Under the general direction of the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Communications, responsible for administering the public relations arm of the athletics department within the rules of the NCAA, the American Athletic Conference and The University of Tulsa.
Primary sport contact for men’s basketball, softball and cross country
Secondary contact with football and oversees volleyball intern
Assists with the overall operation of the athletic media relations office, and undertakes duties assigned by the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Communications
Designs social network graphics
Assists with the maintenance and updating of the official TU athletics web site and social networking sites
Handles layout, design and editing of various sport publications
Operates and manages computer stat programs for men’s basketball, softball and football (Stat Crew)
Writes press releases, game notes, advances, previews, game recaps, special features for assigned sports
Maintains updated records, statistics, photographic archives for assigned sports
Promotes student-athletes of responsible sports through various media entities
Serves as a liaison between the TU athletic department and media
Procures media coverage for all assigned sports
Serves as the primary contact for the American Athletic Conference and NCAA office for assigned sports
Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of full-time experience in athletic media relations or sports information; excellent oral, written, and social media skills, strong work ethic and self-starter, excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail; willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, 3-4 work samples and contact information for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (918) 631-3543. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is February 1, 2017.
The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer F/M/Disabled/Veteran.
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The University of Tulsa is an NCAA Division 1-FBS university and member of the American Athletic Conference in all sports, and seeks to provide student-athletes wi...th the opportunity to compete at the highest level while making progress toward completion of a degree of their choice in an environment consistent with high academic standards, a commitment to equity and diversity, sportsmanship, personal growth and development, and ethical conduct.