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Director, Athletic Communication

Company: Denison University
Location: Granville
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job Posting Information

Position Type
Administrative Staff

Classification Title
Administrative Staff

Position Title
Director, Athletic Communication

Position Number

Pay Grade Level
AD 01



Posting Number
S 121301329

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Number of Months

Position End Date


Work Schedule
This position does not have a set schedule. Holidays, weekends and evenings may be required.

Basic Function
Serves as the primary media contact, promotes all sports, and oversees all aspects of internal and external communications for each varsity sport program in the Denison Athletics Department. Compiles and reports results and statistics. Develops and maintains Athletics Department website. Produces game programs, features, and press releases. Trains and supervises assigned staff, including student staff.

Serve as a lead over other employees working for the Athletic Communications office. Responsibilities may include training, scheduling or assigning work and will conduct employee performance evaluations.

Essential Job Functions
Develops and maintains the Athletics Department website and assists with team webpages. Coordinates and maintains social media networks. Writes and distributes features and press releases.

Oversees live audio and video for home competition. Produces game programs.

Compiles statistics and reports results to the NCAA, NCAC, and appropriate media outlets. Distributes news releases to local, regional, and national media sources.

During active matches and games, oversees the public address system, clock, and scoreboard operation and staff.

Trains and supervises assigned staff.

Coordinates interview requests for players, coaches, and staff.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's Degree is required
1-3 years of job experience working in a Sports Information or Athletic Communication department.

Preferred Qualifications
8-10 years of experience working in a Sports Information or Athletic Communication department.

Physical Demands
Minimal physical demands required. Primarily the ability to climb hills and stairs to get to outdoor press boxes.

Sara Lee

Contact Phone/Extension

Contact Email

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

Denison University Background Check Statement
The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement
Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and antiracism (IDEA) at .

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (740)587-6299 or by email at .

Keywords: Denison University, Newark , Director, Athletic Communication, Executive , Granville, Ohio

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