Working Title: Director of Football Creative Media
Classification Title/Code: Athletics Professional – PSA1
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular 100% time; At-Will; FLSA Exempt
Pay Level: 4A
Apply Before: March 2, 2021
The University of Iowa Department of Athletics seeks a self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the knowledge, ability and interpersonal skills required to serve as Director of Football Creative Media. This is a 100% full-time (at-will and FLSA exempt) position with full University of Iowa benefits; salary range is $42,038 to $55,000 commensurate with education and experience and relevant salary market data.
Responsibilities: Contribute to the Iowa Football Program and assist the Head Football Coach and Director of Recruiting in all aspects of the football program digital content creation process. In coordination with colleagues within the Athletics External Relations unit, the successful individual will be responsible for coordinating, creating, implementing, and maintaining all aspects of creative media required for use in recruiting football student-athletes via social, print, photography, and video media; assist in developing and implementing a social media strategy and plan in promoting the Iowa football program with the focus on recruiting football student-athletes; collaborating with the Director of Recruiting and other staff members regarding all permissible on-campus recruiting events; and other duties as assigned by coaching staff. This position requires frequent travel during the football season, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driver’s license and the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Driving Policy standards.
The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and related events with a workforce of approximately 225 regular employees and 450 temporary employees. Athletics is a people-centric organization that operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. The University of Iowa is a nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings.
Application Details: Visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for keywords “Football Creative Media”. IMPORTANT: Only applications submitted at https://jobs.uiowa.edu will be accepted.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.
Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.
The successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check, as well as a review of their driving record.
Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.
As a part of the University of Iowa’s review of your application and consistent with its policies and practices, the University may access and/or view information about you that is job-related and publicly available on the internet, including but not limited to information on social media sites. The access, viewing and/or use of such information is governed by the University’s Policy on Human Rights, as well as state and federal law.
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Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum of one year of successful experience in creating and implementing digital communications in support of recruiting efforts in collegiate athletics.
Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
the development and management of social media outlets
shooting and editing sports video and/or photography
football recruiting coordinator at the NCAA Division I or II level.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of and ability to:
Work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships.
Perform effectively in a highly regulated, deadline-oriented team environment.
Utilize general office software applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite.
Two to four years of successful experience in creating and implementing digital communications for recruiting purposes at an NCAA Division I football program
Experience working with graphics software such as Adobe Creative Suite™ is highly preferred.
Internal Number: 21001438
About University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/working-at-iowa to learn more.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.