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Assistant Director of Athletic Communication

Job in River Forest - Cook County - IL Illinois - USA
Company: Concordia University Chicago
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-20
Job specializations:
  • Sports/Fitness/Wellness
  • Teaching
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Concordia University Chicago (CUC) invites applications for the full-time, exempt position of Assistant Director of Athletic Communication. This positions is located in River Forest, IL and reports to the Director of Athletic Communication.


The Assistant Director of Athletic Communication is responsible for all athletic communication via social media, the Athletics web site, and announcements related to the Athletic department. The position will work with the University Marketing department and work under University communication policies.

The Assistant Director will work with all the coaches in a positive manner to promote each program to alumni and Cougar followers.

The positon will stay up to date on social media and web related technology to promote all athletic teams. The position will be at the forefront of communication to the University community for athletics. The position will work with media outlets and campus marketing to promote Concordia Chicago Athletics, which includes social media accounts.

This position will work game day and stats table responsibilities, as well as help train the Graduate Assistant(s) for the department. Game day productions will also be part of the duties for all athletic events.

Skill Sets:

  • Game Announcer Work home games and be the voice of the "Cougars"Coordinate with coaches and administration on music for game dayCoordinate with all media and the University Marketing Department
  • Game Cast CoordinatorWork with University on video/audio communication for athletic eventsResponsible for up to date software for statistics and live game information required by NACC and NCAA bylaws
  • Schedule GA workers for athletic coverageWork with GA's to cover athletic events Coordinate GA needs and assignments for home events
  • Social Media Help promote upcoming events Keep current on social media communicationCoordinate information from all programs that is
  • Video and writing skills Edit graphic design for social mediaBe able to publish written game day publicationsBe able to produce written and recruiting literature
  • Minimum Experience Required:

    2 years' experience in college athletics

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in related discipline

    Compensation and Benefits:

    Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

    Application Information:

    Interested individuals should include a cover letter, resume and references with their online application.

    Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation.

    Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.

    About Concordia University Chicago:

    Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, and College of Innovative and Professional Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

    Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at .

    Steadfast in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Holy Scriptures, Concordia University Chicago promotes academic rigor in its liberal arts and professional programs; grounds students in objective truth, integrity, and excellence; and practices faithfulness to the Confessional teachings of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, as it forms students for vocations in church, family, and the world.

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