Job Title: Assistant Athletic Director – Media Relations
Job ID: 25052
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Code: 1038/Grade 3
Department: Sports Information
Classification: Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II
CSU Salary Range: $4,693/month - $8,242/month
FLSA Status: Exempt
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About the Position
Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director, the Assistant Athletics Director for Media Relations works independently to achieve specified outcomes. This position provides coordination and oversight to the Athletics Media Relations department in all aspects of the operation. The incumbent serves on the Director’s Council; Handles multiple deadlines while working hours that include nights and weekends; Works closely with the Associate Athletic Director for Football Communications & Special Projects on limited football related media relations projects; and must have initiative and foresight on all new digital media avenues and best practices throughout social media and digital networks.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Effectively interact with local, regional and national media members representing print, broadcast, virtual and social media outlets.
Coordinate, organize and prioritize media interviews for student-athletes, coaches and administrators.
Recommend effective short-term and long-term strategies for student-athletes, coaches and administrators.
When needed, serve as a department spokesperson to the media.
Oversee game-day press row operations for all sports other than football.
Oversee the production and creation of printed materials such as media guides, game programs, game notes and news releases for the department’s intercollegiate athletics teams.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Internal Number: 25052
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