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Job Standard for Sports Info Coordinator

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Sports Info Coordinator Overview

  • Person Group: Professional
  • Job Code: 75158
  • Pay Grade: P6
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Intermediate
  • Family: Communications & Marketing
  • Function: General Communications


Serves as the primary media relations contact for assigned sports and provides support to other members of the sports information staff when needed and oversees the department’s Creative Services group.

Level Scope

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity.  Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.  May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and 2 years experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines effectively
  • Strong oral and written communication with impeccable grammar
  • Problem solving skills involving groups and/or events
  • Strong knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations regarding compliance issues
  • Strong knowledge and experience of journalism or media/public relations

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Sports Info Coordinator must:

  • Write and publish weekly press releases, media guides and game programs
  • Organize and coordinate event management for assigned sports as well as assisting with other SID’s sports when needed
  • Publish and update game results, game stories, statistics and general information on the web in relation to assigned sports as well as making sure the website is up to date with information about Boise State teams, coaches, student-athletes and other activities in the athletic department
  • Coordinate interviews, correspondence and media relations with media outlets, opponents, and conference office in relation to assigned sports
  • Facilitate reporting and archiving of statistics and photos for the sport assigned
  • Assist in oversight of office staff, including mentoring
  • Represent the university at necessary community functions

35% of Time the Sports Info Coordinator

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Sports Info Coordinator

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and requiring wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Some travel is required with possible overnight stay for the Sports Info Coordinator

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.