The Associate Director of Athletics for External Affairs reports to the Division I Director of Athletics and the Rothman Center. The incumbent assists in the administration of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics, and has responsibility for the supervision of assigned Division I programs. The incumbent is supervised by the Director of Athletics in the performance of administrative responsibilities for athletic programs, and works collaboratively with the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and Academics on compliance-related responsibilities.
The Associate Director is expected to build and supervise a comprehensive marketing and promotions program for the athletics programs and solicit sponsorship support for athletic events and facilities. The incumbent works collaboratively with all members of the Athletics Department.
1.Bachelor's degree and three to five years of relevant experience. Master's degree preferred.
2.Demonstrable experience in athletic marketing and/or promotions, preferably in a higher education and athletics setting.
3.Intercollegiate coaching and/or playing experience at the college or university level.
4.Knowledge of NCAA intercollegiate athletics regulations regarding boosters and institutional control.
5.Excellent interpersonal skills, and oral and written communication skills.
6.Commitment to support the academic progress and development of student-athletes.
7.Must have a First Aid and CPR certification or obtain them during the 90 day Introductory Period. National Red Cross certification preferred.
8.Valid driver's license and accessibility to transportation, and willingness to travel and to attend evening and weekend events.
9.Valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record in accordance with the university's Motor Vehicle policy. A MVC check will be required at the time of hire and thereafter as deemed appropriate by the university. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the MVC check.
10.Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.
All qualified applicants will receive cons...ideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Fairleigh Dickinson University takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Please click on this link to view a federal government poster that explains your Equal Employment Opportunity rights http://www.fdu.edu/admin/eh/fedeeo.pdf