Work directly with the Director of Athletics and serve on the Senior Management Team that assist in the overall strategic direction of the athletic programs as well as special assigned times with the Vice President University for Advancement. The position will oversee, direct, and manage all aspects of Athletic Development, Sponsorships, Marketing, Merchandise, and Licensures associated with the MTSU Athletic department. This position will oversee these specific areas and duties will include but not be limited to: Capital Fundraising, Blue Raider Athletic Association (BRAA) membership and development, oversight of all athletic marketing, oversee athletic sponsorships and partnerships with oversight of the contracted Sports Marketing and Sponsorship Group (Learfield) and the Collegiate Licensure for all athletic merchandise as well as all other revenue sources for the athletic programs. The position will serve as the chief athletic development officer and provide leadership to the Athletic Development Office with primary responsibility for major and capital gift campaigns (primarily gifts of $100,000 and above) and development and implementation of all required Athletic Campaigns. Other essential duties include but are not limited to: sports oversight of assigned sports programs to include Baseball, Men's and Women's Tennis Men's and Women's Golf programs and other sports as assigned by the Director of Athletics. The incumbent will be expected to create innovative strategies to increase and enhance the athletic financial and physical support and loyalty to the university athletic programs working closely with and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Required Education Bachelor's degree in marketing, sports management, business administration or related field required.
Required Related Experience Three (3) years progressively responsible, successful administrative and/or fund-raising experience which may include successful coaching or sports oversight experience.
Desirable Related Experience Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in Athletics administrative, fund raising, sports management or a related business field preferred. Master's degree in marketing, sports management or business administration preferred with knowledge of the Middle Tennessee community viewed as an asset.
Documents Needed to Apply Resume Required
Application Review Date: October 21, 2021; For optimal consideration, please apply before September 28, 2021.