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Athletic Communication Assistant

Employer
Marist College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Other Communications, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Title:

Athletic Communication Assistant

Department:

Athletics

Job Summary:

The Athletics Department at Marist College invites applications for a part-time, 12-month position as Athletics Communications Assistant. The Athletics Communications Assistant will work under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director, Athletics Communications in preparing, collecting and dissemination of sports data in a timely manner for all 23 Division I programs, in addition to specific sports assignments. Marist College is an NCAA Division I program in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in communications or related field or equivalent experiences. Experience with all forms of digital media including website, social media, video and mobile. Strong writing and digital media skills; ability to communicate effectively with coaches, media and staff; experience with Division I sports information departments. Experience with Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Stat Programs, and Microsoft Word.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for staffing home events for assigned sports, including production of game programs, overseeing statistical staff, and performing public address announcing (if necessary). Produces content for GoRedFoxes.com and social media platforms. Maintains accurate records for GoRedFoxes.com (including rosters, schedules, and statistics). Maintains historical database for assigned sports.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in Division I college athletics strongly preferred.

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, & 3 Professional References

Special Instructions:

Certification in CPR, first aid and AED will be required prior to the completion of probation period.

About the Department:

A conference leader in athletic and academic success, the Marist College Department of Athletics sponsors 23 Division I sports that compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and the Pioneer Football League (PFL – Football Championship Subdivision). In its history, Marist is the MAAC all-time leader in conference championships and overall Commissioner’s Cups, an award that celebrates overall excellence and athletic achievement. The Red Foxes have led the conference in MAAC Academic Honor Roll for 20 straight seasons.

The Athletics is engaged in an athletic/academic partnership to produce varsity athletics competitions on ESPN platforms using students to facilitate these broadcasts. This partnership has yielded expanded coverage for numerous teams, and provided students the tools needed to position themselves for a career in media production upon graduation.

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about

Type of Position:

Part-time

Classification:

Administrative

Months per Year:

12-month

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, Evenings, Weekends, Occasional Holidays

Hours per Week:

29

Location:

Marist College Main Campus

Number of Positions Openings:

1

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

Advertised: September 26, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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