Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
Commensurate with experience
Filing deadline: July 14th, 2017
DESCRIPTION: UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. UC San Diego sponsors 23 varsity sports and currently is an NCAA Division II institution, with an expectation of moving to Division I in the near future. Triton Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence. In 2016-17 Triton Athletics won its second straight and seventh overall California Collegiate Athletic Association Commissioner's Cup and placed fourth in the nation in the Learfield Directors' Cup. The Associate Athletics Director- Corporate Sponsorship, Athletics Development and Sports Administration reports to the Director of Athletics. The incumbent is responsible for the design, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive, collaborative and sustainable revenue development plan for the Athletics program. The incumbent directs the identification, solicitation and negotiation of corporate sponsorship's, leverages Athletics program assets into revenue generating partnerships, coordinates trademark licensing partnerships and develops the Athletics merchandising and brand management plans. This position also oversees the coordination of all revenue generating activities associated with Athletics, including annual giving and alumni relations, as well as overseeing the Hall of Fame program and other special events associated with fund raising and alumni relations. The Associate AD supervises multiple NCAA sport programs and evaluates those sports and coaches, as assigned by the Athletic Director. Supervision requires oversight of all operational aspects of the sport programs and high levels of relationship management with coaching staffs to ensure that the coaching staffs and sport programs are meeting Department expectations and are operating within the bounds of NCAA and University policies. As a member of the Intercollegiate Athletics lead management team, the individual will develop and implement programs and initiatives aimed at improving staff morale, professional development and an inclusive and supportive work environment. This also includes strategic planning, and formulating, evaluating, interpreting and enforcing department policies. The incumbent must follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. Work schedule will include evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to travel to out-of-town meetings and athletic competitions. Must be available for travel.
A complete application will include an online resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.
Functional knowledge of the intercollegiate athletics function. Detailed specific knowledge of assigned sports rules and regulations, with knowledge of the sound coaching principles unique to various sports.
Demonstrated ability to implement a successful revenue stream via a corporate sponsorships, including identifying potential alliances, analyzing common interests and establishing the credibility and rapport necessary to negotiate sponsorships. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a diverse client group.
Proven ability to assess campus climate, identify potential collaborations, initiate innovative promotional activities, and successfully develop support and enthusiasm for the athletic program.
Proven excellence in experience and a sophisticated level of knowledge of collegiate corporate sponsorship and multi-media rights programs, trademark licensing, marketing and branding, and the ability to use them to produce visibility and revenue for an athletic program.
Demonstrated supervisory skills, including the ability to provide lead direction, to effectively motivate, delegate, train, supervise and evaluate Coaches, staff and student employees.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program, master's degree preferred.
A minimum of 4 years prior experience in collegiate athletics or equivalent required. Sport supervision and corporate sponsorship/sales experience required, preferred at the NCAA Division I level or equivalent.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Valid Driver's License required.
Incumbent may participate in the DMV Pull program and maintain a clean DMV record. This position is a mandated reporter of known or suspected child abuse or neglect, according to the California law, Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).
This position is a campus security authority (CSA) for the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which is a federal law requiring disclosure of information about crimes on and around campus.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
"A Proud Tradition of Academic and Athletic Excellence." That is the slogan most often associated with the UC San Diego Athletic Department. Since becoming a member of the NCAA less than 25 years ago, the UCSD program has backed up those words with achievement. UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600... student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University. The 23-sport athletics program is subject to NCAA regulations and must demonstrate compliance to Title IX which is recorded in the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) annual report to the Department of Education. Our Division II program is evolving into one of the premiere NCAA athletics programs in the nation; setting the standard in all aspects of competitive success, academic excellence, ethical conduct, student-athlete experience, campus pride, the development and retention of coaches and staff, and the establishment of lifelong relationships. Athletics enhances campus, alumni, and community pride while fostering collaborations that increase our profile and visibility throughout the region. Since moving to the NCAA Division II level in 2000, UC San Diego has placed in the top seven programs in the country on ten different occasions and finished second overall twice. UC San Diego has also won five out of the last six California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Commissioners Cup titles, an award that recognizes the best overall athletics program in the conference. In 2010, UC San Diego was ranked first in Division II and twenty third overall in the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) Collegiate Power Rankings, which comprehensively measures student-athlete graduation rates, academic strength and athletic prowess. UC San Diego was also the top-ranked Division II institution in 2008.