The University of Nevada Athletics department is recruiting for an Associate Athletics Director (AAD), Revenue Generation & Fan Engagementposition. The AAD, Revenue Generation & Fan Engagement will position Wolf Pack Athletics as a leader across College Athletics in Revenue Generation & Fan Engagement. This position oversees all areas of strategic planning and operations for Fan Engagement, Strategic Communications, Digital Outreach (Event Broadcasts, Social Media, Department Websites, and more), Creative Services, Licensing, Trade Program, and assigned professional and support staff for the Intercollegiate Athletics Department (ICA).This position also serves as the primary liaison to Wolf Pack Sports Properties and is a member of the Department’s Leadership Team. This individual is responsible for maximizing all areas of revenue (Ticket Sales, Fundraising, Corporate Sponsorships, Licensing, and more) by leveraging all digital assets and implementing various outreach and engagement initiatives. This position also oversees the creation, coordination and execution of sport specific marketing plans and game day promotions and the units which act as liaisons between the coaches, student athletes, and sports programs and ICA with the local, regional and national media, fans/general public, conference personnel and NCAA officials to pitch stories and handle information requests from around the country. This position reports to the Senior Associate AD for Development & External.
Master’s Degree with three years of related professional work experience; Or Bachelor’s Degree with five years of related professional work experience;
Related Experience: Experience in marketing, advertising, media relations, and corporate sponsor sales within an NCAA Division I program or an agency with direct involvement in the collegiate environment
Requires occasional travel; Variable work schedule including evenings/weekends.
Compensation Grade C
The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits
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Internal Number: R0124820
About University of Nevada, Reno
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.