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Associate Director, Athletic Communications

Azusa Pacific University

August 3, 2018
Job location:
Azusa, California

Commensurate with practice
Full-time - practiced
Professional Sports
Operations, Operations - Marketing/Promotions
Required suitable education
4 Year Degree


Job Description
Be the primary contact for 10 of Azusa Pacific's 19 sports programs, with specific sport assignments to be determined.
Primary tasks/Essential Functions
• supervise student affinity programs for athletics and serve as the department's contact and advisor for the student club known as the ‚ÄúZu.‚ÄĚ
• Assist athletic development in student promotions and activities for athletic contests.
• supervise promotions and news updates through Cougar Athletics website and social media outlets
• supervise media operations for the home contests of assigned sports and assure the public address, statistical compilation and game clocks are properly equipped and staffed.
• Has the capability to fill any of the aforementioned positions upon need.
• Assist the sports information director with home contests of football and men's basketball.
• Work closely with sports information director in annual production of digital media guide content and write game programs for assigned sports.
• Produce written content including postgame recaps and feature stories for the athletics web page.
• Produce digital content including graphics, video features, and video promotions for Cougar Athletics social media outlets.
• Assist in live video streaming production of Azusa Pacific home athletic events.
• Promote feature stories in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Los Angeles Times and local hometown media.
• Maintain contact with the NCAA national office concerning media relation issues of assigned sports.
• Maintain accurate current cumulative statistics on assigned sports and distribute those stats in a timely manner to coaches, media and opposing schools.
• Research history of assigned sports and maintain accurate and complete records on those sports.
• Assist in producing content of the Azusa Pacific athletics web page and be the primary contact person for its timely updates and design.
• Write features for APU Life Magazine, assist with the Cougar Hall of Fame program, and work with the committee on the look and presentation of the Hall of Champions.
• Regular, punctual attendance as required by the manager located on department needs.
• Performs other tasks as required by the manager.
Application Instructions:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to Sports Information Director Joe Reinsch (, or send by mail to the address listed below.
Work samples should include best examples from some or all of the following areas:
Writing (preview, game recap, press release, and/or feature story)
Poster, game program, or game notes
Digital media (video)
Digital media (graphic design)
Social Media content or campaign description
Mailing address:
Joe Reinsch
Athletics Department
Azusa Pacific University
901 E Alosta Avenue
Azusa, CA 91702

Required practice
   » Three - five years sports information practice.
   » expertise of rules and regulations governing NCAA Division II.
Required Education
   » Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and practice. Master’s degree preferred.
   » Demonstrated capability to lead, motivate and minister to adults and students.
   » Commitment to Christian lifestyle; spiritual maturity.
   » expertise of structure and philosophy of athletics organizations and programs.
   » Demonstrated writing and oral communication expertise.
   » Conversant with web publishing, graphic design and video storytelling strategies.
   » Computer and desktop publishing proficiency.
   » Media and community relations practice.
   » Photography expertise.
   » Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere), Google Apps, Microsoft Office (esp. Word, Excel).
   » Proficient in StatCrew statistical software.
   » Proficient in website content management system (CMS) through Sidearm or comparable vendors.
   » Proficient in marketing engagement and news distribution using social media for institutional use.

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About Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University, an evangelical, Christian university located near Los Angeles in Southern California, offers 63 bachelor's degrees, 43 master's degrees, 18 certificates, 14 credentials, 8 doctoral programs, and 4 associate degrees to more than 10,700 students.

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