HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Assistant Director, Strategic Communications in New Haven, Connecticut
Employer Name: Yale University
- Manages and leads research on various federal rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures to resolve problems and determine the best course of action for the functional area. 2. Recommends course of action to higher authority for the handling and disposition of problems related to the functional area. 3. Counsel's faculty, students and staff on issues related to administrative operations of the University function and areas of concern for the function. 4. Manages statistical and analytical information regarding office activities and areas of operational and administrative concern for the function. 5. Leads in long-range planning for the office activities of a specific functional area. 6. Interprets and administers various University and federal policies and regulations. 7. Disseminates accurate and up-to-date information regarding areas of concern. 8. Formulates and establishes policies regarding area's function. 9. Manages a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 10. May perform other duties as assigned. Preferred Education: Two years of experience in athletics communications and social/digital media in an NCAA athletics department and/or professional sports organization. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Two years of experience in athletics communications and social/digital media in an NCAA athletics department and/or professional sports organization. Required Skill/ability 5: Advanced computer skills, particularly in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and advanced knowledge and understanding of various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. Posting Position Title: Assistant Director 1 Required Skill/ability 3: Strong organizational, management, and leadership skills along with the ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines. Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard) University Job Title: Assistant Director, Strategic Communications Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of journalistic principles, practices, and techniques of disseminating information to the public through the media and other communication platforms. Required Skill/ability 4: The ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, and student-athletes. Required Skill/ability 2: Knowledge of grammar, composition, and AP style along with strong written and oral communication skills. Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience.