Director of Athletic Communications
Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college
with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a
competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is
located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus,
Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and
Denison is seeking a Director of Athletic Communications to provide
experienced professional leadership in Athletic Communications for
the promotion of 26 intercollegiate sports. This individual must
have demonstrated success in the management of an Athletic
Communications department and provide top-notch marketing and
promotion of high achieving varsity sports across campus, within
the local community, and nationally through multiple methods.
Management and coordination of all operations related to Athletic
Communications including but not limited to media relations,
forward thinking creative solutions, and collaboration with
University Communications. Must have a commitment to equity and
inclusion in all facets of the job.
Minimum requirements include: Bachelor's Degree. Minimum of five
years of related experience in higher education, intercollegiate
athletics. Must possess a growth mindset with elite interpersonal
skills. Demonstrated grace under pressure while meeting multiple
deadlines while working hours that include nights and weekends.
Must have initiative and foresight on all new digital media
avenues, statistical programs and best practices throughout social
media and digital networks. Exceptional interpersonal skills and
experience building relationships with key constituents in a broad
range of industries/fields. Strong strategic and project management
skills. Strong analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to produce and present polished media materials to a
variety of constituents including alumni, prospective
student-athletes, parents, and students. Commitment to ensuring
equality of access and opportunity for all students and ability to
assess potential employers’ commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusion. Willing and available to work nights and weekends as
To learn more about the position and to apply, please
The position will be open until filled.
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 Diversity Guide (https://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide)
. Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity