University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletic Department Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Communications
The University of Arkansas at Monticello (www.uamont.edu) is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Communications. This is a full-time, non-tenure appointment. UAM conducts background checks on all positions.
Responsibilities: Duties include leading the athletic department’s publicity efforts with news releases, feature stories, game recaps, etc.; distributing information to local, state, regional and national media; serving as on-campus host for all intercollegiate athletic events and coordinating media coverage for those events; designing, writing and editing game programs and other promotional publications for athletics; maintaining athletic records and statistical files; maintaining and updating the athletic website; producing strategic content (stories, photos, videos, etc.) for www.UAMsports.com and social media outlets; promoting student-athletes, coaches and staff members for honors and awards; hiring and managing a staff of student assistants; and serving as the athletic department contact with the Great American Conference and NCAA.
Qualifications: A baccalaureate’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field required. Preference will be given to applicants with at least two years of related experience in a collegiate or professional athletics setting; and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and StatCrew.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience including excellent fringe benefits.
Application Process: Send a letter of application as well as a completed Employment Application (http://uam-web2.uamont.edu/pdfs/FinAdmin/EmploymentApplication.pdf ), complete résumé, names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references (off-list references may be checked) to: Padraic McMeel, Director of Athletics, P.O. Box 3499 UAM, Monticello, AR 71656. Phone: 870-460-1057 or email email@example.com.
Review of applicant data will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. UAM is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and is subject to FOI requests.
About University of Arkansas at Monticello
UAM, one of the thirteen campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in the beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential, and commuter undergraduate institution also offering selected master’s degree programs.