Sports Information Director

McKendree University is accepting applications for a full-time Sports Information Director (SID). The SID will report directly to the Director of Athletics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for oversight of a comprehensive public relations program and serving as the primary media contact for McKendree University’s 36 athletic programs. The position will be in charge of distribution of all department related news releases, game statistics reporting, production of department publications, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. The position requires the ability to handle an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Previous work experience with the athletics environment. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with sports information management. 

McKendree University is a private university located in the historic city of Lebanon, Illinois, 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis.  With a total enrollment of over 2,500 students, McKendree offers undergraduate and graduate programs on campus, online, and at off-site locations in Southern Illinois and Kentucky. 

Interviews will begin immediately. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest referencing job #SID34 with a resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.           

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.