University of Mount Olive has an immediate opening for a Director of Athletics Communications. Duties include managing all aspects of athletics communications, including event coverage, maintaining the website, generating publicity for the athletics program, and supervising two graduate assistants and a team of student workers.
Application: Send letter of application, resume, and list of at least three references to Joey Higginbotham, Director of Athletics, University of Mount Olive, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until the position is filled. University of Mount Olive is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcome applicants from underrepresented groups.
Requirements: bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Sport Management, or related field (master’s degree preferred); athletics communications experience at the professional or collegiate level; excellent writing and computer skills; experience with in-game statistical programs, such as Stat Crew and Genius; experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office programs; and strong knowledge of social media platforms.
University of Mount Olive is a private four-year institution located in eastern North Carolina, one hour from Raleigh and 75 minutes from the coastal city of Wilmington. A Division II member of Conference Carolinas, UMO sponsors 22 competitive intercollegiate sports teams. UMO has finished first or second in the standings for the Hawn Cup, the conference award for the top overall athletics program, in each of the last 10 years, and the average UMO team GPA has been over a 3.0 for the last 20 semesters. To learn more about the University of Mount Olive and its athletics program, visit www.umotrojans.com.