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Athletic Communications Asst

Apply now Job No: 500898
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Athletics / Media & Sports Info - 500380
Pay Grade: 8 - Non Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in a career opportunity that offers tuition assistance for yourself and dependents, great benefits package, stable campus environment, and more? Join our Athletics department as an Athletics Communication Assistant!

The Athletics Communication Assistant will support the Associate Director of Athletics/Communication in promoting Dayton Athletics and its student-athletes. This entry-level position will assist in the editing of content for many University of Dayton intercollegiate sports programs, provide support to sports programs on an as-needed basis, including updating records, and interacting and working with the Athletics marketing and multimedia/broadcasting teams to assist in the coordination of accurate and timely communication services to our sports programs. Additionally this position supports assistant directors of communications with set up and operation of the press facilities at home events. All UD Athletics employees are expected to comply with all laws, policies, rules and regulations governing the University, the NCAA and the Atlantic 10 Conference.

This is a full time, 10.5 month, hourly position with benefits. Work hours may vary and evening, weekend and some holiday work will be required. Some travel may also be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

HS Diploma and 2 years of successful college coursework (or Associates Degree),
Sports game day experience with ability to work in a fast paced game day environment,
Experienced in TAS/Stat Crew/NCAA Live Stats software,
Strong writing skills including fact checking and editing,
Self-starter and able to work well in a team environment,
Flexible to travel as needed and able to work irregular hours,
Valid driver's license, maintain a low risk driving record and able to be insured by the University.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Bachelor's degree.
Experience working in a collegiate athletics communication department,
Skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud software program,
Experience in marketing and promoting using social media platforms,
Experience with baseball,
Able to demonstrate strong verbal and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with others within a diverse setting,
Able to demonstrate organizational and detail-oriented skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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