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Part-Time Assistant Sports Information Director

Vacancy in Athletics Department


The Athletics Department seeks a motivated, career-minded individual for the part-time position of Assistant Sports Information Director. Successful candidate will play a lead role in all facets of Potsdam's sports information needs: writing news releases and media relations, managing the athletics website (, game management including stat collection, creating printed materials, expanding our video and social media presence. In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the Sports Information Director and is directly involved with each of the university's 16 sports. Evening and weekend work is required.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in journalism, communications, public relations, sports management or related field. StatCrew experience and previous work experience in a sports information department is strongly preferred. Additional skills that are beneficial include work with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/InDesign), writing and editing, videography and sports photography/editing experience and social media experience. Applicants should have above-average communication skills.

Compensation: $15,000 over a 12-month period and health benefits.To be considered for this position, you must apply on-line at (job posting No. 0600487) and upload your resume, cover letter, and a separate document with contact information of three professional references. Position is open until filled.

Media contact:

Alexandra Jacobs Wilke, Office of Public Affairs, (315) 267-2918