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University of Oklahoma
Athletics Communications Assistant

Campus: Norman
Schedule: Full-time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; frequent nights, weekends, holidays, and overnight travel as required
Salary Range: $23,670 ($11.38/hour)
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Work Samples (2)

Athletics Communications Assistant will serve as the primary/secondary contact for sports as assigned, acting as a liaison between the athletics department and all media.

Must submit at least two (2) work samples to Mike Houck, Assistant Athletics Director for Strategic Communications (

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related field OR equivalent combination of education/job related experience AND 24 months of experience in collegiate/professional athletics communications as a student/intern.

  • Strong writing, editing, computer, organizational, interpersonal, oral communication and mentoring skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Statcrew statistical software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that includes night and weekend hours
  • Ability to gain and maintain working knowledge of university, Big 12, and NCAA rules and regulations as they pertain to publicity and promotional efforts

  • Driver's License

Advertised Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to see including color, depth perception and clarity, touch, feel, grasp, and engage in repetitive motions

Departmental Preferences:
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and engage a variety of stakeholders, particularly students and other on-campus groups
  • Digital photography experience
  • Working knowledge of university, Big 12, and NCAA rules and regulations

Special Indications: Hiring contingent upon background check

Application: Applicants MUST apply for this position online at job requisition 173592, or use the quick link (

For further information on this or other OU job opportunities, please call (405) 325-1826 or web site

Special Instructions:
If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit here (

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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