Coordinator of Sports Information and Athletic Events
May 15, 2018
Full Time - Internship
4 Year Degree
The Coordinator of Sports Information and Athletic Events position is a grant-funded opportunity offered through the
NCAA's Ethnic Minorities and Women's Internship Grant. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This internship is a full-time, 10-month appointment for a two-year grant cycle (fall 2018 - summer 2020).
Primary duties and responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular and predictable
attendance is essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
-Manage home athletic events, including oversight of concessions operations, ticket operations, greeting the visiting
team and officials, sports information staff, event staff and the game broadcast on the Berea College Sports
-Responsible for all statistical generation and reporting (20%);
-Strategically plan and develop a Game Day the DIII Way training for our department and campus community and
work with our campus SAAC to promote DIII Week (10%);
-Manage the sports information budget and process payroll requests for athletic event contract workers (5%);
-Hire, train and manage student workers to assist in sports information and event operations (5%);
-Distribute the Visitor's Guide and serve as the point of contact for visiting sports information directors, teams and
media; send rosters in Word and Statcrew format along with pronunciation guide (5%);
-Nominate student-athletes and coaches for conference, regional and national awards (5%)
-Develop human interest stories for the department and conference website and various publications (5%);
-Manage content on the departmental website (5%);
-Oversee and provide athletics social media content (5%);
Education preferred to ensure success in this position:
Bachelor's degree in athletic administration, sport management, journalism, communications or a related field
Experience preferred to ensure success in this position:
-On-deadline writing experience, with 1-3 years of professional athletic communications experience preferred;
-Experience with website platforms (e.g., PrestoSports, Sidearm or similar) preferred.
-Knowledge of and experience in the sports information field.
-Experience with game or event management.
Special skills, knowledge and abilities:
-Familiarity with statistical software (e.g., StatCrew), as well as Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office;
-Photo and video editing experience, or experience with Synergy, preferred.
-Familiarity with livestreaming options and services.
-Ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines.
-Superior communication (oral, written and interpersonal) skills;
-Organizational, leadership and time management skills.
-Ability to work with and relate well to students, faculty, staff and coaches.
-Willing to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
-Strong interest in intercollegiate athletics administration and familiarity with the NCAA Division III philosophy.
Additional Salary Information: Benefit Eligible
About Berea College
Berea College a Division III member of the USA South Athletic Conference seeks a well rounded service learning leader of athletic training programs as well as other duties to support the Athletic Department Administration.
Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600 students from 40 states and 60 countries. The College has a longstanding commitment to interracial education; here, people of different races seek to learn from and about each other, while also living together. Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. The college admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a four-year tuition scholarship. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college.