Assistant Director of Athletic Communications: Glassboro, NJ
Rowan University is seeking an Assistant Director of Athletic (Salary:
$ 50,000.00 - 55,000.00)
Rowan University is an 11,500-student public institution in southern
New Jersey that enjoys a national reputation for excellence. It is
consistently ranked as a leading institution by publications such as US
News & World Report, Princeton Review and Forbes. The quality of our
academic programs is documented through accreditation and peer review.
We pride ourselves on a teaching and learning environment that is
informed by research/scholarship and creative activity and place a high
value on service. A major milestone toward this goal is the development
of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, the first new allopathic
medical school in New Jersey in more than 30 years.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
will be responsible for the public relations of a NCAA Division III
athletic program with 18 teams. Duties will include writing and editing
press releases, updating and maintaining the athletics website, keeping
statistics at home events, design and layout of game programs, answering
requests from the media and reporting information to the NCAA and the
New Jersey Athletic Conference. This position requires work hours in the
evenings and on the weekends.
Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelors
degree (communications, public relations, journalism or related field)
and one year full-time experience in sports information in collegiate
athletics. Candidates must have an understanding of NCAA rules and
strong interpersonal and communication skills. Extensive knowledge and
experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, QuarkXPress, Microsoft
Word, Stat Crew software and Final Cut Pro.
Preferred: Three years of full-time experience in sports information in
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity
Contact: Send cover letter and resume with references by May 6 to:
Janet Smalley, Athletics, Rowan University Assistant Director of
Athletic Communications Search, Esby Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Road,
Glassboro, NJ 08028 or email firstname.lastname@example.org