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Former Michigan State AD Hollis is now working as a sports and entertainment consultant for MSU alum and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert's businesses. According to a Quicken Loans spokesperson, Hollis' "decades of experience and skill creating numerous unique and innovative events will help elevate Detroit's and our brand's joint mission to attract national exposure and positive impact. Mark is the perfect fit to help us continue to raise the national awareness of the many opportunities and the diverse, highly-skilled talent found in Detroit's new era of growth and optimism." Gilbert recently donated $15M to MSU for renovations to the Breslin Center and the establishment of a scholarship fund. (link)
Illinois AD Whitman is "increasingly confident" making a $50M-$60M ice hockey arena is a reality after pointing to a number of multi-million dollar gifts in the pipe. The Illini boss indicates starting men's & women's programs would take two to three years from saying "go." Such a facility would also include new digs for Men's & Women's Gymnastics, Wrestling & Volleyball. Overall, "We think that a wholesale solution, a new building, is the right answer. Generating the resources to build a new building for those sports is very, very challenging. We think that using hockey to drive that plan is the right answer. That allows us to create a new solution for those sports that I think otherwise would be very hard to come by." And on additional projects for other sport programs, "We want to make sure we’re identifying donors and different revenue opportunities that are unique to different projects that allow us to walk parallel paths and allow us to get different projects off the ground and get them completed at different points in times while others are happening." (link)
The OVC last week wrapped up its first spring meetings under a reorganized governance structure designed to increase collaboration and engagement among conference members. The new structure is comprised of four main cabinets focused on student-athlete experience and academics; competition; championships; and governance and administration. During the meetings, the OVC Board of Presidents' Working Group developed a distribution model to allot a portion of revenue to schools based on student-athletes' academic performance, pursuant to a recent NCAA measure. The model will seek to acknowledge the success of qualifying schools while focusing attention to the provision of academic services throughout the league. In addition, the board eliminated a provision that prohibited intra-conference transfer students who did not have permission to transfer from receiving athletically related aid during his or her first year of residency. Along with the Council of Directors of Athletics, the board also agreed to expand on the existing "sportsmanship statement" by including the parents of student-athletes in leadership roles alongside administrators and coaches. Full roundup. (link)
Among the topics addressed at SEC spring meetings in Destin last week was not the issue of a bylaw that requires conference presidents and/or chancellors to consult with Commish Sankey before signing off on athletic hires who have "engaged in unethical conduct as defined under NCAA bylaws or who [have] participated in activity that resulted, or may result, in a Level I, Level II or major infraction." The year-old bylaw was the subject of focus earlier this year when Sankey expressed dubiousness over the wisdom of Alabama's potential hiring of former Ole Miss FB HC Freeze. Despite the attention it received then, Sankey said the topic never came up, adding: "I think people understand the expectation. Feedback through the year has been appropriate. Our schools have met those expectations." Vanderbilt AD Williams echoes Sankey's sentiment, noting: "My gut reaction is with the standards we use, if they said there was something in there, we probably wouldn't be hiring the person. But I think it's been very helpful for us and good for the league." (link)
Sun Belt Commish Benson discussed the league's recent decision to institute a new strategic scheduling model for MBB beginning in 2019, saying right now there are "seven conferences that are not only getting the vast majority of at-large bids," but also getting better seeding. "The No. 9, 10, 11 or 12 seeds that we used to be getting. We’re tired of having our champion getting a lack of respect and getting No. 14 or 15 seeds. That’s what we’re trying to overcome." Benson also indicated a preference for forming an alliance with Conference USA, which announced a similar scheduling model. " When you look at the footprint of Conference USA and the Sun Belt, and the history between the two conferences, those matchups would make a lot of sense geographically and from a rivalry standpoint." The primary goal, Benson, adds, is to hopefully get a second team into the NCAA Tournament; however, if that doesn't happen, Benson says the next most important goal is to improve seeding to help a team move forward. "And our ultimate goal, obviously, is to have a team get to the Final Four. This model has the ingredients to enhance our chances to do that." (link)
