Lafayette College, located in Easton, PA, is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia.
Lafayette College, an NCAA Division I institution (FCS football) with 23 sports and a charter member of the Patriot League (American, Army, Boston Univ., Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lehigh, Loyola, Navy), seeks ambitious candidates for a position in its Athletic Communications Department.
The successful candidate, a key member of the department, will assist the director of athletic communications with all aspects of a robust and progressive athletic communications strategy.
To successfully accomplish the goals of this position, the assistant director of athletic communications will:
Serve as the primary public relations contact for men’s or women’s basketball and several other sports to be determined by the strengths of the applicant pool and department.
Record in-game statistics while also maintaining statistics archives for assigned sports.
Produce website, print and social media
May contribute in roles on project teams and working groups within the Communications Division and Athletic Department.
Employee benefits include:
Flexible, remote work schedules
Health, dental and vision, life insurance
Professional development opportunities
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience in athletic communications or related fields.
Ability to handle several tasks at once while meeting deadlines is a must.
Emphasis on strong writing and communications skills with a background in public relations or related fields preferred.
Please apply online using the following link and provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references: http://apply.interfolio.com/123036
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive and supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining and developing a learning environment where difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.
Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies.