Director of Athletic Communications/Home Event Coordinator

Lasell College invites applications for the full-time position of Director of Athletic Communications/ Home Event Coordinator. Lasell College is a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), and the NCAA Division III and offers 17 varsity sports (8 for men and 9 for women). Lasell College's 50-acre campus is located in Newton, MA, a community located ten miles west of Boston. The co-educational institution, offering professionally oriented baccalaureate and master's degree programs, has an enrollment of 1700 full-time undergraduate students.

The Director of Athletic Communications/Home Event Coordinator, a full-time 12-month position with full benefits, will report to the Director of Athletics. The Director of Athletic Communications/Home Event Coordinator is one of nine professional staff members who comprise the full-time staff in the Department of Athletics, and is responsible for: promoting Lasell College athletics to internal and external audiences, coordinating home event coverage, and for working collaboratively to implement department-wide programming for the Athletic Department. The Athletic Department is housed in the Division of Student Affairs.

Responsibilities include: compiling, distributing and reporting all relevant statistics to media outlets and conference offices; nominating and promoting Lasell College athletes for conference, regional and national recognition; maintaining the Lasell College Athletics website; producing game day programs, game re-caps and press releases; promoting student-athletes and the athletic program on social media platforms; coordinating live, in-game statistics for all home athletic contests; coordinating staff coverage/event management for all home athletic contests including live-streaming; and coordinating team and action photography for all varsity teams.

Qualifications: Required are a bachelor's degree in a related field, a minimum of three years' experience in college/ university sports information, and direct experience with Statcrew. Preference will be given to candidates with a master's degree in a related field, who demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy; are creative and able to juggle numerous assignments concurrently, and demonstrate strong organizational skills; exhibit strong interpersonal skills, and are committed to working with a diverse population; and have experience with Presto Sports. All members of the Student Affairs division are expected to have the ability to work collaboratively in a professional environment, and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Evening and weekend availability is required.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, and applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position is available immediately.

PHYSICAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
Physical:
Average physical effort with some handling of light weights such as supplies or materials on an infrequent basis.

Visual:
Above average visual effort with frequent exposure to visually demanding work involving detailed work.


WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work performed in an environment with correctable conditions such as lighting and room temperature.

Hazards:
Normally, no exposure to job hazards; probability of injury is remote.

Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest, resume and the information of three (3) references using the forms below.
Review of resumes will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lasell College is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.