This position serves as a dynamic leader within the Athletics Department. This position will oversee all of the Athletics Communications with a primary focus on public relations, communications, and marketing initiatives with department strategies. The position oversees day-to-day operations of the athletics communications department, including broadcasting, live-streaming, sponsorships, sports information functions, and marketing.
Minimum of 3-5 years progressive experience in communications/marketing management.
Strong knowledge and understanding of an Athletics Department at a post-secondary collegiate level.
Knowledge of effective public relations and communications strategies as they relate to intercollegiate athletics.
Strong background in writing, editing, and design: experience in all forms of digital media (website, social, video, mobile)
Extensive technological proficiency including experiences with Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign and Photoshop), IMovie, StatCrew, LiveStats and other relevant software programs necessary to perform the job duties described.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation, and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the College.
Aquinas College, has approximately 1500 traditional student undergraduates. It is an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic and Dominican traditions, provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common goo...d. Founded in 1886 by the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids, MI, Aquinas College is recognized as the exceptional Catholic liberal arts college that prepares individuals for careers of leadership and service in developing a sustainable and just global community. Aquinas College is recognized by its values: Faith, Service, Learning and Community.