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Illinois State University
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications is the primary media contact for Illinois State Volleyball and Baseball. The incumbent will work under broad policy guidance, exercising sound judgment when making critical decisions under varying degrees of pressure. He/she will actively participate in game day operations, utilize creative freedom to create engaging media coverage, and participate in the writing and editing of the Redbird Magazine. This individual will also oversee student assistants and serve as a liaison to other Athletic Department units.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field; two years of full-time experience in professional or collegiate athletics; familiarity with Stat Crew Software; strong communication skills; experience with Adobe InDesign, Audition, and Adobe Photoshop.

Desired Qualifications: Master's degree; CoSIDA membership; experience in writing and editing; and demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

The position is a 12-month position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at by January 21, 2018. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females and veterans.

Illinois State University; Campus Box 7130 – Horton Fieldhouse; Normal, IL 61790

Lisa Mason, Human Resources; Email:

Application Procedure:
Applicants must apply online at

Posting ID: 0710160
Apply by Date: January 21, 2018
Starting Date: Spring 2018