The assistant director of athletic communications will assist in the day-to-day communications and media relations efforts for all 24 varsity athletic programs at Loras College, including the 23 NCAA Division III athletic teams, under the direct supervision of the director of athletic communications. Additional consideration will be given to those candidates who possess experience in creative media, including photography and videography along with statistical experience with StatCrew and NCAA Live Stats. 50% travel time required.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Job Functions
Keep in-game statistics for selected sports
Assist in game management for home athletic events
Shared responsibility for the maintenance and content creation for Duhawks.com and social media channels for athletic programs
Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the director of athletic communications
Assist with daily website content creation and maintenance including student-athlete and coach biographies, rosters, schedules, statistics and press releases
Travel with various teams, representing the athletic communications office
Education and Experience
Bachelor's in communications, sport management or related field
Minimum two years of experience in an athletic communications office, including internship or graduate assistantship work
Skills and Abilities
Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro
Experience with digital photography and videography Must possess advanced writing and editorial skills
Previous experience with the SIDEARM Sports Content Management System
Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge and experience of live streaming software and equipment
Special Working Conditions
Requires weekend, evening and early morning hours
Must maintain working knowledge of compliance regulations as they relate to the NCAA, American Rivers Conference, Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin and Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference
Uphold the branding guidelines and identity standards of Loras College and Loras College Athletics
Apply online at https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/.
SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION MATERIALS
Upon completion of the formal application, please send a work portfolio to Jimmy Naprstek, Interim Director of Communications & Marketing (email@example.com). Portfolio should include work from the following categories: written, video, graphic design, photography.
Loras College is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 04/04/2019
About Loras College
Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers, and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social, and religious roles.As Iowa’s oldest college and the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi, the principles that served as the cornerstone of this institution in 1839 are still vibrant today. For nearly 180 years, bright and deserving students have come to study at Loras College. It is an unbroken line of faculty, staff, students and graduates that has made this college a rich, strong learning community.