Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director of Fan Experience and Branding, the Director of Community Relations will be responsible for all aspects of operations related to the Department's community engagement and outreach efforts. This includes, but is not limited to: manage all community service requests for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, which include scheduling appearances of coaches, student-athletes, Anteater Band, Spirit Squad and Peter the Anteater; provide assistance in game production duties for fan engagement and enhance the fan experience; assist with the Department's Summer Camps and Clinics program with scheduling and operations. The position will serve as liaison between coaches, student-athletes, administrators and the coordinate with all of the aforementioned entities to facilitate a successful community relations/engagement/outreach program. This position will also assist with the planning, execution and evaluation of an outreach program related to relationships between Intercollegiate Athletics and the campus and external community. The position will work closely with the Intercollegiate Athletics Marketing staff in defining and prioritizing specific objectives and strategies for external support.
Salary: Hourly $21.54
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F varies with camps
Must work some evenings and weekends
High level of responsibility and attention to detail to ensure financial and record security.
Experience using spreadsheets, databases, networks, software packages.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast paced environment with various interruptions.
Leadership skills to work effectively with diverse groups.
Skill to use tact, discretion, confidentiality in internal and external relations.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with promoters, staff, students, vendors and clients.
Knowledge and experience in the principles, practices and trends of management.
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