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The Auburn University Athletics Department is currently accepting applications for the following positions. Apply online at AUemployment.com unless otherwise stated in the position description. If you need assistance, please contact Auburn's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service office. Internet access is available through your public library.


Position: Director, Strategic Communication

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for the Strategic Communications Director position. Working with the Chief Marketing Officer, this position will be responsible for developing and coordinating strategic communication efforts for the department.

The successful candidate will serve to develop the public profile of auburn Athletics, while coordinating and implementing the department wide strategic communications plan. This position works directly with members of the Athletics Department to develop and deliver key messages through print and electronic media, be part of a comprehensive team in crisis management efforts, and executes special projects at the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Communication, Journalism, or relevant field; plus five (5) years experience in the coordination/direction of communications, journalism, or public relations services. Must have knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern Conference (SEC) rules and regulations, social media and communications and public relations best practices.

Desired Qualifications: Experience working at a college/university athletics department or professional sports organization in the area of communications, media relations or public relations.

Requisition Number: 27051

Review Date: 06-02-2017


Position: Specialist I/II/III, Athletic Media Relations

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for the Specialist I/II/III, Athletic Media Relations position. Working with the Associate Athletics Director, Communications, this position assists in the oversight of media and public relations and sports information functions within the Athletic Department. The successful candidate will serve as part of a comprehensive team in assisting and directing publicity operations, to include but not limited to issuing press releases, arranging and conducting teleconferences with coaches, and arranging interview for players and coaches with media. This position is also responsible for the coordination of game day operations, such as oversight of official stat crew and student assistants, as well as handling of all social media efforts associated with assigned sports. This position travels with assigned teams to act as press liaison, and will be responsible for researching, compiling writing and designing promotional and informational material such as articles, brochures, and will assist with the coordination and promotion of special events. Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communications, Journalism or a relevant field; and knowledge of media, media relations concepts and principles, print and electronic media outlets, and accurate writing skills. Employer will consider advance degree in lieu of experience.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site to attach the following: cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience working at a college/university athletics department or professional sports organization in the area of communications, media relations or public relations.

Requisition Number: 27047

Review Date: 05-29-2017


Position: Coordinator Athletic Events I/II/III

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for a Coordinator, Athletic Events I/II/III (Assistant Director of Events). Reporting to the Director, Athletic Events, this position is responsible for the coordination, planning and organization of programs and procedures for Auburn University athletic events.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Serves as the point of contact for all event management aspects of assigned sports and events.
  2. Coordinates with other departments, internal and external, to ensure that event needs are communicated, coordinated, and executed efficiently.
  3. Provide leadership for Athletics Event Management student workers, interns and TEAM customer service staff through recruitment, training, scheduling, and evaluations.
  4. Ensures assigned athletic events are conducted in accordance with university, local, federal, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and Southeastern Conference (SEC) rules and regulations.
  5. Complies with all applicable NCAA and SEC regulations in the performance of job duties.

The Auburn Tigers compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a charter member of the Southeastern Conference. Auburn fields 19 varsity teams with approximately 500 student-athletes supported by more than 225 full-time staff on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Auburn University is a comprehensive land, sea and space grant institution, among the few that hold that distinction, occupying more than 1,840 acres and helping fulfill the dreams of nearly 25,000 students.

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Management, Business Administration, Sports Administration or relevant field. Employer will consider an advance degree in lieu of experience.

Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Management, Business Administration, Sports Administration or relevant field. Employer will consider an advance degree in lieu of experience.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Desired Qualifications: Previous game operations/event management and customer service experience, supervisory experience (student staff, event staff) required; proven ability to communicate clearly, to listen effectively, and to hire, manage and train an event and student staff; the ability to work well within a team environment, yet comfortable completing tasks independently. The successful applicant should thrive on working in a fast-paced environment with the proven ability to multi-task. Candidates must be able to work non-traditional hours during events. This position is exempt from overtime. A bachelor's degree in a related area (e.g., Sport Management, Event Management) is preferred.

Requisition Number: 26993

Review Date: 05-01-2017


Position: Development Officer I/II/III

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is currently seeking candidates for a Development Officer. Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director - Major Gifts, the Development Officer is responsible for supporting the Auburn Athletics Department and Tigers Unlimited Foundation programs and outreach efforts to build philanthropic relationships between alumni, individuals, organizations and the Auburn Community.

A successful candidate will play an integral role in securing private resources to support the department's mission and strategic direction. In addition to cultivating donor prospects, the Development Officer is directly responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with donors, and key stakeholders, and must possess the ability to carry out key initiatives in the fundraising plan by identifying and advancing potential gift opportunities, and working with key individuals to align donor interests with facility and organizational priorities. The development officer position seeks self-motivated individuals who possess ability to work collaboratively across diverse groups, with unwavering commitment to customer service, and demonstrated experience in contributing to the growth of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution, plus 2 years experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, and/or public relations. Must have a valid Driver's license or the ability to obtain prior to employment.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Desired Qualifications: Expertise in major gifts cultivation/stewardship, prospect identification, and event management administration is highly desirable.

Requisition Number: 26959

Review Date: 04-14-2017


Position: Counselor I/II/III, Academics

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for the Counselor I/II/III, Academics (Athletics). Working with the Associate Athletics Director, Student Athlete Support Services, this position will provide academic and personal advising/counseling and support to student-athletes.

The successful candidate will serve as part of a comprehensive team in Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS). SASS promotes, assists, and provides counsel to Auburn University student-athletes in the areas of academics, eligibility, admissions, career counseling and life skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: provides advising/counseling and support to at-risk student-athletes in matters related to academic goals, study skills, choice of curriculum, course load, and course scheduling; identifies at-risk students making referrals to other professionals when appropriate; evaluates student-athlete progress to ensure eligibility in accordance with University, SEC, and NCAA guidelines; instructs student-athletes on issues related to personal development; provides information to coaches concerning student-athletes', prospective student-athletes' needs, and academic/eligibility issues.

**The Review date for this position has been extended.**

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Business, Sports Management, or related field.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Desired Qualifications: Advanced degree in disciplines listed above or Juris Doctorate; extensive experience in a higher education setting preferably with Division I student-athletes; strong knowledge of college student development theory and of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations, specifically those pertaining to eligibility. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising or counseling. Meticulous attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to interact with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and across a wide range of ages, knowledge of Auburn University academic policies and procedures or ability to learn quickly, strong organizational and technological skills.

Requisition Number: 26785

Review Date: Feb. 1, 2017


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