Advertised Employing Department: Athletics Department
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Iowa State University Athletics Department is seeking hard working, responsible, motivated candidates for an entry-level, associate position supporting Athletics Marketing operations. This position will receive exposure to professional aspects of collegiate athletics marketing including the opportunity to develop and execute marketing and promotional plans as well as game day production for assigned sports (currently soccer, gymnastics and softball) with the focus on increasing attendance and awareness; overseeing social media efforts for the main athletics Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat accounts; assisting with Football game day marketing operations and special events; and other related duties. This position will perform all duties in adherence with NCAA, Big 12, and university policies.
The successful candidate must possess strong creativity, time management, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to manage multiple projects and solve on-site problems with minimal supervision. This position works primarily daytime office hours but requires the ability to work at assigned evening and weekend events.
Required Education and Experience:
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience working in marketing for a collegiate athletics program.
Degree in marketing, communications or a related field of study.
Salary is $1,850/mo. Overtime eligible. Includes full benefits package.
This position is subject to compliance with the NCAA's IAWP legislation which defines an individual associated with a prospective student-athlete (IAWP) as any person who maintains (or directs others to maintain) contact with the prospective student-athlete, the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians, or coaches at any point during the prospective student-athlete’s participation in men's basketball, women's basketball, and/or football and whose contact is directly or indirectly related to either the prospective student-athlete’s athletic skills and abilities or the prospective student-athlete’s recruitment by or enrollment in an NCAA institution. This definition includes, but is not limited to, parents, legal guardians, handlers, personal trainers and coaches. A violation occurs if an IAWP is employed by the institution and, at the time of employment, a student-athlete who enrolled at the institution in the previous two years (and remains enrolled at the institution) was a prospective student-athlete by which the individual meets the definition of an IAWP. A violation also occurs if an IAWP is employed and, within two years after such employment, a prospective student-athlete by which the individual meets the definition of an individual associated with a prospective student-athlete enrolls as a full-time student in a regular academic term at the institution.
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 04/17/2019
Proposed End Date or Length of Term: 1-year term appointment with potential for one-year renewal
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.