UCF Athletics at the University of Central Florida, an NCAA Division I institution and American Athletic Conference (The American) member, is seeking applications for a Communications Assistant.
Under the direction of the Associate A.D., Strategic Communications, the selected candidate assists in the day-to-day management of the Athletics' Communications department within UCF, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; planning and implementing communications strategies for assigned sports; travel and game-day operations; promoting UCF Athletics through a targeted public and community relations effort; and supporting marketing initiatives.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of appropriate experience. Prefer communications / sports information experience at the collegiate level. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, and statistical software, as well as strong communication, organization, writing, editing and social media skills also preferred. Video experience is also preferred. As a UCF Athletics staff member, the selected candidate will be a person of integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules as they apply to the UCF Athletics program.
Cover letter, resume, and three professional references will be accepted until the position is filled.
Note: the person selected for this position will be employed by UCF Athletics, which is a Direct Support Organization (DSO) of the University of Central Florida.
About UCF Athletics
The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando. UCF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and is currently one of the largest universities in the country. UCF Athletics sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports programs at the NCAA Division I level and competes as a member of American Athletic Conference (The American).
UCF Athletics is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity, and fosters an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive for all members of our community. We are committed to developing a culture of leadership through our employees and student-athletes, embracing the backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to UCF Athletics in Our Quest for Excellence. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. To learn more about UCF and Athletics, please visit our websites at www.ucf.edu and www.ucfknights.com.