The Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications reports to the Senior Associate Athletics Director of External Affairs and is responsible for the development and administration of all athletic communications and media relations for the University’s Division I Intercollegiate Athletic Program in accordance with all NCAA regulations.
2. Three to five years of experience in sports information, athletic administration, journalism or public relations required. Experience at the Division I level preferred.
3. Thorough knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.
4. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
5. Knowledge of Genius Sports-LiveStats and StatCrew statistical programs are essential; knowledge of the following computer programs is also required: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier.
6. Familiarity with the working press.
7. Strong written and oral communication skills.
8. Willingness to travel, and work varied and flexible hours as required including evenings and weekends.
9. Accessibility to a car for travel to away games and as needed.
10. Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record in accordance with the university’s Motor Vehicle Policy. A DMV check will be required at the time of hire and thereafter as deemed appropriate by the university. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the DMV check.
11. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
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About Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan located in Teaneck, NJ is home to 21 NCAA Division I teams. A member of the Northeast Conference, the Knights have had tremendous success in the classroom, in athletic competition, and giving back to the Bergen County community.
In 2019-20 year, FDU won NEC championships in men's soccer and women's indoor track & field. FDU student-athletes were also recognized for their efforts in the community by winning the NEC Building Communities Award with over 3,000 community service hours. Other recent milestones include men's basketball winning the 2019 NEC championship and going on to win the first NCAA Tournament game in school history. In addition to recent championships, FDU also holds two NCAA National Championships in the sport of bowling (2006, 2010).