Athletic Communications Support

Hamilton, NY

Colgate University

Colgate University

Athletic Communications Support

Requisition Number: 2021CW051Posting
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Division: Athletics
Department: Athletic Communications

Department Statement:
Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore. This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.

Assist Colgate Athletic Communications staff at assigned home varsity athletic events as well as with remote project work. Job duties include, but are not limited to, writing press releases, event recaps and other website content, live tweeting events, creating social and promotional graphics, assisting with the production for the ESPN+ livestream broadcast, delivering play by play or color commentary on the broadcast, keeping statistics, operating a video camera, updating rosters and bios on the website, and organizing photos

Must pay attention to detail. Opportunity to learn new skills in a fun, fast-paced environment. Former student employees in Colgate's athletics marketing and communications office have gone on to secure full-time employment at such prestigious organizations as the NCAA, Syracuse University, Northwestern University, Northeastern University, Princeton University, Duke University, USA Hockey, as well as various minor-league professional sports teams and leagues.

Professional Experience/Qualifications
Prior experience is not necessary.
Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma or GED.

Other Information

Work Schedule:

Job Open Date:

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act

The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgates Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at:

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