Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications is the primary media contact for Illinois State Volleyball and Baseball. The incumbent will work under broad policy guidance, exercising sound judgment when making critical decisions under varying degrees of pressure. He/she will actively participate in game day operations, utilize creative freedom to create engaging media coverage, and participate in the writing and editing of the Redbird Magazine. This individual will also oversee student assistants and serve as a liaison to other Athletic Department units.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field; two years of full-time experience in professional or collegiate athletics; familiarity with Stat Crew Software; strong communication skills; experience with Adobe InDesign, Audition, and Adobe Photoshop.
Desired Qualifications: Master's degree; CoSIDA membership; experience in writing and editing; and demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
The position is a 12-month position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs by January 21, 2018. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females and veterans.
Location: Illinois State University; Campus Box 7130 – Horton Fieldhouse; Normal, IL 61790
Contact: Lisa Mason, Human Resources; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in t...he nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.ilstu.edu/
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.