Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

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Assistant athletic director provides guidance to campus on risk management, privacy rules, NATA guidance, RMAC rules and NCAA rules.

Assistant Athletic Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordinate and direct supervision of select home athletic contest event management
Research and issue interpretations of NCAA and Southern Conference rules and regulations for all seventeen sport coaches, all student-athletes, Department of Athletics’ administrators and staff, institutional administrators and staff, and boosters
Manage a portfolio of 75-125 major and principal gift prospects (with a focus on quality proposals of $100,000+) and facilitate their movement through the donor engagement process (identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship)
Initiate and foster communications with media representatives including supervising the preparation of press releases, arranging for interviews, pitching stories, on behalf of the Athletic Association
Coordinate activities required to accommodate national and regional televised events occurring on campus including distribution of press credentials, facilities arrangement
Create and implement the overall advertising plan and branding efforts
Submit and monitor work orders to Physical Plant
Secure and schedule athletic facilities for intercollegiate practices and home contests in coordination with head coaches, athletic training and sports information
Oversee scheduling of home & away contests for all sports (NE10 and non-conference)
Coordinate facility scheduling @ PSC, EAC for all varsity P & G, College groups, and outside group use

Assistant Athletic Director Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Athletic Director

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, NCAA, AED, NATA, APR, NATABOC, AEMA, A.E.M.A, CRLA, USAW

Education for Assistant Athletic Director

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant athletic director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Athletic, Education, Communications, Athletics, Communication, Journalism, Sports Management, Management, Public Relations, Marketing

Skills for Assistant Athletic Director

Desired skills for assistant athletic director include:

NCAA rules and regulations
NCAA rules
NCAA
NCAA Division I rules
Excel
Management
Word processing
Apply and enforce them
Elucian Banner and ARMS software
NCAA rules and the ability to interpret

Desired experience for assistant athletic director includes:

Minimum of one year’s experience in a supervisory or similar department head role
Minimum of five years experience in the club and/or fitness industry
Certification from national organization such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, required
Respect from community, campus, and leadership constituencies
Knowledge of sports marketing, sponsorship inventory, and collegiate athletics
Ability to manage multiple clients with high degree of detail against short deadlines

