The Manager for Athletics Communications is responsible for the
strategic development and implementation of communications on
behalf of the Division of Physical Education, Recreation, and
Athletics ( PERA ), including the University’s 25 Division I
varsity athletics programs. These duties include, but are not
limited to, social media and web content, media relations, overall
strategic communication efforts, and supporting marketing, fan
engagement, and ticket sales and operations. The position reports
to the Director, Athletics Communications in the Office of
University Communications. This position works closely with members
of the Colgate athletics department.
Professional Experience/ Qualifications
A minimum of 3–5 years experience in intercollegiate athletics,
communications, project management, marketing, public relations, or
Ability to think strategically, aligning department objectives and
strategic plans with the mission of the University and
Excellent writing, editing, publication, and project management
Knowledge of digital communications best practices strongly
Experience with SideArm or Presto web platforms, NCAA LiveStats,
Stat Crew, Automated Scorebook, and other statistical software is
Knowledge or experience in higher education is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations,
or related field required.
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin,
marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking,
familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from
historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with
disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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