Mid-Plains Community College is currently seeking a part-time Sports Information Coordinator for athletics in North Platte. The person hired will serve as the liaison between the Knights athletic department and the media. The Sports Information Coordinator will prepare timely news releases about the college's athletic programs and teams, photograph home sporting events, maintain the Knights athletic website and promote NPCC athletics via social media.
Other responsibilities will include working proactively with media to encourage coverage of college athletic events and news and overseeing media needs during sports-related activities. The coordinator will be responsible for submitting accurate and timely scores, stats and other information to the NJCAA and working with MPCC graphic designers to create pocket schedules, programs, annual reports, fliers, and other promotional materials as needed.
The position is approximately 28 hours per week. It will include some nights and weekends.
Mid-Plains Community College, a legislatively designated 18-county district in West- Central Nebraska, is a comprehensive, open access, public, two-year community college system that offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. MPCC consists of three main campuses, one located in McCook, Nebraska and two located in North Platte, Nebraska. Additionally, there are community campus sites in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine with satellite classrooms located throughout the Area. North Platte Community College is located in North Platte, Nebraska, a city of approximately 24,000 in rural southwestern Nebraska along the I-80 corridor.
Applicants must possess knowledge of college level men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball and softball, men's baseball and golf. In addition, they must possess strong writing and grammar skills, be an excellent communicator, and have basic research abilities and the ability to track coaching and athlete records. Must be skilled in basic computer applications, specifically MS Office products. Applicants must be highly organized and have competent photographic skills. Recent media experience is preferred. Must have a positive attitude with a high level of professionalism and courteousness to represent MPCC in a quality way. The Sports Information Coordinator is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by MPCC and the NJCAA.
Send a (1) letter of interest,(2)current resume, (3) unofficial transcripts, and (4) a completed MPCC application form (available at www.mpcc.edu) to MPCC Human Resources, 1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 69101. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 308-534-5770. Only complete application packets will be considered. The position is open until filled. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by June 17, 2019.
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