Associate Athletics Director, Strategic Communications

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Required Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree in communications or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an athletics communications role; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Supervisory experience; 
  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships;
  • Working knowledge of and ability to:
    • Utilize basic office support software (word processing, email, presentation software and spreadsheets) 
    • Operate effectively within a highly regulated team environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working collaboratively within an external relations unit that includes social media, photography, videography, video production, graphic design and marketing; 
  • Experience performing collaborative, creative, work within an organization for the purpose of revenue generation;
  • Experience working directly with a high-profile sport at an NCAA Division I institution.

Application Details:  
Visit our website at and search for keyword “Communications”. Only applications submitted at will be accepted. 

  • Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a relevant file to the submission.  Applications without both a cover letter and resume or without a link to work samples, will be considered incomplete and ineligible for consideration. 
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. 
  • Successful candidates will be subject to a credential/education verification and criminal background check and be required to self-disclose any conviction history. 
  • Five professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. 
  • As a part of the University of Iowa’s review of your application and consistent with its policies and practices, the University may access and/or view information about you that is job-related and publicly available on the internet, including but not limited to information on social media sites. The access, viewing and/or use of such information is governed by the University’s Policy on Human Rights, as well as state and federal law.
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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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