Mercury News columnist Wilner expands on the turnover among Pac-12 presidents and chancellors in recent years, noting that with USC's parting of ways with Prez Nikias, the group which approved the hire of Commish Scott in 2009 is now down to UCLA Chancellor Block, Arizona State Prez Crow and Oregon State Prez Ray. Taken a step further, the group that approved Scott's decision to retain 100% of Pac-12 Networks ownership includes just the four aforementioned campus leaders and Colorado Chancellor DiStefano. Wilner points out that since Scott's spring 2009 hire date, the conference has hired more presidents and chancellors (28) than it has MBB coaches (22) and brings up the potentially relevant piece of information that the majority of current campus leaders were not part of the group that hired Scott or approved the Pac-12 Networks strategy. Wilner: "[The new presidents and chancellors] come into power not during a period of bliss but with frustration swirling … with fellow presidents and several athletic directors making less-than-flattering comments about the financial state of the conference." (link)
Kansas MBB HC Self tells The Athletic columnist Davis that the Rice Commission report met his expectations despite the criticism it has drawn from some. Self notes that from the outside, change seems easy to affect, but when viewed from within, things look different. "There’s so much thought that goes into certain things that maybe the lay person doesn’t understand. You’re seeing it from a public perspective, you’re seeing it from a university perspective, you’re seeing it from a PR perspective. Most of all, the way we should see it is what’s best for the student athletes’ perspective. It’s not an easy thing." Still, Self posits that if student-athletes are determined to be eligible for disability insurance, "if you can do that based on your potential future, your potential earnings, then why couldn’t a family take a loan out based on your future potential ability or earnings? That’s something that I’ve always thought would be a good idea." Regarding the recent FBI probe, Self says he hopes something can good can come from this despite all the negative press. "I don't know that anybody wants to be in a position where you can't control the narrative."(link)
Kentucky Sports Radio's Torres met with several MBB recruits during this weekend's Pangos All-American Camp to discuss a potential change to the one-and-done rule. Virtually all of the players in the class of 2020 (currently rising juniors) knew of the potential rule change, according to Torres, who also says "virtually all would consider a jump to the professional ranks if offered the opportunity." Moreover, some of the players are actively preparing for the eventuality. HS prospect Beauchamp, who is ranked 19th in 247's class of 2020: "Yeah, my dad talked to me about it. We discussed [how] I need to step it up more, get stronger, because that rule could be gone by my senior year." Torres also dismisses the notion that only the "elite" prospects will consider skipping college as "laughable," writing: "The landscape of the sport has changed so much just in the past few years, with players more focused on getting to the pro ranks, rather than being prepared once they get there." Still, Torres is quick to note that none of the players said they'd definitely make the jump, only that it's "clearly on their minds and is seriously being taken under consideration." (link)
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From Tallahassee, FL to Anchorage, AK is more than 4,500 miles by car (can you name the state from which Google Maps suggests the driver to cross over into Canada?). Such a trek is on the horizon for new Alaska Anchorage AD Myford, who takes over the reigns of the Seawolves after a number of years with IMG College, most recently running the property at Florida State. Myford will officially get started on July 31, "I understand the vital nature of our work, as our staff and coaches are charged with producing graduates who earn meaningful degrees and return to serve their communities as productive, honorable citizens." (link)
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UConn AD Benedict & his team are out & about around the Nutmeg State, "If we're going to grow our base of support, we can't just stay up in our Storrs offices. We have to get out to the people and visit communities. It’s absolutely fundamental and critical to our plan … because we're not filling up our venues all the time. Just like our coaches get out and recruit student-athletes, we have to get out and recruit fans." Benedict notes a good handle on expenses, but putting fans in stands is crucial to drive revenue numbers north. Looks like Benedict is also in the process of working on a new deal with IMG. (link)
The Athens Banner-Herald's Weiszer reports Georgia spent $60,500 with Collegiate Sports Associates during the process that led to the hire of new MBB HC Crean. That's up from $42,175 to CarrSports Consulting for its work during the appointment of FB HC Smart two years back. The Bulldogs also doled out $7,500 to Terry Pettit Coaching for assistance with a VB HC search in late 2016. Weiszer also indicates UGA used CSA for the hire of new Deputy AD for Administration Griffin, but no investment amount is noted. (link)
