Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Western Connecticut State University
Division of Student Affairs
Intercollegiate Athletics Assistant Director of Athletics for Internal & External Affairs
Western Connecticut State University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Director of Athletics for Internal & External Affairs.
WCSU is a Division III school and a member of the Little East Conference. Additional information about the school can be found at www.wcsu.edu and information about the department can be found at http://wcsuathletics.com. This position is supported through the NCAA Strategic Alliance Matching Grant.
Responsibilities include: Prepares budget proposals, financial reports and post-event reports for various sponsorship/university events; Assists in the oversight of all fundraising/foundation accounts; Provides guidance to club sports transitioning to NCAA team status; Provides oversight of part-time employees; Assists with developing long-term strategic plans for external partnerships and initiatives, maximizing existing and new revenue streams and assists with strategic branding for the department; Assists in and oversees marketing, in-game promotions, and game management of home athletic events; Assists with fundraising efforts and events programming; Develops, organizes, implements and provides oversight for all athletic and sports specific marketing plans; Assists in coordination of all team travel; Works collaboratively with the Office of Institutional Advancement to establish and obtain revenues and a reporting system that tracks and reports on contributions from donors; Maintains the database of contact information for former student-athletes; Collaborates with the Career Success Center to assist with workshops, seminars and internships with corporate sponsors for student-athletes.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field is required, as is three (3) years of experience working in athletics. Must be innovative, service- and self-motivated, team-oriented, and adaptable. The ability to manage competing priorities; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement, be proficient in computer technology, including word processing, spreadsheet and database management is required.
WCSU is committed to representing the diversity of their staff, which equally represents the student body. WCSU is also committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits: The salary will be $55,377 due to matching grant. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. There are grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance.
Application Process: Prospective candidates must submit a cover letter, which includes the names and contact information for three (3) professional references and a resume. Email your application materials as one (1) complete file (PDF or Word format only) and not via multiple attachments to: Ms. Peggy Boyle, Assistant Director of Human Resources - Recruitment. In subject line of email reference: Your Last Name – Assistant Director Athletics. Application materials must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and received by Friday, June 14, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.
State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. This position is funded through the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant. As a grant recipient, WCSU is expected to report the diversity composition of the applicant pool to NCAA. Pursuant to NCAA grant requirements, all applicants are asked to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire and return the completed form to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at email@example.com. Completion of this data will not affect your terms or conditions of employment. The completed form and data will be used for reporting purposes only to NCAA and will be kept separate from all search records that will only be accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. The Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire can be found on the following link: http://wcsu.edu/diversity/affirmative-action-data-questionnaire/