Purdue Athletics is seeking an Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Communications. This position will provide leadership to the department responsible for all strategic communications within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, including media relations, public relations, and digital media. The Associate Athletics Director will serve as a member of the department's senior staff, advise the leadership group on all strategic communications related items/initiatives and fulfill the role of chief spokesperson for the athletic department. This position will also have primary oversight for all communications activities involving Purdue Football.
6 years of progressive experience in oversight and/or execution of strategic communications/public relations
Demonstrated ability to integrate all strategic communication operations within a complex organization, across a variety of mediums
Demonstrated ability to accurately and concisely convey department messaging, which includes excellent written and verbal communication
Personal computer skills and related software capability (ex: Photoshop, excel, desktop publishing, data query, website updating tools)
Excellent management, organizational, analytical and project management skills essential
Ability to meet established deadlines and work effectively with diverse groups of internal and external constituents
Ability to analyze, interpret, communicate, and adhere to University, Big Ten Conference and NCAA policies, procedures, rules and regulations
About Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics
Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime).
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women. Individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
All applicants must apply online at Purdue University to be considered.