Position Summary: Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Athletic Communications.
The candidate would be expected to: perform all media relations duties and promotion pertaining to specified men's and women's programs, including at least two major sports programs; assist in athletics events, including the year-end athletics awards banquet; assist in the direction of all aspects of running the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Communication Office; compile and organize recent and historical statistical information; coordinate press-related activities.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Bachelor's degree
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must have an understanding of the University's concern for academics as well as athletic excellence
Required Years of Experience:
Other Requirements: Collegiate communications experience. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations along with sports information experience, including StatCrew software. Ability to work evening and weekend hours and travel as necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: Publication design experience with InDesign and Photoshop. Experience using a variety of social media platforms, and experience designing documents for print and production.
Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,700 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including three doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.