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Director of Brand Enhancement, Athletics

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, Architecture/Art/Design, Athletics, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA03-Fiscal Year 2017-2018
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
May 28, 2018; open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applicants please upload the following with your online application:

• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.

• Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualification

Department Summary
The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees, hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary
The primary responsibility of this position is to create, implement, and maintain branding elements needed for athletic marketing and game day promotions. The Director of Brand Enhancement will ensure there is a consistent tone and look across multiple media platforms. This position will partner with other athletic department creative and marketing staff to ensure that social media platforms and GoDucks.com are in line with the department’s overall strategic communications and marketing objectives. The Director of Brand Enhancement will supervise student interns assigned to marketing and promotions projects and is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, Pac-12 conference and the NCAA.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in graphic design, media communication or similar from accredited university.
• Two years of graphic-design or multi-media production experience.
• Advanced knowledge of and experience with Adobe Creative Suite, and social media platforms.

Professional Competencies
• Ability to perform detail-oriented work accurately and to communicate effectively with a diverse population.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• High motivation with a capacity for hard work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and respond to immediate needs while managing day-to-day activities.

Preferred Qualifications
• Two years of graphic-design or multi-media production experience within Division I collegiate athletics and/or professional sports.
• Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired.

FLSA Exempt: Yes


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

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