Buffalo's $30M fundraising push by 2020 is now over the $18M mark as the Murchie Family Fieldhouse continues toward completion next Spring. UB Deputy AD Gross: "These enhancements to our facilities infrastructure serve as tributes not only to the growth of our program but also the commitment to excellence shown by many of our generous supporters. We've made great strides over the last five years because of the exemplary support shown by so many, but we're just getting started. The Boldly Buffalo Campaign, and the resources we generate, will certainly serve as a critical catalyst for even greater things to come." (link)
AthleticDirectorU dives in on another Experts' Roundtable as usage trends & potential product changes for Instagram could impact social media strategies around the nation. Leaders from Georgia, Temple, Arkansas, Oregon State, Clemson, Kentucky & others chime in. Georgia Assoc. Director of Digital Services/Social Media Galas: "I view Instagram and Instagram Stories as two separate platforms. I use Instagram as place to place ever-green content. Content that can be viewed over and over and at different times throughout the week, month or even year. It’s almost for moments in time that need to be captured and saved. Instagram Stories on the other hand is more of a place for real-time information like quick hits, snippets of time that should be seen but doesn’t necessarily need to be saved for posterity." Temple Asst. AD for Digital Media Siegfried on the potential for long-form video on the platform, "If you are going to make a long form video you better make it good, because regardless of the platform it boils down to how well you can keep a viewer’s attention." Lots more. (link)
Nebraska FAR Potuto chats with 1.Question co-host @TaiMBrown, touches on potential ramifications of coming changes to student-athlete transfer rules & regulations, while maintaining academic integrity in the process. Potuto: "If we're only concerned about students as students, we wouldn't put a major competition in March, which is right in the middle of an academic semester. […] The way you get the best answer for what's best for Student-Athletes is when people on either side of an argument are pushing and asking questions trying to find the right place. […] The FAR should be informed and active in vetting potential compliance issues as, or before, they arise." (link)
More Personnel: Looks like outgoing NCAA EVP Luck made $800K in his first year on the job in Indy. (link); Michigan MBB HC Beilein is sticking in Ann Arbor, not headed to lead the Detroit Pistons, and will reportedly get a new deal worth nearly $4M per year through 2022-23. (link); Looks like Kansas State AD Taylor is hiring former Oklahoma skipper Hughes as his new Baseball HC. (link); Louisville Baseball HC McDonnell is officially out of the Mississippi State mix. (link); Maybe the move of Texas Southern MBB HC Davis to Detroit isn't quite done yet. (link); Highly-accomplished Florida Softball HC Walton gets a 10-year, yes, 10, extension in Gainesville. (link); Ventura Partners has added former Spencer Stuart executive Menkes to its ranks. (link); Wagner AD Hameline turns to Monmouth AHC DiSanti to help launch his new Field Hockey program on Staten Island. (link); Penn Sports Properties has a new leader in industry veteran Vanin, who was most recently at Spectra as VP of Biz Dev. (link); Former Clemson WBB HC Smith headed to take over the program at South Carolina State. (link)
Welp, it looks like click bait has officially come to the world of AD searches. Kansas's Rivals outlet has a picture of former Florida AD Foley leading its entry, "Changes to the list of candidates to watch." In the preview of the article, "Not long ago Jeremy Foley was considered one of the best, if not the best AD in the country. Two years ago Foley stepped down as the athletic director with the Gators. Some believe he would go back to work if the right job and right fit came open." Sorry, I didn't pay for access to read the rest. (link)
New Cal boss Knowlton pods with Bear Insider, says the Title IX transition to prong one will be tough, but cutting sport programs is the absolute last option. Points to the important role FAR Jacobsen will play in bridging the gap with campus constituencies "to help open conversations." Knowlton also thinks the key to cultivating younger fans & donors is being visible in the community, transparent & to tell a good story about the brand. So far, the engagement he's been a part of has been "fabulous." (link)
Eastern Washington’s student newspaper profiles new AD Hickey, reporting that she will continue to fill coaching and administrative vacancies throughout the summer and focus on reviewing how people interact with EWU athletics, including fans, donors, and students. Hickey: "We just want to have everything laid out, everything comfortable. And then this first year we’ll really take time to review how things go and see if there are some new initiatives that we want to put in place, but I need to see a season. I’ve heard great things about how people like to come in and tailgate and I just need to kind of view it before we make any major, drastic changes." Another big key for Hickey will be listening to the EWU community: "I invite people to contact me and I would rather have a lot of calls and a lot of conversations. I don’t want apathy. We don’t need apathy. We need to really get engaged and communicate with each other. And even if there’s some tough discussions and some tough decisions to make — we want to hit those head on." (link)
