The person in this position will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the department's athletic communications office, including, but not limited to, statistical record-keeping, website maintenance, social media coordination, video webcasting services, photo/video editing, media relations oversight, event management, award nominations, staff/student-athlete profiles, and special event coordination.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.
Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.
For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://careers-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.
Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.
Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer competency required. Experience with Stat Crew software, Adobe Creative Suite, SIDEARM Sports content management system, various social media platforms, video webcasting services, and video editing programs strongly preferred.
Basic photography skills and photo editing knowledge strongly preferred.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel for games expected. Regular evening and weekend shifts required.
Excellent organizational, communication, writing, and leadership skills, whether dealing with individuals or groups, and an ability to work well with different constituents.
Ability to learn and apply University policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance and reliable judgement.
Ability to work on multiple projects under time constraints.
Ability to successfully complete a background check and additional required employee clearances.
Bachelor's degree in athletic communications, sports management or related degree required;
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required with prior experience in athletics or related field strongly preferred.
Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications required. Training and recertification can be provided if necessary.
Compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.
Valid driver's license preferred.
Master's degree preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The standard benefits package for full-time staff includes medical insurance by Independence Blue Cross, dental insurance, University paid life insurance (at the rate of 1.5 times the annual salary), long term disability insurance (after one year of full-time employment), voluntary participation in the 403(b) retirement plan with an immediately available, generous matching contribution, tuition benefits for you and your eligible dependents and paid holidays.
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About Arcadia University
Arcadia is a top-ranked private university offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. More than 4,000 students choose from among 80 fields of study. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top tier of regional universities in the North. A vibrant, engaged campus revolves around the historic Grey Towers Castle and the new Commons student center. Arcadia is Philadelphia's global university and a pioneer in international education.