CarrSports partners with CoSIDA in Search For Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Monday, Dec. 16, 2021

CoSIDA Opens Search for Next Executive Director

The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the second oldest professional development association in all of intercollegiate athletics, is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. CarrSports Consulting is assisting CoSIDA with the national search.

A 3,200+ member association that was founded in 1957, CoSIDA is comprised of the sports public relations, media relations and communications/information professionals throughout all levels of collegiate athletics in the United States and Canada.

CoSIDA has two primary missions as it seeks to have its profession, organization and membership take its rightful leadership role within the decision-making levels of the intercollegiate athletics community.

The first is to assist communications and public relations professionals at all collegiate levels with professional development and continuing education, helping its members deal in a strategic and effective manner with the various issues, challenges and opportunities that exist within the fast-paced and ever-changing collegiate communications environment.

The second is to play a significant leadership and resource role (i.e. “Strategic Communicators for College Athletics”) within the overall collegiate athletics enterprise, thus helping other management groups and their respective memberships deal with the set of communications-based issues that is the most complex and
challenging in history.

CoSIDA’s Executive Board of Directors is comprised of elected officer positions (President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, 3rd Vice President, immediate Past President and a Secretary), along with six other Board appointees who are at-large and college division representatives. These athletic PR professionals, along with a five member staff (Executive Director, Associate Executive Director, Director of Professional Development & External Affairs, Director of Membership Engagement and Director of Creative Services) compose the organization’s leadership group.

The Executive Director and staff work remotely in a virtual environment.

Current Executive Director Doug Vance, who has served in that position since 2013, will be retiring following the organization’s 2022 Convention in June.

To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by February 4, 2022, and the applicant portal will remain open until the hiring process is completed. Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, resume/vitae, and a maximum of five (5) references.

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