Hazing among the Air Force Men's LAX squad has led some senior cadet-athletes who were involved to not be allowed to graduate with their peers, "while the academy evaluates whether they should be allowed to receive their commissions as officers in the Air Force." Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Silveria on the same issues within the Men's Swimming program, "I actually stopped some of those swimmers in the middle of a swim meet, and took them away from the swim meet, because that’s what our values represent. It’s a privilege to wear Air Force on your jersey or your swim cap." Silveria also says he's close to appointing a firm to thoroughly review the department's culture & climate. Sounds like it's going to be a company that's done such work in college athletics before, not an investigative unit from within the AFA. More. (link)
Former Baylor FB student-athlete Ukwauchu sees his sexual assault conviction reinstated by Texas' highest criminal appeals court. Ukwauchu can continue his appeals, but no longer on the basis of text message communications with the victim, which were the center point of this iteration in the case. (link); "Public university systems with schools in the nation’s five major athletic conferences paid out more than $10.5 million in settlements related to sexual-harassment claims in 2016 and ’17, according to a Wall Street Journal review of recent settlements, gathered mainly through public-records requests." Important note: WSJ's Korn uses "in the nation's five major athletic conferences" as a descriptor. The 59 settlements reviewed from 22 universities did not all stem from athletic departments, but the overall institutions. (link)
Also Noticed: LEAD1's 'Byte of the Week' centers on the Alston/Jenkins cases. (link); A Softball program doesn't look to be in the cards at TCU. (link); Media investor & analyst Jackson: "Wow. On his pod with @JalenRose today, @BillSimmons hinted at a Fall partnership between The Ringer and ESPN." (link); Six college baseball programs had 10 or more student-athletes drafted, led by Kentucky's 13. Also: Arkansas, Texas Tech, Wichita State, North Carolina & South Carolina. Here's a list of all programs with two more more draftees. (link); The $250M lawsuit between "Western Kentucky and companies that had bought the school's international merchandise licenses" based on an Italian company knocking off WKU's Big Red mascot has been revived by an Italian court. Now headed to the Milan Court of Appeals. (link); Central Michigan FB gets a date with Alabama in 2023. $1.75M payday. (link, link); No Mississippi State cowbells at this weekend's Baseball Regional at Vanderbilt. How many will get smuggled in? (link); ESPN's Rovell: "@KennyDichter, founder of @wheelsup, which is sponsoring Justify, tells CNBC that the private jet company will go public in 500-750 days. That’s a good thing for Wisconsin. Dichter is one of school’s best boosters." (link); CBSSports.com's Dodd: "10 of 11 states projected to have highest handles when sports gambling is legalized within 5 years are homes to Big Ten or Big 12 schools. Source: USA Today." (link); Oh my, Red Panda took a spill last night during the Cavs-Warriors game. (link); IMG gets the assignment to aid Canada's university sports system, U Sports, to sell in corporate sponsorships. (link)
We've all been stuck in one before: A dead end conversation where you can't seem to connect with the other party on an issue of conflict. Here are some solutions: 1) "Stuck listening to chronic complainers...ask them to suggest a solution"; 2) "If your conversation partner gets caught up in boasting or reciting a litany of achievements, consider trying to jar him out of his rut by complimenting him and volunteering some information about yourself"; or, 3) "If a conversation gets mired in a divisive issue, one exit route is to hold up a hand and announce, 'You know what? We’re not having this discussion right now' […] Be respectful but don’t smile, so participants will take you seriously." Overall, "When emotions run high, it’s often best to interrupt the pattern so everyone can calm down, then refocus on trying to understand each other’s views without judging them." (link)
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(NEW!) Director of Athletics (Abilene Christian University / Abilene, TX): Lead ACU athletics:Strong faith integration, fund-raising skills, ability to attract and develop great talent & strong understanding of complex NCAA landscape and ability to navigate it strategically. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Senior Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations & Internal Affairs (University of Hartford / West Hartford, CT): Administrative oversight of financial and budgetary operations of the University’s athletics programs, oversee the Business &Ticket Office & Equipment Room & provide leadership, supervision of staff. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Director of Compliance (Rutgers University / Piscataway, NJ): This position will supervise all aspects associated with Bylaw(s) 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 20 for a subset of sports and liaison groups. See link, http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/66928, for info. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Dir./Asst. Dir. Compliance (College of William and Mary / Williamsburg, VA): The Asst. Director or Director of Compliance assists with day-to-day operations of the Compliance Svcs office. Position will coordinate all aspects of NCAA DI Compliance for assigned sports/depts. More details HERE.

