Job Purpose: To enhance the quality of USCAA Championship events, provide new revenue streams for the association, and add to the quality of service received by USCAA member institutions on a daily basis.
Duties: •Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change. •Oversee planning for all championship events, ensuring adherence to tournament guidelines and sponsorship contracts •Serve as liaison for a minimum of four National Championship tournaments •Travel locally, regionally and nationally for various meetings and championships, fundraising, and association events. •Develop and implement ongoing strategic plan aimed at enhancing the association’s championship events and publicity efforts. •Coordinate press releases, championship previews, and member features according to scheduled media distributions. •Oversee statistical and press coverage at championship events and provide information to necessary media and USCAA contacts. •Monetize USCAA Championships by actively seeking mutually beneficial sponsorship opportunities, and developing sponsorship materials. •Receive program calls and manage the necessary day-to-day operations of the USCAA National Office, while providing supervision to part time staff (graduate assistant, intern). •Serve as staff liaison for All-American selection committees and oversee selection calls. •Serve as staff liaison for Coaches Poll committee calls. •Continually enhance and maintain the www.theuscaa.com website. •Assist CEO in management and maintenance of USCAA budget. •Other duties as assigned •Oversee progress of USCAA Championships sub-committee and sport committees.
Skills - The successful candidate should maintain the following qualifications: • Strong oral and written communication skills, Leadership, Event Management, Supervision, Project Management, Process Improvement, Self-Development, Planning, Fundraising
Education and Qualifications - It is recommended that the successful candidate have: • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in a related field (sports management, business/marketing, and/or communications preferred); master’s degree preferred. • At least three years’ experience in intercollegiate athletics, with a preference for events management and fundraising • Sales experience
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and skills
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) is a national organization that exists to provide quality athletic competition on a regional and national level. The USCAA focuses specifically on smaller institutions of higher learning and their student-athletes. The association believes that all athletes and programs deserve the same national opportunities as larger institutions. We are an organization that can provide those opportunities.
The primary goal of the USCAA is to provide members with an association that is devoted to the growth, vision, and values of their institutions. The USCAA’s focus is to enhance member institutions through athletics. The association intends to achieve this goal by providing opportunities for small colleges to compete on an equal level of competition with schools of like size and athletic programs. Our association seeks to conduct national championships, name All-Americans, recognize scholar athletes, and promote USCAA member schools.