the master's program to which you're selected depending on your tuition remission package, the potential for:
Free campus housing
Free campus meal plan
A monthly stipend

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