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Senior Coordinator of Athletics Communications (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist III)

Apply now Job no: 520939
Work type: Staff
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Athletics, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

Working independently, under general direction of the Director of Athletics, the Senior Coordinator of Athletics Communications plans and executes all communications for intercollegiate athletics. The incumbent is the primary contact for all department communications and serves on the athletics department leadership team. The incumbent is responsible for the daily operations of the Athletics Communications unit and provides lead work to the PA/CS II. The position is directly responsible for ensuring home athletic contests are staffed according to professional standards, directly responsible for the production of the CCAA Network and the management of the athletics website.

Mandatory Vaccinations:

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption.  Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.

Preferences:

Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills: 

  • Bilingual
  • Experience working in an intercollegiate, NCAA, or similar intercollegiate athletic environment, including a junior college environment.
  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience with marketing and promotions on game day.
  • Experience with the following software programs: Pixellot, BlueFrame, StatCrew for Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer, SIDEARM and The Automated Scorebook for Baseball and Softball.

Required Education and Experience:

The qualifications for this position are normally obtained through a college degree, which includes relevant coursework in the field, and four years of related professional or technical experience such as organizational communications, media, marketing, or public relations.

Time Base: Full-time- 1.0

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Summer - Mon-Thurs 7:00-5:30. This position requires regular evening and weekend time commitments throughout the athletic year, in addition to occasional travel.

Salary and Benefits Information:

$4,391 - $7,945 per month / $52,692 - $95,340 annually (Initial placement within the salary range for new employees is contingent upon education and experience). 

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

Additional Information:

California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines.

Throughout employment in this position, incumbent must maintain a valid California Driver's License as well as continued
completion and compliance of the CSU Defensive Drivers Training course.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus.  We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 11/28/22. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

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