The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking a n Assistant Director, Athletics Communication. This position manages all sports information and public relations for women’s volleyball, women’s gymnastics and softball and will assist with other sports as assigned; develop and implement strategies to increase awareness of the department’s achievements through the media; creates, designs, researches, writes and edits publications for assigned sports including media guides, game programs and university websites to create positive public message and image for department, other duties as assigned. This position works in a fast-paced creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience with desktop publishing software, word processing, and general office software programs; statcrew experience with baseball/softball; ability to work with a diverse population; position requires travel, working weekends, and variable hours. Experience in news writing and media relations, preferably in a sports related position; experience in writing, editing, and designing media guides preferred. Must have successful experience working in a collaborative and team oriented environment and act with integrity and personal accountability.
The deadline for applications is Sunday, July 30, 2017. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application for position requisition #430354 at https://www.jobsatosu.com/. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 publi...c universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."