Operations, Operations - Marketing/Promotions, Operations - Sports Information
4 Year Degree
Located in beautiful and historic Uptown New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit, Catholic institution of higher education, welcoming students of diverse backgrounds and preparing them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. The university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to 3,800 students from 48 states and 39 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Loyola University 10th Best Regional University in the South, 4th in the region for diversity, and 12th “Best Value” in the South. Chartered in 1912, Loyola fosters a rigorous, critical education dedicated to a tradition of service, social justice, and the development of the whole person.
Within the framework of the Loyola University New Orleans mission of educating the whole person, the Director of Athletic Communications will fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position. This role will be responsible for coordinating the media relations of the department including the creation and dissemination of all athletic communications, formation and implementation of new media strategy, keeping statistical information for 17 intercollegiate sports, and supervising game day table staff. The incumbent will also assist in the marketing and promotions of the department. This is a full time 12-month position.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred. Minimum of 2 years of experience in athletics administration, collegiate sports publicity or related field. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe Photoshop & InDesign, DakStat/Stat Crew and a Content Management System and all social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, Intstagram, YouTube, etc) are required. Ability to work effectively with college student-athletes, faculty, staff alumni and members of the community. A philosophy of intercollegiate athletics which places the highest emphasis on the pre-eminence of the academic mission of the institution and the role of athletics as a part of the student’s total educational experience for both student-athletes and all other students. Must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management.
Proficiency in live streaming production software preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The Athletic Communications Director must be able to perform other physical duties required for set up of athletic events. Must be able to carry objects up to 25 lbs.
Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.
Loyola University New Orleans, a Jesuit and Catholic institution of higher education, welcomes students of diverse backgrounds and prepares them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. Inspired by Ignatius of Loyola's vision of finding God in all things, the university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, while ...also offering opportunities for professional studies in undergraduate and selected graduate programs. Through teaching, research, creative activities, and service, the faculty, in cooperation with the staff, strives to educate the whole student and to benefit the larger community.