Assistant Athletic Director Examples

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Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of assistant athletic director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant athletic director
  • Ensures that the University’s athletics programs are in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations governing financial aid to student-athletes by working cooperatively with the Director of Student Financial Aid in monitoring all financial aid awarded to student-athletes, including initial athletically-related aid and renewable athletically-related aid, income from additional sources of countable aid, work study, jobs, and grants and loans
  • Managing the Athletics department promotional gear requests for donations (which have NCAA compliance implications)
  • Provide daily updates of PSC & EAC facility use on online master calendar & EZ Facility Calendar
  • Manage facility maintenance and housekeeping reports for EAC and PSC
  • Manage game day facility setups/takedowns @ PSC & EAC
  • Secure and manage access to external athletic facilities for team practices/contests as needed
  • Secure access to athletic facilities for intramural/rec programs as requested
  • Coordinate Saint Rose campus vehicles with head coaches for team practice and game day transportation
  • Leads the Sport Administration team
  • The primary responsibility of the Assistant Director is to instruct and coach the student-athletes on Athletic Performance
Qualifications for assistant athletic director
  • Proficient in promoting via all social media platforms
  • Knowledge in TV, radio, and print media placement
  • Three years fundraising and/or sales experience
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed
  • A degree in journalism or public relations is preferred
  • Resume • Cover letter • Names and contact information of three references
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Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assistant athletic director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant athletic director
  • The Assistant Director will be responsible for the organization and coordination of a wide variety of administrative tasks as assigned by the Assistant AD, which include, but not limited to, team scheduling, budget preparation & administration, facility usage, public relations, fundraising, community service and other daily operations for the program
  • Serve as the primary contact with human resources on matters relating to temporary and part-time employees including the processing of personnel matters related to outside facility rentals and camps and clinics
  • Serve on Department Athletic Cabinet, consisting of senior level managers (Associate & Assistant Athletic Directors) and key administrators (Directors, Assistant Directors)
  • Experience and knowledge of athletic equipment, facilities, game operations and event planning
  • Provide strategic leadership across GT Athletics for Ideation, initiating the creative process and managing through development and actualization
  • Manage the athletic department equipment rooms
  • Serve as School Safe Environment Coordinator, ensuring that all employees and volunteers are SET compliant
  • Oversee, manage, and evaluate staff and operations of all JV and Freshman level athletics teams
  • Oversee all recruiting monitoring systems, including phone logs, contact evaluation forms
  • Coordinates marketing and promotional activities for university intercollegiate sports programs
Qualifications for assistant athletic director
  • Ability to work effectively and communicate with a diverse population of students and staff
  • An AEMA member or able to be certified within 1 year of hire date
  • Experience working with an inventory system, preferably Jump Forward
  • Minimum three (3) years collegiate media relations experience
  • This position will be for the night shift
  • Minimum 2 years' of demonstrated development experience is preferred
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Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of assistant athletic director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant athletic director
  • Tracks, reviews and submits all self-reports involving NCAA violations (Level III) and all waiver and reinstatement requests made to the NCAA
  • Creates and executes policies and procedures for enhanced institutional control consistent with NCAA and conference governance reform
  • Investigates and reports NCAA infractions
  • Develops and implements comprehensive marketing strategies for football and men’s & women’s basketball in ways to help increase season and game-day ticket sales and create an entertaining game-day atmosphere
  • Works in coordination with Ticket Sales Department in developing strategies to reach potential ticket buyers, increase season ticket sales, group sales and single-game sales for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball
  • Develops and implements marketing and promotional plans for football and men’s basketball
  • Oversees marketing and promotional efforts for women’s basketball and Olympic sports
  • Coordinates efforts to increase student attendance
  • Identifies and executes creative and innovative programs that engage both existing and potential fans to improve game atmosphere
  • Increases brand awareness through social media and traditional advertising avenues such as television, radio, billboards and print media
Qualifications for assistant athletic director
  • Minimum of two years' work experience in athletics operations, athletics facilities maintenance and/or logistics
  • Working knowledge of sports operations for the Saint Rose-sponsored teams is preferred
  • Strong organizational, written/oral and interpersonal communication skill
  • Ability to establish and main effective working relationships with multiple constituencies
  • Ability to work during daytime, evenings and weekends, consistent with the schedule of athletics events
  • The successful candidate will be passionate about intercollegiate athletics and be able to articulate the role athletics plays in student development
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Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant athletic director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant athletic director
  • Oversees one (1) full-time intern and other student intern staff/volunteers
  • Coordinates, develops and oversees distribution of marketing materials such as season ticket brochures, fan guides, posters, schedule cards, web artwork
  • Coordinates all advertising and trade opportunities (print/broadcast/web/social media)
  • Band/Cheer oversight as it relates to athletic events
  • Manages marketing/promotions budget for respective sports in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Designs, executes and administers the annual membership drive, including the establishment of goals, campaign timelines, and appropriate stewardship of all donors to the Golden Hurricane Club
  • Cultivates, solicits and stewards annual gifts up to $25k from alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations
  • Attends home athletic contests or events as assigned
  • Travels to away athletic contests or events as needed
  • Represents the University at conference meetings when required
Qualifications for assistant athletic director
  • Three to five years of full-time experience in intercollegiate athletics department operations
  • At least 2 years of direct-development and gift solicitation experience, preferably in Athletics, Higher Ed or other non-profit group
  • Experience and Training
  • Minimum 2 years of sales/marketing/development experience required
  • Ability to design marketing materials
  • Minimum of two (2) years successful ticket operations and/or ticket sales experience
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Assistant Athletic Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant athletic director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant athletic director
  • Provide academic counseling and support to student-athletes for assigned sports (currently men's and women's basketball) to ensure the student-athletes make appropriate progress towards graduation all academic matters related to University, conference and NCAA eligibility requirements
  • Reviewing progress towards degree of each student-athlete which includes running grades and check GPA’s to make sure they meet NCAA and institutional requirement
  • Monitoring NCAA certification for new students
  • Submit violations and student athlete waivers to the NCAA and ECC
  • Developing and implementing campus and community outreach programs including Jr
  • Collaborating with other areas to coordinate Athletics Directors participation at Athletic events
  • Hiring, paying and scheduling of game and event staff (PA, Scorer, Timers)
  • Manage a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects, coordinating solicitation strategies with the Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics and the Sr
  • Oversee all donor benefit allocation systems, for events, seat locations, game-day parking, away game ticketing, and postseason opportunities
  • Serve as senior advisor for game productions for all sports
Qualifications for assistant athletic director
  • Able to lead persuasively, train sales and service people for effective performance, and create a strong sales and service culture in the organization
  • Able to successfully collaborate with others in the organization, especially the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and university contacts to achieve business goals
  • Must be enthusiastic and creative
  • Seven or more years’ experience in athletic fundraising, ticket sales or higher education development
  • Demonstrated ability to personally generate revenue through a fundraising/ticket sales cycle
  • Experience soliciting major gifts of $50K+ is desirable

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