The Athletics Administration Fellow will be responsible for assisting the Associate Athletics Director Event Management & Facilities and Associate Athletics Director for Marketing & Promotions with assigned tasks and projects associated with Marketing & Promotions, Event Management, and Facilities Operations.
Examples of associated tasks include:
Assisting with planning, management, logistics, and execution of marketing & promotion events
Connecting with local community, youth groups and schools for game promotions and event participation
Serving as event manager and game day liaison for assigned sports, assist with football and ice hockey
Recruiting, hiring, training and managing student workers Marketing & Promotions
Manage pre-game and in-game promotions for assigned sports
Create graphics and brainstorm social media engagement opportunities
Work with local sponsors on package renewals and fulfillment
Build relationships and collaborate with campus partners
Conduct industry research on best practices and innovative fan engagement and marketing trends
Assist with budget analysis and management for various projects
Assist with ticketing/promotions newsletter Facilities Operations
Responsible for set-up and break down of home games, with assistance from Buildings & Grounds unit
Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and managing student workers
Assist with athletics facilities rentals
Assist with external television and/or live streaming companies, for Colgate home events
Responsible for placing and tracking facilities work orders
Assist in the scheduling of athletic facilities for practices, games, and events
Conduct industry research on best practices, forecasting, and guest services enhancements
Assist in creating, updating, and/or maintaining policies, plans, and other critical materials related to facilities and event management
Assist with conference and NCAA tournament bid processes and financial reporting
Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
Additionally, the Marketing & Events Fellow will plan and execute special events as assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Marketing & Promotions or Associate Athletics Director Event Management & Facilities.
Responsible for supporting the vision for the Division of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics, to be an inclusive community of competitive excellence, and for demonstrating the division's core values in all interactions, to be:
Thoughtful: careful, reasoned, inclusive, action
Driven: relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goals
Ability to assess, prioritize and execute an array of important tasks around shared priorities
A strong interest and commitment to pursuing a career in the profession of Intercollegiate Athletics
Demonstrated curricular and extracurricular achievements and community involvement
Experience and academic training in higher education and/or athletics administration
Advanced skills using spreadsheets, desktop publishing, and GTD methods
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years of work experience in Intercollegiate Athletics.
Master's degree or higher preferred.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.
Ability to work 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends as required.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 2323
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