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As an Athletics Communication team member, participate in planning, developing, and implementing a comprehensive Athletics Communications program and services. Participate in developing the strategy for promoting the Ithaca College student-athlete experience to prospective students, alumni, and the Ithaca College community. Serve as the primary liaison to media contacts for select sports. Promote competitions, coaches, athletes, and alumni through written stories, publications, and various media. Provide story ideas and content for marketing communications audiences. Participate in developing long-range projects and strategic planning efforts. Plan, record, and edit professional quality multimedia productions in support of Athletic Communications to include coordinating and performing technical duties in production of videos, broadcasts, podcasts and streaming. Produce, shoot, and edit video content packages and manage multiple projects. For assigned sports, ensure promotion and coverage of College athletic events, write and edit press releases, feature stories, and copy for game programs, recruiting publications, and other promotional materials. Prepare and maintain photography, video, records, statistics, and other files pertaining to student-athletes and teams and manage and maintain video and photography equipment inventories. Develop working relationships with media representatives to promote Ithaca College intercollegiate athletics.
Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of professional experience in a collegiate athletics communications office; working knowledge of in-game statistical software applications; professional writing and social media experience are required. Experience in webcast production; knowledge of a broad range of sports; the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment and the ability to travel and possession of or ability to obtain a valid NYS driver’s license and proof of insurability are required. Knowledge and experience with the technical use of professional grade digital cameras and video cameras and editing software. College sports information office experience as an undergraduate or post-graduate will be considered.
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. ...We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu.Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.