This is a 12-month full time appointment, reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. The Director of Athletic Communications, working within the external relations team, primary responsibility is to publicize Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreation and assigned sports. The candidate should be a creative and motivated individual, eager for hands on experience in the areas of media relations, graphic design, video and digital and social media.
Two years experience in a collegiate sports information office or closely related field.
Experience working with graphic design and publication software.
Experience working with statistics software.
Experience with content management systems for the web.
Experience in videography.
Experience with various social media platforms.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
Demonstrated willingness and ability to travel and work flexible hours.
Proven experience in the use and development of the World Wide Web and social media.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty and staff.