Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Athletic Director - Communications. Indiana University Kokomo athletics is an intercollegiate athletic program and a Division II member of the NAIA. IU Kokomo offers men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s golf, baseball, women’s tennis, women’s soccer and men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track. This position is a full-time 12 month benefits eligible position.
Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Assistant Athletic Director will assist in all aspects of successful professional management of the athletic department with the goal of increasing the profile of IU Kokomo Athletics and enhancement of the student athlete experience. Specific duties include but are not limited to: managing all website content and design, all marketing materials and public communication documents for athletics (printed & web), manage all in game statistical needs as well as game recaps, game programs, scripts for PA announcer, in game promotions and overall coordination of in game event management. Document all records and historical milestones. Manage all media contacts and building relations with various local and regional outlets. Liaison to IU Kokomo media and marketing office for athletic communications. Manage all video and broadcasting content including hiring and staffing play by play broadcasters and video operators. Develop video content for website. Assist in development of a cohesive social media plan and execution. Serve on IU Kokomo, River States Conference and NAIA committees when possible. Other administrative duties as assigned.
To apply for this position, go to jobs.iu.edu/. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in communications, sports management, or journalism field with a minimum of two years working experience in a sports information office, or related field. Working knowledge of in-game statistical programs is desired, but not mandatory. Proficiency in desktop publishing software (Adobe Photoshop/InDesign and/or similar programs) is required. Outstanding written, communication and interpersonal skills required. Flexibility to travel and work nights and weekends is required. Ability to work on deadline and manage several tasks simultaneously required. Working knowledge of university and NAIA rules and regulations preferred
About Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana University Kokomo is a small, friendly campus where you can earn a well-respected degree from Indiana University. Choose from a wide variety of academic majors, attend classes on campus as well as online, and utilize services that empower you to achieve your educational and personal goals. It is the mission of IU Kokomo to enhance the lives of the residents of north central Indiana through our academic programs, through our activities and organizations, and through our community engagement.