Assistant Sports Information Director

Southern Virginia University is seeking a talented and motivated Assistant Sports Information Director. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Human Resources at hr@svu.edu.


Minimum Qualitifications

  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Superb writing skills (preferably AP-style)
  • Ability to work with and meet strict deadlines
  • Deep working knowledge of sponsored sports

Preffered Abilities:

  • Previous experience in a collegiate athletics department
  • Proficiency in statistical software (Presto, Statcrew, and/or Genius Live Stats)

Responsibilities

  • Produce game recaps, feature stories, and other written content for the athletics department
  • Maintain and improve the athletics website and its various content (pages, bios, historical data, etc.)
  • Compile, update, and disseminate sports statistics, records, rules, and regulations
  • Nominate student-athletes, teams, and coaches for awards and honors
  • Serve as primary media relations representative for multiple athletics programs
  • Other duties as assigned

About Southern Virginia University

Established in 1996, Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, four-year residential college aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Nestled in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Southern Virginia University maintains a campus environment, including a Code of Conduct, that is aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We welcome applicants from any faith background who will sincerely strive to live by and support our standards. Applicants can learn more at svu.edu.