Empire 8 Athletic Conference invites talented candidates to apply for the full-time position of Associate Commissioner. Empire 8 seeks a dynamic leader with a commitment to intercollegiate athletics and the values of higher education.
The successful candidate will handle the E8’s public relations/social media/marketing programs; sports information duties; assist with Empire8.tv webstreaming; oversee the conference’s nationally renowned Conduct Foul Program internally; serve as Director of E8 Sport Committees; be the lead administrator for E8 SAAC and Sports Information Committee; serve as Director of the annual Empire 8 Student-Athlete Summit; manage the conference awards program; oversee the administration of assigned conference championships; serve as the NCAA Division III Identity Initiative liaison; oversee the development and implementation of conference scheduling; oversee the conference NCAA grant program; and assist the commissioner for all conference meetings and projects.
The successful candidate should have 3-5 years of collegiate athletics experience. A bachelor’s degree is required and advanced degree is preferred. Must have exceptional communications, and organizational skills; must be a disciplined, motivated self-starter; should be creative and knowledgeable with various social media platforms; possess extensive knowledge of web site maintenance/development; and mastery of statistical software is required. The Empire 8 is located in Rochester, NY and while the successful candidate will work from an independent office, they may be required to relocate as applicable.
Empire 8 Athletic Conference features nine outstanding acaedmic and athletic institutions located throughout New York and New Jersey. Empire 8 is comprised of Alfred University (NY), Elmira College (NY), Hartwick College (NY), Houghton College (NY), Ithaca College (NY), Nazareth College (NY), St. John Fisher College (NY), Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ), and Utica College (NY). Empire 8 sponsors 23 sports and includes eight affiliate members and is headquartered in Rochester, NY.