May 4, 2009
The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for an Assistant Sports Information Director. This is a full-time, 12-month position and includes full University benefits.
Responsibilities: Write news releases and feature stories; research and assemble records, statistics, rosters, etc. for releases, press guides and programs; answer media requests, plan photo sessions, cover assigned sporting events; assist in writing and designing media publications; help supervise student interns.
Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in journalism/related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; some (6 months to one year) related experience in sports information or publicity field; knowledge of computer statistics package, publications design and production; excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be proficient in computer software applications. Preferred qualifications: Some knowledge of University policies, procedures and regulations is desired. World Wide Web, HTML and photography experience preferred.
Application Process: To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #56766. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.