The Director of Athletic Communications is responsible for managing the communications and visibility for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and supporting game day operations. Westminster College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA II) and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Westminster supports 15 competitive NCAA teams and some non-NCAA sport programs.
• Manage publicity coverage for intercollegiate athletics in collaboration with Marketing & Communications; Identify and establish relationships with local & regional media outlets and provide them with regular and effective updates including game recaps, videos, photos, story ideas and feature stories to increase coverage and visibility. • Write and distribute pre and post-game press releases, department announcements, social media posts, game results and statistics. • Manage department website and social media pages, including content, layout, posts, and updates. (Sidearm Sports Website). • Manage home event web stream broadcasts; including setup, takedown, operating and staffing. • Design and complete game-day programs and other department graphic & print needs. • Assist home event operations, including hiring, supervising and staffing for web-stream broadcasts, statistician, coordinate photography, and trouble-shooting. • Manage team, action and other photograph’s for department to use on website, promotional purposes and future use. Manage online photo store and electronic photo database files. • Build and manage a team of students, interns, and part-time staff to assist with daily work and game-day operations.
• Manage all game statistics at home events, for away contests and cumulative stats. Manage required statistical and game reporting for the RMAC & NCAA. Manage team rosters and records for each sports program. • Record and archive statistics, manage award nominations and recognitions, and game results; Manage student-athlete and coach interviews. • Work collaboratively in the planning and preparation of the Athletics Hall of Fame selection process through data collection, management of nominee list and annual selection.
About Westminster College
Westminster is a private, non-profit, accredited, and comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of guiding its graduates to a life with purpose, Westminster provides life-changing learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty focus on teaching, learning and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster's urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains. For more information visit www.westminstercollege.edu.
Westminster College provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Westminster College offers a great benefits package to all full-time employees.