Position Summary: Rogers State University is accepting applications for an Assistant AD for Communications. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison to members of the media, write news releases and game notes, supervise webcast and compile statistics for athletic events. The ideal candidate will be flexible, enjoy working with a variety of sports and activities and will represent the University and the Athletic Department in a highly professional manner.
Reports to: Director of Athletics Hours: Nights, weekends, and holidays, as necessary Position: Full time
Primary Duties: Content creation, editing, website management; experience in writing, editing and designing game stories and game notes; experience in stating athletic events; work athletic events, and assist with staff management; archiving individual and team statistics; archiving all photography; candidate will need to be available to travel with teams occasionally and work nights, weekends, and holidays, as necessary.
Secondary Duties: The successful candidate will develop strong relationships with local media outlets, develop strategies for social media initiatives and athletic department with any other media relations duties; may also be required to provide radio/television commentaries in the form of interviews, play-by-play work and public address announcing.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in communications, journalism or related area of study.
Master's Degree. At least three years of experience in content creation, editing, website management, journalism, or related field.
Knowledge and Skills:
Proficient writing skills as well as desktop publishing, Adobe Creative Suite and web publishing. Experience with statistical software (The Automated Scorebook, etc.)
Internal Number: S00002FY2022
About Rogers State University
Rogers State University is a regional four-year university in northeastern Oklahoma recognized for high-quality academic programs, nurturing scholastic atmosphere, distance learning options, and high-technology learning environments.RSU offers a variety of bachelor and associate degrees to assist our students in achieving their personal and professional goals. In addition, the university provides students with a vibrant campus life and active student organizations to foster their development both inside and outside of the classroom.