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University of Dayton
Athletics Communication Assistant

The University of Dayton Athletics Division, a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference and the Pioneer Football League is accepting applications for an Athletics Communication Assistant. The University of Dayton has a broad-based, 17-sport intercollegiate Division I athletics program.

The Athletics Communication Assistant will support the Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications in promoting Dayton Athletics and its student-athletes. This position will assist in the production and editing of promotional content for many of our sports programs. This position will specifically provide support to the baseball program including recording statistics and updating records and may be asked to provide similar support to our other sports programs on an as needed basis. As part of the Athletics communication team, this position will interact and collaborate with the Athletics marketing and multimedia/broadcasting teams to assist in the coordination of accurate and timely communication services to our sports programs. Additionally this position will support the assistant directors of communications with set up and operation of the press facilities at home events.

All UD Athletics employees are expected to comply with all laws, policies, rules and regulations governing the University, the NCAA and the Atlantic 10.

This is a full-time, 9.5 month, hourly position with benefits. Work hours may vary and evening, weekend and some holiday work will be required. Some travel may also be required.

Required qualifications: 
  • HS Diploma and 2 years of successful college coursework (or Assoc Degree),
  • Sports game day experience with ability to work in a fast-paced game day environment,
  • Skilled in TAS/Stat Crew stats keeping software,
  • Strong writing skills including fact-checking and editing,
  • Self-starter and able to work without close supervision,
  • Flexible to travel as needed and able to work irregular hours,
  • Valid driver’s license, maintain a low risk driving record and able to be insured by the University
Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience working in a collegiate athletics communication department,
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud software program,
  • Experience in marketing and promoting using social media platforms,
  • Experience with intercollegiate baseball,
  • Able to demonstrate strong verbal and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with others within a diverse setting,
  • Able to demonstrate organizational and detail-oriented skills.

Please apply at, Posting # S01728P, no later than October 13, 2017.