Williams College

100 Spring StreetSuite 201
Williamstown, MA 01267
www.williams.edu
hr@williams.edu

Date Posted:
July 03, 2019

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Full-Time

Sports Information Assistant - Digital Media Specialist

Description:
Sports Information Assistant - Digital Media Specialist
Office of Communications
Williams College, a Division III institution and a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), invites applications for a Sports Information Assistant position for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a full-time, 9-month, term appointment with the possibility of renewal. This position is set to begin September 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020. Reporting to, and working closely with the Sports Information Director, this position will support the Office of Sports Information's day-to-day communications needs, with an emphasis on video production and social media.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.
Responsibilities
  • Create highlight videos and hype videos
  • Conduct video interviews with players and coaches
  • Create engaging content for social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
  • Record statistics, including live statistics, for all home games that require in-game scoring
  • Create game-day programs, postseason media guides, and other publications
  • Serve as liaison with NESCAC, NCAA, and athletics officials from other institutions
  • Some evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required
Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, computer, communication, and organizational skills
  • BA and experience in a campus communications/sports information office
  • Experience creating video packages and knowledge of video editing software, especially Adobe Premiere
  • Familiarity with Adobe After Effects is a plus
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Candidates should have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with student-athletes, athletic personnel, and all other members of the college community
  • Experience with PrestoSports statistics platforms is desirable

Review of applicants will begin July 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
In addition to your application, cover letter, resume, please submit three (3) samples of original video work to Dick Quinn, Director of Sports Information, Williams College, Hopkins Hall 880 Main Street Williamstown, MA 01267, or email dquinn@williams.edu with the subject line “Sports Information Assistant Application.”
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
To apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at hr@williams.edu.
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
Access to information pertaining to students, faculty and new hire searches demands that this position requires a high level of confidentiality.
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How To Apply:
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Apply by:
July 03, 2019
About this Organization:
Williams is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.