Assistant Director of Athletics Communications
Full Job Description
Job no: 492757
Work type: Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletics Communications. This is a full-time, 10-month reporting position with benefits.
Under the general direction of the Director of Athletics Communications, the Assistant is responsible for promoting the College’s twenty-two varsity athletics programs, as well as fitness and recreation programs, through written, verbal and electronic communications. Primary duties include overseeing the upkeep of the Athletics Department’s main social media platforms, as well as the operation of the Kenyon Sports Connection, an online endeavor encompassing live game broadcasts, in-game statistics, coach/student interviews, and occasional feature stories.
The Assistant Director of Athletics Communications will also maintain the College’s athletics website, write press releases and game summaries, compile in-game statistics, and cultivate communication with coaches, administrators, student-athletes and media.
In addition to office hours, the Assistant Director of Athletics Communications will be expected to work evenings and weekends, as required, and will travel to cover Kenyon’s teams when necessary. Other duties may be added with the addition of new technologies and expectations within the field.
It is also expected that the Assistant Director of Athletics Communications embraces the department mission of fostering learning and developing community with a focus on the values of citizenship, competition, resiliency, sportsmanship and teamwork within Kenyon’s unique campus culture. Successful candidates will be able to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in their support for students from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, religious and national backgrounds.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous experience in a sports information/athletics communications office is preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge in rules and statistics of the sports that Kenyon offers.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Compensation and Benefits
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation’s finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Staff Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.
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