Designs, writes, and oversees the production of printed promotional materials including catalogs, brochures, and program and media guides. Responds to requests for information from media personnel and the public; distributes promotional materials; disseminates information via the appropriate media. Plans, coordinates, and manages special events including press conferences, press luncheons, and athletic banquets. Oversees the supervision of personnel to include:work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performances. Travels with university athletic teams; provides team information to representatives of the opponent’s sports information office. Coordinates and produces financial, budget, and other reports, proposals, and analyses for management, to include monthly financial statements and/or funds distribution reports. Serves on committees which recommend, coordinate, and implement changes and/or improvements in fiscal controls, policies, procedures, and/or financial and human resource management systems. Develops and maintains close contact with local media and those who cover Western Athletic Conference sports; organizes press conferences, sets up individual interviews, responds to questions, issues press credentials, and provides results and statistics of the university’s non-revenue sports events. Manages the press box at all home football games, including overseeing the statistics crew, addressing problems of media and press box employees, and screening all public service announcements. Organizes and supervises photo sessions for all sports to provide head and shoulder photos of athletes and posed action shots; mails film clips of each week’s football and basketball games to media covering succeeding games. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Eight (8) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
About New Mexico State University Athletics
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico's Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $ 140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state's NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment. NMSU IS an EEO-AA employer.