Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Basic Functions: Assist the Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Communications with the daily operation of Denison's NCAA Division III athletic department. Perform duties of the Director if needed in his/her absence. Cover administrative assignment for the department as needed.
Essential Job Functions: Provide coverage for Denison's 23NCAA Division III varsity athletic programs. Maintain the athletics department website, compile game and season statistics and report scores and statistics to media outlets, NCAA and the NCAC. Assist with producing programs, recruiting material, feature articles, press releases, and media content. Provide oversight to the Denison Sports Network by scheduling student broadcasters for all athletic department audio and video broadcast streams; supervise students working at athletic events. Follow the University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is required. Elite problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and communication and public relations skills. Possess excellent organization, communications and public relations skills; feature excellent writing and editing skills; have knowledge of both Mac and Windows operating systems, extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite as well as Stat Crew statistical systems. Must be able to work with tight deadlines. Candidate must be willing to work irregular hours (nights, weekend) and some travel will be required for championship events. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy.
Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of two years of experience in intercollegiate sports information or media relations/communications field. Experience with video editing software (iMovie, Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro). Broadcasting experience and the ability to mentor student broadcasters. Experience utilizing social media to increase visibility and grow the University's brand. Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.