Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
The Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Engagement will report to the Deputy Director of Athletics for External Engagement and Administration and will oversee and provide leadership to each external unit within the Department of Athletics including; Marketing and Promotions, Tickets Sales, Digital and Creative Services, Branding, Licensing, Community Engagement, Communications, Multi-Media Rights and Broadcast Services. This position will serve as Sports Administrator for assigned sports program(s), in conjunction with Head Coach(es), overseeing of the budget, competitive scheduling, travel, recruiting, and success of student-athletes. This position serves as a member of the Athletic Department Senior Staff and Leadership Team.
The UA is AA/EO Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education
At least five years of experience overseeing the traditional external relations and communications components of a Division I college athletics program
Experience working with outside companies to manage multi-media rights, websites, and licensing programs
Master’s degree in communications, marketing, or a closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and concurrent tasks
Demonstrated professionalism in establishing and maintaining strong working relationships
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve 26,000 students with more than 210 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees an...d their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 14% of employee salary.
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