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Job ID: 170856

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Stevens Institute of Technology


Date Posted Nov. 1, 2021
Title Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Public Relations/Marketing
    Athletics
 
 

Job Description

Job title:          Assistant Director of Athletic Communications (full-time)

*Salary Range: *Commensurate with experience

Department:   Physical Education, Athletics & Recreation

Reports to:      Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and Events

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures of the Department of Physical Education, Athletics & Recreation and University as well as the rules and regulations of the Middle Atlantic Conference and MAC Freedom, the NCAA, and other authorities that may legitimately influence the intercollegiate athletics program.
  • Write and disseminate select press releases, weekly newsletter, team reviews and previews, brochures, event programs, monthly calendars, departmental meeting minutes, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications to develop and implement a social media strategy for the promotion of the department and the student-athletes.  
  • Design and produce promotional materials to support all intercollegiate home events.
  • Work with conference office as well as national governing bodies of assigned sports to nominate student-athletes for weekly, and season awards.
  • Maintain an important role in game day operations to include public address announcing, in-game statistics, webcast production, setup and breakdown of the facility, supervision of gameday student staff, and other game day responsibilities as assigned.
  • Compile team statistics for intercollegiate sports assigned each season.
  • Collaborate with coaching staff of assigned sports in monitoring all team records and milestones.
  • Assist in managing all facets of the department website ( http://www.stevensducks.comwww.stevensducks.com).
  • Assist with score reporting to national, regional, conference, and local bodies.
  • Help maintain photo library system.
  • Assist with department archives.
  • Participate in College Sports Information Directors of America, including nominating student-athletes for Academic All-America recognition.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Complete all required departmental and institutional training and certification programs and participate regularly in available professional development opportunities.
  • Chair department’s promotions committee to enhance school spirit and increase interest in and attendance at intercollegiate athletic events.
  • Serve on Stevens’ Athletics Hall of Fame committee and record and archive all meeting minutes.
  • Responsible for representing the department on university-wide committees and at meetings as necessary.

*Qualifications: *
Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.

Experience

  • Two years of experience in an intercollegiate athletics setting is strongly preferred.
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR, AED is required, but training will be provided as needed.

Specific Skills:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally, including written, interpersonal, and public speaking.
  • Familiarity with NCAA statistical services including NCAA Live Stats and Stat Crew
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software (Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Must be willing to work early morning, evening, weekends, and holidays.

Compensation:
Grade: 5

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSFa ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Department
Sports Information Office

General Submission Guidelines:
In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.


 
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