Director of Strategic Communications and Stewardship (Razorback Foundation, Inc. (University of Arkansas) / Fayetteville, AR): Develop comprehensive communication plan using creative & innovative direct/indirect strategic communications and develop/implement storytelling & digital platforms to advance our mission/brand. More details HERE.

Video Producer (Purdue University / West Lafayette, IN): Responsible for shooting, producing, directing and editing of video content for Athletics. Bachelor's degree and 2 years experience in video production required. All applicants must apply online. More details HERE.

Director of Athletics (Austin Peay State University / Clarksville, TN): Position has oversight of strategic planning, fiscal affairs, staffing, fundraising and promotions, athletics facilities, compliance, and operations for a 16 sport NCAA D1 FCS athletics program. More details HERE.

Event Coordinator (Washington State University / Pullman, WA): Event Coord assists in the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive strategic event and facility mgt plan for all home athletic events; wsujobs.com through 6/13/18 EO/AA. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Softball (The University of Delaware / Newark, DE): The Head Coach for Softball is responsible for fostering a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness throughout the program, including but not limited to staffing, recruiting, and team development. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing (Elon University / Elon, NC): Elon University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Assistant Director of Marketing. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Development Marketing and Communications-Intercollegiate Athletics (Purdue Research Foundation / West Lafayette, IN): Strategize with the Director of Annual Giving and Premium Seating on communication and marketing techniques to increase membership, retain existing membership, and determine solicitation calendar. More details HERE.

Director, Accounting and Finance (Atlantic Coast Conference / Greensboro, NC): Responsible for day-to-day accounting functions of the ACC office while providing regular support for financial and business operations. More details HERE.

Compliance Coordinator (University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics / Tuscaloosa, AL): Position is responsible for all aspects of Bylaw 13 for all Olympic Sports, provide interpretive guidance to coaches and staff, process waivers and violations and other duties as assigned. More details HERE.

Chief Operating Officer (University of Connecticut - Division of Athletics / Storrs, CT): The Chief Operating Officer will work with the Director of Athletics with the overall planning, implementation, administration, direction, and supervision of the Athletic Department. More details HERE.

Senior Associate AD-Facilities & Operations (University of South Dakota / Vermillion, SD): Will serve as a key decision-maker and member of the senior leadership team while having oversight of athletics facilities and event operations for the universities 18 NCAA DI athletic programs. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development (South Dakota State University / Brookings, SD): The Assistant AD for Development will maintain a portfolio of annual fund, capital, and endowment donors, with conjunctive oversight of development office day-to-day operations and budget management. More details HERE.

Director of Sales and Sponsorships (Belmont University / Nashville, TN): This position is responsible for growing sponsorship revenue through prospecting, securing, fulfilling, and retaining corporate sponsorships for Belmont's intercollegiate athletics program. More details HERE.

