Assistant Athletics Director for Communication, Athletics - #603318

Flagstaff, Arizona
Commensurate with experience.
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Athletics Director for Communication, Athletics - #603318

Northern Arizona University’s Athletics’ Department is seeking an Assistant Athletics Director for Communications. Job duties include providing departmental oversight and strategic planning for all external communications involving Intercollegiate Athletics to include print, website and social media, providing creative planning and comprehensive content development as well as leading initiatives to build upon and enhance the NAU brand. Athletic Department liaison to local, regional and national, along with serve as the point of contact for University’s Public Affairs Team. Serve as the primary contact for football and men’s basketball. Manage Communications team, design, coordinate, and produce all publications, including media guides, news releases and brochures, and compile team statistics and records. Oversee game day and press box operations and various other duties. Supervise content of website and social media efforts. Travel with teams playing away games to promote interest and attendance as required. Serve as an official source for vital statistics and general information describing university athletics and teams.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or related field and three years related experience in collegiate athletics, or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: August 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Please see for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.