1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Any one or any combination of the following, totaling three (3) years (36 months) from the following categories:
(A) Bachelor’s degree in public relations, advertising, marketing, communications, organizational leadership, graphic design or other closely related field.
- 60 semester hours or an Associate’s degree equals one (1) year (12 months
- 90 semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
- 120 semester hours or a Bachelor’s degree equals three (3) years (36 months)
(B) Progressively more responsible professional experience in areas such as, communications, promotions, public relations, marketing, journalism, sales and/or the preparation of advertising materials for mass media or other closely related field.
3. Demonstrated experience in sales at the Division 1 level.
4. Demonstrated experience in marketing various sports programs and coordinating donor events.
5. Demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design programs.
NOTE: Part-time employment is calculated to a full-time equivalent.
This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment criminal background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.
The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree, demonstrated participation with outside community organizations, demonstrated experience with fan engagement and game scripting, familiarity with video board use/creativity and ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.
(Click here for employment application). Applications containing employment information from your first job through your current position, a detailed resume (that includes your e-mail address) and a copy of your college/university transcripts and/or DD214 if applicable, must be received in Human Resource Services by 4:30 p.m. on 1/20/17. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Current NIU employees need to complete a "Civil Service Request to Test" form click here) and submit it along with the above noted documents to Human Resource Services by 4:30 p.m. on 1/20/17.
NOTE: ANY APPLICANT WHO FAILS TO SUBMIT A DETAILED RESUME OF EXPERIENCE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you have previously submitted a Civil Service application and wish to apply for this position, please phone 815-753-6000, otherwise, completed applications and supporting documents should be mailed or delivered to Human Resource Services at 1515 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115, emailed to email@example.com or faxed to 815-753-2335.
NOTE: The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. You will receive a score that is calculated based on your experience and credentials. Your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names of the top three scores will be referred to the department for interviewing.
Northern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution