Assistant Director, Sports Information

North Carolina, United States
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Duke University requests applications for the position of Assistant Sports Information Director.

The individual filling this full-time position will be a member of the department's sports information staff and report to the Senior Associate Director of Athletics/External Affairs.


Include experience in a collegiate or professional media relations environment; outstanding oral and written communications skills; demonstrated organizational skills; and working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and The Automated Scorebook.


Include, but are not limited to: managing the daily communications responsibilities for the baseball program; serving as the primary media contact for one additional program; producing media guides, game notes, news releases and feature stories; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for, the official website of Duke Athletics; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising statistical crews and other event support personnel; facilitating Duke’s social media platforms for assigned sports; compiling statistics, researching historical records for Duke department of athletics publications and assisting the Sports Information staff with additional duties.

Salary for this position is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send all application materials to with the title of Assistant Sports Information Director in the subject line.  Application must include: cover letter, resume and three references. You may also submit your documents to

Requisition Number 401515775
Location Durham
Job Family Level 10
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skillsnormally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.


Work generally requires one year experience in advertising, marketing,media, promotions, public relations or a related field to acquireskills necessary to implement a variety of sports informationactivities.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID 106719BR