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Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Creative Content in United States

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Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Creative Content


Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi


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Corpus Christi, Texas

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TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.

TAMU-CC’s beautiful campus is located on a 240-acre island on Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities.

From our generous benefits package and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.

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The Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Creative Content is responsible for all public-facing external communications, media relations, sports information, and digital strategy in support of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Athletics.


  • Coordinate and direct the activities of the athletic medica relations staff serving 16 intercollegiate sports.

  • Supervise staff to includes: Graphic Design Coordinator, Multimedia Production Specialist, two graduate assistants, and several hourly student staff.

  • Manage athletics website ( with oversight of all information and content including feature stories and student-athlete spotlights.

  • Serve as the primary athletics department liaison to local, regional, and national media as well as other universities, conferences, and organizations.

  • Serve as spokesman/ambassador for the athletics department and the university.

  • Administer budget for the athletic communications unit.

  • Serve as primary live broadcast web streaming technician with ESPN+ streaming productions.

  • Maintain the infrastructure and processes behind ESPN+ streaming productions.

  • Supervise the writing and circulating of news releases to the media.

  • Oversee social media efforts for the Athletics Department.

  • Create and edit various publications, including, but limited to, digital graphics, game programs, revenue generation materials and special event collateral.

  • Assist with the coordination of game day operations for several sports.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with external relations to a) enhance the visibility of the Islanders Athletic program in the conference, state and nationally, b) advance TAMU-CC mission, vision and branding, c) develop and implement printed and online materials aligned with Athletics design standards and TAMU-CC Brand and Style Guide.

  • Maintain current and historical statistics including records for athletic teams.

  • Nominate student-athletes for athletic and academic awards within the university, conference and NCAA.

  • Organize all athletics photographs and supervise archiving of all video elements.

  • Recruit, train, supervise and schedule student-workers to help with gameday functions.

  • Collaborate with the School of Communications on projects and internships.

  • Responsible for live stat production at home events

  • Travel with assigned teams as necessary.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, sports administration, or closely related field.

  • Four (4) years of related experience in athletics communications or broadcasting

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Master’s Degree.

  • Demonstrated student-worker supervisory experience.

  • Strong knowledge of SIDEARM CMS or comparable website management software.

  • Experience with Adobe Premier or other video editing software. Live video streaming experience.

  • Intermediate skills in various computer programs including StatCrew, Genius, Photoshop and InDesign.

    SALARY: $69,000 - $75,000/annually, approximately.

  • $5,750 - $6,250/monthly, approximately.

  • Salary is dependent upon education and/or experience.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Welcome and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. We are a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. The only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and pristine views of the beach and bays, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice institution.

Texas A&M - Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veterans / Disability Employer.

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