Assistant Athletics Communication Director (Graduate Assistant)

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Position Description

The Assistant Athletics Communications Director will work closely with the Athletic Communications Director to promote the Roger Williams University Department of Athletics.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, producing game recaps, news releases, and feature stories; compiling and keeping statistics; assisting with video and graphic design production; maintaining the school’s athletics website ( and various social media outlets; staffing home events; and campus engagement. The Assistant will serve as a contact for several sports and oversee special projects as needed. 


Bachelor’s degree required. A successful candidate will have experience with or the ability to master programs including StatCrew, PrestoSports Live Stats, Adobe Design Suite, and website content management systems including SIDEARM. The ability to communicate effectively across all forms of media is expected. Ability to work evening and weekend hours is required. Experience with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro or iMovie is preferred.

Salary and Eligibility

$9,600 annual salary, 20 hours per week, 10-month position. The position includes 12 credit hours of tuition remission per academic year toward eligible Roger Williams University graduate programs.

Placement Term

The position runs for two years beginning with the fall 2024 semester and ending May 31, 2025. 


Apply online by submitting a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and contact information for three references to Nick Gendreau, Athletics Communication Director, at Samples of graphic design work are not required, but will be accepted. Applications will be reviewed immediately. Candidates must gain admission separately to the master’s program by following the graduate admission process. Materials submitted for the position may be shared to fulfill some Graduate Admission requirements at the applicant’s request.