Assistant to the Athletic Director for External Initiatives and Special Projects
East Tennessee State University
June 11, 2018
Johnson City, Tennessee
Full-time - Entry Level
Operations, Operations - Administrative Support
East Tennessee State University seeks to fill the position of Assistant to the Athletic Director for External Initiatives and Special Projects. Responsible to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Assistant to the Athletic Director is responsible for assisting in all aspects of athletic administration. This position performs a wide range of functions that incorporates all facets of athletic department operations. This position has responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following: developing the university brand; strategic planning and implementation of athletic department and university initiatives; review of all employment, contest, and revenue contracts; fundraising (major gifts and annual fund); developing marketing and corporate relationships; coordination and execution of special events; facilities planning; liaison to local and state government; public speaking appearances; representing the athletic program & athletic director at campus/community meetings and events; planning and implementation of new athletic programs; assistance with interviewing/hiring process of new coaches and administrative personnel; and collaboration with all athletic department external constituents to increase incremental revenue for the athletic department. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
J.D. Degree, work experience in an FCS athletics department, demonstrated proficiency in donor data base and/or electronic ticketing application
Screening will begin 6/12/18. AA/EOE.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.