Associate Athletic Director, Facilities Operations and Event Management
Wayne State University
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Salary hire maximum: $85,000
4 Year Degree
Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Associate Athletic Director, Facilities Operations and Event Management at its Detroit campus location.
This position oversees the day-to-day operations of all athletic facilities, event management, budgets for athletic facilities, and capital building projects. The incumbent develops and implements current and long-term plans to ensure the efficient maintenance and operation of athletic venues, capital improvement building projects, budget utilization, and event management. This position reports to the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in sports administration, marketing, public relations, business
administration or related field.
Master’s degree preferred.
Specialist (minimum 5 years of job-related experience)
Must have extensive knowledge of the operations and nuances of a collegiate Athletic Division.
Knowledge of DII NCAA and conference rules & regulations.
Understand the function & nuances of intercollegiate athletic programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of NCAA and GLIAC Conference rules and regulations as they pertain to job duties.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance, and motivation.
Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations with numerous and diverse demands are involved.
Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
Ability to exercise a high degree of independent judgment in the establishment, interpretation, application, and enforcement of all rules, regulations, and policies.
Ability to collaborate and work effectively within a diverse community and willing to contribute to a team effort. Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes an equitable environment.
Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located
in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all
backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our
deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity,
diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational
opportunities which prepare students for success in a global