Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Coastal Carolina is an NCAA Division I Institution and a full member of the Sun Belt Conference.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: oversight of the media relations department featuring the promotion and coverage of 19 sports programs, including FBS football. Additional duties include supervision and allocation of staff to cover day-to-day media, statistical and event support needs of all programs and serving as the primary contact for administration and maintenance of the official athletic website. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of four (4) years of full-time media relations/sports information experience at the collegiate or professional level. Successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills including strong writing capabilities for various platforms such as social media, game recaps, etc. Successful candidate will possess strong organizational and leadership skills and proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, StatCrew and web editing software preferred. Must have extensive knowledge of sports and statistical record keeping in addition to working knowledge of NCAA guidelines for media relations.
Interested applicants may apply online at https://jobs.coastal.edu or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Friday. Applicants should include an application, cover letter, resume, writing sample and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Athletic Administrator (UH16/147589). Full-time position with benefits. Normal work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA Employer.
Internal Number: AA00002P
About Coastal Carolina University
Coastal Carolina University is located in historic Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort of Myrtle Beach, one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the nation. It has an enrollment of 10,000 students and is expected to have continued growth for the next several years. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and schools to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees in 51 major fields of study and 40 undergraduate minors. The University also offers master’s degree programs in business administration, education, and coastal marine and wetland studies, as well as a doctorate in marine science. Coastal Carolina University’s many international partnerships make it possible for students to study in places such as Australia, China, Costa Rica, England, Ecuador, France, Galapagos Islands, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Russia, and Spain.