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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4531 

Occ. Group: 

Sports Information Assistant


East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; 
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; 
 of people and thought is respected; 
 is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; 
 is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and 
 to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in assisting in planning, organizing and coordinating promotional events for athletics. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Examples of Work Performed

Organizes and coordinates promotional events during pre-game and half-time for football and basketball games.

Assists in designing advertising for newspaper, billboards, radio commercials, transit system, etc.

Assists in serving as liaison for Athletic game promotions.

Collects and accounts for monies raised through advertising, program sales and discount ticket promotions.

Assists in preparation of proposals for sponsorships.

Sells ads for sports programs.

Responsible for coordinating various services for press box.

Types news and sports releases, statistical data and other office correspondence.

Handles confidential materials and requests.

Answers telephone giving information to callers, responds to questions, and routing other calls to appropriate area.

Coordinates the sale of programs during sports events.

Supervises student assistants and coordinates work assignments.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, campus community, and public. Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in written form.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to operate word processing equipment. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Must possess valid driver's license. High school graduate or equivalent with 2-3 years of increasingly responsible office experience. Prefer previous experience in Athletics marketing/sales. Willingness to travel and perform duties outside of normal working hours. 

Date         Skill         Eval             
05/01/83      5     523021232

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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