Regional Sales Manager (Tailgate Guys / Austin/Chicago): Opportunity to join Tailgate Guys as the Regional Sales Manager - Positions will work under our SVP of Sales & Business Dev & directly with each of our General Managers to assist w/ sales leadership. More details HERE.

Assistant Director-Media Relations (2 positions) (University of Tennessee / Knoxville, TN): Assistant Director for Media Relations in The University of Tennessee Athletics Department. (2 positions). More details HERE.

Business Office Manager (University of Tennessee / Knoxville, TN): The Business Office in the Department of Athletics is searching for a Business Office Manager. The primary purpose of the position is to manage and supervise the daily business activities in Athletics. More details HERE.

Director of Communications and Digital Media Strategy (Horizon League / Indianapolis, IN): We are seeking an innovative leader to oversee all aspects of media communications for league sports, including men's basketball, with an emphasis on creative social media strategies. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville / Edwardsville, IL): The position will oversee special fundraising projects, develop and implement fundraising initiatives and events, manage the Athletics Excellence Fund, and oversee all ticket operations. More details HERE.

Marketing and Promotions Manager (University of Colorado / Boulder, CO): The Athletics Department at CU Boulder is now accepting applications for a Marketing and Promotions Manager! This position oversees game day operations and entertainment to maximize the fan experience. More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director for Leadership and Development (University of Richmond / Richmond, VA): The Associate Athletic Director for Leadership & Development will supervise, manage, and implement the department's leadership and development initiatives for student-athletes, coaches, and staff. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance (University of Richmond / Richmond, VA): This position ensures that all operations are carried out within the spirit and letter of the rules and policies of the NCAA, applicable conferences, and the University of Richmond. More details HERE.

Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications (University of San Diego / San Diego, CA): Responsible for managing the Athletics Communications office, ensures integration with Athletics Marketing office to buildout the vision/set direction for our strategic communication & digital efforts. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director for Development (Eastern Kentucky University / Richmond, KY): The Assistant A.D. for Development- is responsible for managing and leading a comprehensive program with the purpose of identifying, soliciting, & closing individual and corporate major gifts. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director, Athletics Marketing (University of Hartford / West Hartford, CT): Responsible for the year-round planning, development, implementation & execution of marketing & promotion for the Athletic Department, including generating revenue and enhancing the athletics brand. More details HERE.

Executive Director of Development, Major Gifts (University of Louisville Athletic Association / Louisville, KY): The Executive Director of Development-Major Gifts is responsible for developing/leading a comprehensive program with the purpose of identifying, soliciting, & closing individual/corporate major gifts. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing (Northwestern University / Evanston, IL): Responsible for oversight of select sports. This position facilitates the creation & execution of strategic plans supporting brand awareness, ticket sales & other revenue-generating initiatives. More details HERE.

Head Coach - Baseball (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): Duties include : enhance and maintain a quality competitive baseball program by recruiting quality NCAA Division I student athletes who can compete in the field and in the classroom. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development (Eastern Michigan University / Ypsilanti, MI): Incumbent will serve as a major gifts officer on behalf of Intercollegiate Athletics and University Advancement focused on pipeline building of prospects capable of giving $10,000+. More details HERE.

Director of Creative Media (Athletx Sports Group / Louisville, KY): Leading youth baseball & softball events & media company looking for a super-talented digital professional who has cut their teeth in college athletics & wants to put their fingerprints on building a portfolio of brands from the ground up on digital. Very competitive salary range & the Director will lead a media team of four, including a Director of Video & two Content Strategists. Athletx brands already have 500K+ social media likes/follows. More details HERE.

Director of Video (Athletx Sports Group / Louisville, KY): Leading youth baseball & softball events & media company looking for an outstanding video lead to capture the essence of the industry, Athletx's brands & its corporate partners. Excellent opportunity to shape the digital roadmap of a surging company. Very competitive salary range with significant creative freedom. More details HERE.

