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Assistant Director for Athletic Communications & Media Relations
Location: Geneseo, New York
Salary: $40,000 - $45,000
Higher Education Institution
The SUNY Geneseo Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, a part of the Division of Student and Campus Life, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Athletic Communications and Media Relations.
In this full-time 10-month position you will assist the director in coordinating all aspects of publicizing the student-athlete experience, including the department’s 21 teams and over 450 student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. You will help maintain relationships with information consumers to include local/national media, NCAA, SUNYAC, parents, alumni, fans and donors across various mediums, including the department website (GeneseoKnights.com), social media, live events, webcasts, feature stories and press releases.
Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Providing timely updates to supporters through the dissemination of news releases and other publications;
Website development, implementation, and maintenance;
Further expansion and implementation of a comprehensive social media plan;
Supporting the Office of College Communications and Marketing staff while working collaboratively with other administrative units across the institution;
Continuing the expansion of video streaming/multimedia efforts for the department;
Maintaining department historical records/statistics for all sports;
Reporting regularly to NCAA and SUNYAC;
Preparing staff and student awards nominations;
Assisting in fan promotions and event marketing;
Hiring, training, and supervising student interns to assist with office operations.
Bachelor’s degree by the time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university in a related field;
Displayed commitment to the campus values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Founded in 1871, Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college. Nationally recognized for excellence and value in the liberal arts, Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty, its welcoming atmosphere, and its reputation for producing successful alumni.
Located on 220 acres in the historic Village of Geneseo, and a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo, Geneseo offers a warm environment for learning and discovery. The campus embodies the classic aesthetic of Northeastern colleges with brick walkways, shade trees, and ivy-draped buildings.
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