Hiring Department: Athletics Department - Communications
Minimum Hiring Salary / Position Classification: $34,000/Annual, Full-time, Benefited, Exempt
Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm; includes evenings, weekends, and holidays
For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM on the closing date, July 26, 2018. Apply online at www.und.edu/jobs Reference Job ID 4595.
Qualified internal candidates will receive first consideration.
Position Details: A Complete Position Description is available as an attachment in the bottom right corner of this position announcement.
The University of North Dakota is seeking applicants for an Assistant Director of Communications. This position will assist the Senior Assistant AD of Communications and other members of the communications staff in all aspects of athletics communications to include but not limited to:
Serve as primary communications contact for assigned sports including but not limited to media requests and inquiries, website updates, statistic clerical work, pre/post game information for media.
Assist external operations unit in content creation for website and social media
Oversee press area at assigned events including student-interns and stat crew
Assist with other sports as assigned
Ensure that academic award nominations and other award nominations are submitted in a timely manner
Participate in various athletic department functions and meetings, as well as UND campus functions and meetings
Other duties as assigned by Senior Assistant AD/Communications and Athletics Director
Ability to work with a diverse group of student-athletes, coaches, and staff
Must have a commitment to NCAA compliance and follow all NCAA, conference and UND rules and regulations.
Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student athletes including a valid driver’s license.
Must complete a successful criminal history background check.
Minimum 3 years of full-time or undergraduate/graduate or internship experience in NCAA Division I athletics media relations.
Experience at a proficient level in desktop publishing.
Experience using the following software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, StatCrew, Microsoft Office.
Supervisory experience to supervise a full-time staff, graduate assistants, interns, and student assistants as well as game-day event staff
Successful completion of criminal history background check
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Experience working and/or hosting NCAA Championship events
Experience assisting with television production of sporting events
Experience with HTML coding
Internal Number: Job ID 4595
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