Director of Ticket Operations (Ohio University / Athens, OH): Assist with the management of all areas of the athletic ticket office. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Athletics, Compliance (University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ): Responsible for all activities associated with NCAA & Pac-12 eligibility for current & prospective student-athletes. Supervise:initial & continuing eligibility/hardships/waivers/transfers, & Bylaw 14. More details HERE.

Assistant Director, Athletics Communications (George Washington University / Washington, DC): The Assistant Director of Athletics Communications is the primary contact for five of GW’s 27 sports including women’s basketball, which generates significant external media coverage. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Baseball (San Jose State University / San Jose, CA): The Baseball Head Coach will report directly to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Relations. The incumbent will be a positive energetic leader with the ability to teach, motivate, and recruit student athletes. More details HERE.

Chief Financial Officer (University of Nevada, Reno / Reno, NV): The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Athletics oversees the budgetary, fiscal, and business operations of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA). More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director- Compliance (UC San Diego / La Jolla, CA): The Assoc AD- Compliance will coordinate and oversee the Intercollegiate Athletics’ compliance and recruiting daily operations; particularly the institution's transition from NCAA DII to DI. More details HERE.

Senior Director, Big Screens and Fan Entertainment (Virginia Tech / Blacksburg, VA): In-arena fan entertainment. Deliver personalized, significant and unexpected experiences to Virginia Tech's home venues. More details HERE.

Ticket Operations Director (UC San Diego / La Jolla, CA): Manages ticket operations, development of the ticketing platform, policies and procedures, including setting up venue seat mapping and digital ticketing programs for Athletic Department events. More details HERE.

Coordinator, Big Screens Motion GFX (Virginia Tech / Blacksburg, VA): In-arena fan entertainment. Assists in developing, producing, and directing content, shows, and presentations. More details HERE.

Coordinator, Women's Basketball Operations (Long Beach State University / Long Beach, CA): This position provides administrative support to the Women's Basketball program. More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director, Strategic Communications (University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ): Seeking experienced professional to serve as primary communications and media contact for VP/Director of Athletics and the department; oversee and direct all aspects for 21 Division I sports programs. More details HERE.


Head Coach, Women’s Tennis (University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ): The University of Arizona is seeking applications for an experienced professional to oversee and lead the Women’s Tennis Program. More details HERE.

Development & Events Coordinator for Athletics (University of Rhode Island Foundation / Kingston, RI): The dev/events coordinator assists with coordination and implementation of an athletics-focused donor relations and stewardship program, as well as oversees athletic development -related events. More details HERE.

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics (Oakland University / Auburn Hills, MI): Oakland University is searching for an AD to lead their D1 program. For all inquiries, please contact Glenn Sugiyama of DHR International c/o John Buechli, Associate at jbuechli@dhrinternational.com. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director of Development (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Establish, develop, & implement goals. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward of donors/prospects for major gifts. Overall planning, implementation and day to day operations of the Aztec Club. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director for Development (Kennesaw State University / Kennesaw, GA): Responsible for developing and implementing strategies to acquire private support for Kennesaw State University (KSU) Department of Athletics, with an emphasis on major gifts. More details HERE.

Assistant AD for Marketing & Event Experience - Position # P100038805 (University of Miami / Coral Gables, FL): The Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing and Event Experience is responsible for the creating a first-class experience for all University of Miami athletics events. More details HERE.

Assistant AD for Business Operations - Position #P100038812 (University of Miami / Coral Gables, FL): The Assistant AD for Business Operations is responsible for oversight of all financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems for the University of Miami Department of Athletics. More details HERE.

Physician (Purdue University Chief of Athletic Medicine) (Franciscan Physician Network / Purdue University / Lafayette, IN): Franciscan Physician Network is seeking an experienced Board Certified Sports Medicine physician with five years of experience to serve as the Head Team Physician at the prominent Purdue University. More details HERE.

Graphic Designer - Position # P100038811 (University of Miami / Coral Gables, FL): The Graphic Designer supports the sales, marketing, communications and digital initiatives of the department through the design and layout of various creative elements. More details HERE.

