Associate Athletics Director for External Operations
Company: University of Virginia
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I
program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The
Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now
accepting applications for the position of Associate Athletics
Director for External Operations. The University, located in
Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known
for its teaching, research, and public service. UVA sponsors a
27-sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes
approximately 750 student-athletes.
The Department of Athletics seeks an Associate Athletics
Director for External Operations. Reporting to the Deputy Athletics
Director, the Associate Athletics Director for External Operations
will be responsible for day to day oversight of various external
units. In this role, the Associate Athletics Director is
responsible to facilitate growth and increase revenue by developing
marketing plans that will promote brand recognition and strategic
revenue generation opportunities.
The position may serve as a sport administrator for assigned
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee day to day management responsibilities of various
external units: marketing and fan engagement, media relations,
creative services, video services, broadcast and event
Lead the planning, development and execution of revenue
Work closely with creative services to oversee the development
of creative elements to support plans.
Ensure alignment of units to support all external
Plan, create, and implement marketing, brand management and
Foster a positive, high-performing team culture focused on
creating a first-class fan experience.
Collaborate with Director of Ticket Sales on sales strategies,
management, and marketing campaigns.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with external partners.
Facilitate consistent messaging across all channels.
Serve as primary day to day contact for multimedia rights
Develop strategies to enhance the departments brand development
Oversee licensing program and serve on the University Licensing
Utilize market research and data insights to drive revenue
- Adhere to NCAA, ACC, and University compliance rules.
Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in sports marketing,
revenue generation, sales, brand management, digital media,
advertising, and/or a related field.
Prior supervisory experience.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to
work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to build relationships, collaborate, and work
effectively with diverse constituents.
Strong work ethic.
Knowledge of NCAA, ACC, and University compliance rules.
- Organizational and project management skills.
The successful candidate will pass a background check. The
deadline for applications is May 5, 2021. External applicants
please attach resume, cover letter, and contact information for
three references at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs,
requisition number R0023678. Please note that ALL documents must be
uploaded in the Resume box. For internal UVA applicants, please go
to "Find Jobs" in Workday and look for "R0023678." For information
about the position or the application process, please contact
Michele Jarman, email@example.com.
Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to
Department of Athletics staff, as only applications received
through this system will be accepted.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System
which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and
Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences
Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our
faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing
itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or
expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political
affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual
orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic
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