Director of Social Media
(Publicity/Marketing Coordinator - UCP 4)
University of Connecticut Division of Athletics
The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics is seeking applications for the full time position of Director of Social Media. The Director of Social Media is responsible for developing comprehensive social media campaigns and the day-to-day execution of multiple social media platforms utilizing engaging, interactive and multimedia content to reach multiple audiences. The Director of Social Media will work with several department units to serve a variety of audiences and stakeholders and lead strategy execution and content creation, aggregation and distribution.
The successful candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a member of the team. Must understand social media platforms and able to think creatively and analytically and will be required to employ innovative tools and techniques. Strong communication and organizational skills are essential, with the ability to be detail-oriented, problem-solve and handle numerous projects simultaneously in a timely manner.
Responsibilities include oversight of the department's social media strategy and activities, assess and measure integrated digital campaigns, standalone programs and one-time projects with the ability to provide relevant analysis and recommendations. Availability to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends. Possible travel with sport teams for select away contests.
- Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field, or Associates degree and two-to-four years' experience in marketing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Professional experience in digital and social media and hands-on web communications, design and development experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard software and applications such as Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
- Expertise in planning, managing and executing social and digital media initiatives.
- Ability to work independently, think strategically and creatively with minimal supervision, adjust to changing circumstances, organize time efficiently and remain attentive to details.
- Strong communication, organization and management and leadership skills.
- Minimum one-to-two years' of experience in the marketing, video or communications field.
- Experience with content management systems as well as web development experience using HTML and CSS.
- Proficiency with graphic design and video editing software.
To Apply Please apply online at UConn Jobs, at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions (Search #2018078) to submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018078)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on August 30, 2017.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Women's Ice Hockey Equipment Services Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics
The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applications for a paid Women's Ice Hockey Equipment Services Internship position in the Freitas Ice Forum Equipment Room. The intern will report directly to the Assistant Director of Equipment Services for the sports of Men's and Women's Hockey. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: cleaning and distribution of laundry for games and practices; skate sharpening and repair; game and practice coverage at home and on the road; assisting with home game operations; inventory and procurement of goods; assist with men's ice hockey equipment services, as needed; and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; equipment services experience in the sport of hockey (i.e., skate sharpening); demonstrated knowledge of applicable NCAA regulations; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. The ability to work irregular schedules, nights, weekends and holidays is required.
Preferred Qualifications: NCAA Division I experience in ice hockey equipment services; and supervisory experience.
This is an immediate opening.
This position is a 12 month appointment (July 1-June 30) with a compensation of $26,640 but given the timing, this particular appointment is approximately 10 months (September-June) with a compensation of approximately $21,414.00. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term and would revert back to a 12 month appointment (July 1-June 30).
Applicants must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: email@example.com. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Athletic Strength and Conditioning
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics
The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer interns for Olympic Sports for the Fall 2017 semester. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning.
Responsibilities will include: Assist the Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn's Division I intercollegiate Olympic programs; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have a strong work ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: CSCCa, SCCC; NSCA, CSCS; USAW and CPR-First Aid certification.
Application and Internship Dates Application Deadline: August 18, 2017 Internship Start Date: August 28, 2017 Approx. End Date: December 8, 2017
Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.