Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletics Communications Director. The Assistant Athletics Communications Director will serve as the primary media contact for Illinois State Women's Basketball. The incumbent will work under broad policy guidance, exercising sound judgment when making critical decisions under varying degrees of pressure. He/she will actively participate in game day operations, utilize creative freedom to create engaging media coverage, produce creative social media content that is engaging and assists in recruiting, and participate in the pitching and writing of feature stories about coaches, student-athletes and staff. This individual will also oversee student assistants and serve as a liaison to other Athletic Department units.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field; Two years of full time experience in Professional or Intercollegiate Athletics; Familiarity with Stat Crew Software; Strong communication skills and social media content creation background; Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and social media platforms.
Desired Qualifications: Master's degree; experience in writing and editing.
The position is a full time position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs by September 8, 2019. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females and veterans.
Location: Illinois State University; Campus Box 7130 – Horton Fieldhouse; Normal, IL 61790
Contact: Brandy O’Grady, Human Resources; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs
Posting ID: 0712422
Apply by Date: September 8, 2019
Starting Date: October 2019
Internal Number: 0712422
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.