Sports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist
Company: California State University System
Posted on: December 24, 2018
CSU Job Listing Details Printable version E-Mail this listing Campus: Fullerton Job ID: Req. ID 10900BR Job Title: Sports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist Appointment Type: Probationary Time Base: Full-Time Date Posted: December 6, 2018 Closing Date: December 20, 2018 Link to Apply Online: http://hr.fullerton.edu/jobs/ Campus Employment Homepage: http://hr.fullerton.edu/Jobs/ Description: Job TitleSports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist III) ClassificationPublic Affairs/Communication Specialist -12 Month-Specialist III AutoReqId10900BR DepartmentAthletics Sub-DivisionVP Student Affairs Salary Range$4,104 - $7,209 per month Appointment TypeOngoing Time BaseFull-Time Work ScheduleMonday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours. Job SummaryIt is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish. About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program. About the Position: The Athletics department at Cal State Fullerton strives to provide an intercollegiate athletics program that is an integral part of the total educational experience at CSUF and fits within the overall mission of the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Sports Media Specialist (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist III). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness. Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Director of Athletics, the Sports Media Specialist administers the dissemination of information regarding the intercollegiate athletics program. Provides direction for staff, plan coverage, provides media relations materials, and serves as media liaison for all fifteen intercollegiate athletic teams. Represents Sports Media in developing a communications plan that will increase the visibility and brand for the Athletic Department as well as the University. Works with University Strategic Communications to plan and coordinate all major press conferences and media requests for the Athletic Department. Responsible for continued development of desktop publishing's technical capabilities and Internet publicity, including website and social media for Intercollegiate Athletics. Designs and maintains editorial and graphic content on intercollegiate athletics website using html, Dreamweaver, and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Other duties as assigned. Essential QualificationsBachelor's degree of the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. Two years of related professional or technical experience. Knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and/or media relations, as well as some exposure to marketing and marketing research. Possession of strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles. Ability to develop themes and concepts and oversee the creation of content and communication materials. Comprehensive knowledge of marketing and research techniques and methods. Ability to use market research to enhance the impact of communication strategies and campaigns. Working knowledge of appropriate use of statistical techniques. Possession of expert-level networking and interpersonal skills including strong consultative and persuasive skills to work with internal and external constituents and the media. Possession of expert writing and editorial skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Preferred QualificationsMedia Relations/Public Relations experience in a collegiate media relations office. Knowledge of sport statistics programs, preferably STAT-CREW and Automated Scorebook. Experience with Mac Desktop Publishing, preferably In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dream Weaver. Special Working ConditionsCalifornia State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted. Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool. If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position. Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment. Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process. Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration. California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas). California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Hiring PreferenceOn-Campus CSUEU Employees Application Deadline20-Dec-2018SDL2017
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