Assistant Director of Strategic Communications

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
03/26/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
77892
Level/Salary Band:
03 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
General and Academic Officers - Athletics - Pm
Department:
Strategic Communications
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference member, is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant Director of Strategic Communications. Responsibilities include serving as the primary contact for selected sports; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for GoPSUsports.com, the official Website of Penn State Athletics; producing online team record books, game notes, news releases and feature stories; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising student workers as well as statistical crews and other event support personnel; facilitating social media in line with department goals; other duties as assigned. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in recording and editing video, HTML coding, InDesign, Photoshop, and Statcrew software is preferred. Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or related field plus work-related experience in communications or public relations is required. Excellent communication and organizational skills also required. Position requires considerable initiative, creativity and independence. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088