Ticket Office Assistant (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Provide customer service & ticket sales in person & via telephone. Assist outbound ticket sales team. Assist with seat relocation requests. Serve in a supervisor role on game night for football. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): The position will oversee, direct, and manage all aspects of Athletic Fund Raising, Sponsorships, Marketing, Merchandise, and Licensures associated with the MTSU Athletic department. More details HERE.

Associate/Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance (Seton Hall University / South Orange, NJ): This position’s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to, all compliance related activities for (14) assigned sports. More details HERE.

Director of Major Gifts & Advancement (Rose Bowl Stadium / Pasadena, CA): The global icon and National Historic Landmark Rose Bowl Stadium is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Major Gifts & Advancement within its 501c3 organization, the Legacy Foundation. More details HERE.

Assistant Director for Athletics Giving Programs (University of North Carolina Wilmington / Wilmington, NC): The Assistant Director for Athletics Giving Programs is a member of a team of development and advancement professionals within a dynamic and growing athletics program. More details HERE.

Director of Athletics (Bethany College / Bethany, WV): Bethany College (DIII), a member of the Presidents Athletics Conference, seeks a dynamic and energetic leader to become its new Director of Athletics. More details HERE

Director of Advancement- Senior Associate Athletic Director (University of Illinois at Chicago / Chicago, IL): The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for the Director of Advancement/Senior Associate Athletic Director role. TO APPLY DIRECTLY, GO TO http://jobs.uic.edu/Chicago. More details HERE.

Assistant Director - Ticket Operations (Stanford University / Stanford, CA): The Stanford University Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director, Ticket Operations. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Compliance (Southern Methodist University / Dallas, TX): The Assistant Director of Compliance assists with the day-to-day operations of Athletics Compliance Office. More details HERE.

Outbound Ticket Revenue Manager (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Increase season ticket sales, mini plan sales, & group sales. Hiring/training of staff. Working with Marketing & Ticket Office on football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, & softball ticket sales. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletics - Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives (Brown University / Providence, RI): This position serves as a key member of the Department of Athletics senior management team with a specific focus on diversity & inclusion initiatives. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director 4 (Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing) (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State University Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking an Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing. Please view full job description at http://apptrkr.com/1220291. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Ticket Services (Kansas State University / Manhattan, KS): Oversee daily TO operations. Primary contact for w-basketball and w-soccer, & baseball supervision. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletic Communications (Baylor University / Waco, TX): The Associate Director of Athletic Communications is responsible for coordinating outgoing messaging to shape, enhance and protect the Baylor Athletics brand and image. More details HERE.

Assistant AD for Major Gifts (Temple University / Philadelphia, PA): Incumbent will devise strategies and be responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship with the purpose of advancing donor levels with major gifts and leadership annual gifts. More details HERE.

DIR/MULTIMEDIA SERVICES (Central Michigan University / Mount Pleasant, MI): Create & manage content including productions, broadcasts, social media/website, scripting, videoboard content, promotions, music, live broadcasts on ESPN3. Oversee budget, equipment & staff. More details HERE.

Asst Dir-Athletics & Director of Philanthropy (Eastern Washington University / Cheyney, WA): Eastern Washington University is currently seeking an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-ATHLETICS & DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY. To apply and view job detail, please visit http://www.Click2Apply.net/m5pjd5nnxyrfcmzh.

Director of Athletics (Clayton State University / Morrow, GA): Clayton State University, a member of the Peach Belt Conference, is seeking an Athletic Director responsible for managing all aspects of intercollegiate athletics. More details HERE.

Director-Managerial (Standard) Associate Athletic Director - Development (University of Texas at El Paso / El Paso, TX): Associate Athletic Director Directs, coordinates, and implements all fundraising initiatives for Department of Athletics. UTEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director, Facilities & Event Management (Tulane University / New Orleans, LA): The Assistant AD, Facilities/Event Management reports directly to the Sr. Associate AD, Business & Operations. Manages the day-to-day aspects of facilities maintenance activities. More details HERE.

Director of Communications (American Athletic Conference / Providence, RI): The individual will serve as a key member of the American Athletic Conference's communications/external relations team with primary responsibilities focused on men's basketball. More details HERE.
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