Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations
UNC Asheville Overview: UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed.
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.
UNC Asheville's commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (http://www3.unca.edu/spcms3/) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Title: Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations
Division: Office of the Chancellor
Position Summary: The Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations reports to the Director of Athletics and manages all aspects of External Relations for the Athletics Department. Primary responsibilities include managing media relations/communications, social media/digital strategies, video production, marketing, promotions, ticketing sales and service, and other related duties assigned by the Director of Athletics. The position will supervise staff assigned to the above areas.
Position Number: 000471
Months per Year: 12 Months
Full Time/Part_Time: Full-Time
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number: E0184
Required Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelor's degree required and a minimum of three to five years of experience in sports management and external relations such as communications, corporate sponsorships, advancement, marketing, ticketing, etc. or a comparable position within athletics, business, advancement, or communications.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skills: Master's preferred. A minimum of four years of experience working in sports information, preferably at Division One, is also required. Preference will be given to applicants with full-time professional experience.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of sports information and the critical components for marketing and branding Athletics teams
Ability to set priorities, handle multiple assignments and deadlines, and to display excellent judgment while working in a flexible and professional manner.
Ability to interact professionally and effectively with students, athletics teams, staff, faculty, parents, and the general public and community.
Ability to build positive awareness of athletic department, teams and student- athletes.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrate ability to effectively plan, meet deadlines, and accomplish goals.
Ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrate excellent organizational, prioritization, and attention to detail skills.
Demonstrate experience working in a collaborative, team-oriented, office environment.
Demonstrate motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the University.
Recruitment Range: $50,000-$55,000
Work Schedule and Hours: University business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This position will have a typical administrative workload, with additional hours to meet the needs of the University. Nights, weekends, and some travel will be necessary due to the nature of the operations of the department.
Posting Date: 07/11/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Anticipated Start Date:
Special Instructions to the Applicant: Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.
Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.