UNT competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Conference USA. North Texas’ athletic programs are classified as NCAA Division I, the largest and highest division among all colleges and universities. The 46,000 square-foot Athletic Center located off South Bonnie Brae Street is the centerpiece of North Texas athletics. Athletics strives to conduct a competitive athletics program that promotes faculty, staff, student and community affiliation and participation with the North Texas Athletics. Provide facilities which attract the highest level of talent and allow student-athletes to perform at the highest level in practice and during competition.
Responsible for providing information and publicity for intercollegiate athletics programs. Serve as communications and public relations contact for student-athletes, coaches and administrators for external constituents. Actively promote and publicize key messages while cultivating relationships with local, regional and national media. Responsible for perm ant record keeping and filing of historical data and information of specific intercollegetic athletics programs.
Identifies and implements new and creative strategic communications plans for athletics department. Coordinates media operations for all home football games reporting results of all games and making sure home event runs efficiently and effectively. Fulfills media requests for interviews and information in thorough and timely manner and develops positive relationships with local, regional and national media. Uses social media effectively to help promote athletics department. Produce press releases for selected sports efficiently and in a timely manner. Complies with deadlines established by governing bodies for information and award nominations in a timely and through manner. Complies current statistics for selected sports accurately and in a timely manner. Works with other units in athletic department to help accomplish common goals. Effectively promotes football student-athletes and coaches for media coverage. Provides insightful and informative content for media use in covering team.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Bachelor’s Degree in in related field and three years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
About University of North Texas
The University of North Texas System is a publicly funded institution with five locations in one of the nation’s 10 largest metro areas. Almost 10,000 faculty, staff and student workers are employed in the cities of Dallas, Denton and Fort Worth.Many employees are recognized scholars and teachers whose work supports student success, creates healthier communities and serves the needs of the North Texas region and beyond. Many are skilled staff whose contributions are in administration, maintenance and construction, food service, computer technology, and finance and accounting, among others.