Alabama State University, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, invites applications to fill the position of Director of Strategic Communications. The successful applicant will assist with all aspects of electronic media production, strategic communications plans, public relations initiatives, and the ASU Sports Network programming relating to the university's intercollegiate sports.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create athletic graphics and templates for online digital platforms and select print materials
Assist with training staffing of game day workers, including statisticians, game and shot clock operators, scorekeepers, live stream, and camera operators
Supervise athletic communication operations and game day crew during home sporting events
Assist in maintaining and updating bamastatesports.com athletics website with current rosters, schedules, statistical information, photo galleries, and other related daily content
Assist in facilitating "media days" for student-athletes and teams
Write game recaps, and play/team award articles
Serve as game statistician during select home games using statistical software
Organize, collaborate with, and lead diverse groups, and supervise home contests
Perform other duties as assigned
A Bachelor's degree with excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communications skills, strong proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and general experience with Adobe Creative Suite, have working knowledge of website content management software (i.e., SIDEARM, Prestosports), and statistical software (i.e., Genius Sports, Statcrew). Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Salary $38,900.00 - $45,000.00 Annually Location Montgomery, AL Job Type Full-time Staff Department Athletics Job Number STF-23-0060
Interested candidates should email a letter of application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fill out the school's application HERE
Alabama State University is located in historic Montgomery, Ala., on a beautiful 172-acre campus featuring lush landscaping, historic landmarks and both modern and traditional facilities that pay homage to the University’s proud past and bright future.
The campus is located only a short walk from the state capital, the state government complex and downtown Montgomery, making the downtown business and entertainment district, art galleries, state archives, museums and historical sites readily accessible to students.
ASU has experienced tremendous growth during the past few years, with the addition of a number of new campus buildings to accommodate increased enrollment and exciting new academic programs. The most recent construction includes The New ASU Stadium, the University's $62 million football stadium which opened in November 2012, and the John Garrick Hardy Student Services Center, our 81,000-square-foot facility that is designed to be a one-stop shop for recreation and for transacting important student business.
Other new facilities include two expansive new co-ed residence halls, as well as a renovation and 46,000-square-foot addition to the University's Library and ...Media facility, the Levi Watkins Learning Center, new baseball and softball fields and a football complex, which houses coaches' offices, a state-of-the-art training and weight room, a film room and much more.