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Assistant Athletic Director for Corporate Sponsorships

Company: Lamar University
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information
Posting Number 20112749
Position Title Assistant Athletic Director for Corporate Sponsorships
FTE 1.00
Position Type Staff
Department Athletics Director
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
The Assistant Athletic Director for Corporate Sponsorships reports directly to the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Revenue Generation. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the external affairs of the department of athletics with an emphasis on external partnerships. This position will work closely with other external initiatives including the Cardinal Athletic Fund, marketing, media relations and ticketing.
What You'll Do - Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for the Athletics Corporate Partnership Program. This includes management of existing corporate sponsorships as well as identifying and growing new sponsorship arrangements.

  • Responsible for the implementation and management of the system processes and software platform utilized to track corporate sponsorships. This platform will be used to track sponsorship arrangements, monitor an inventory of marketable assets, serve as a resource in developing new agreements, and track the performance of sponsorship arrangements.

  • Support various units and initiatives within Athletics, including ticket operations, licensing, marketing, fundraising and multi-media rights.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator for all special athletic events.

  • Provides direct support for game day operations, including coordination of fulfillment responsibilities associated with corporate sponsorships. Serve as primary liaison for all athletic suites and other special athletic offerings.

  • Serve on the senior leadership staff of the Department of Athletics and provide input into the overall execution of the athletics department. Ensure efforts are collaborative and the work is unified amongst the university and athletics staff.

  • Support mission and vision of The Cardinal Athletic Fund, as well as that of Lamar University, with integrity and in compliance with all NCAA , conference and University rules, policies, and procedures.

  • Serve as a sport administrator for assigned sport(s).

    Who We Are:
    Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
    Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
    At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

    • Health, dental & vision insurance

    • Life insurance

    • State of Texas Retirement plans

    • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.

    • Paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.

      Minimum Qualifications
      What You'll Need to Succeed - Minimum Qualifications

      • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field

      • 1-3 years progressively increasing responsibility and experience working with external corporate partnerships in college or professional sports or equivalent; master's degree preferred.

        EEO Statement
        Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer
        Veteran's Preference Statement
        Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
        Preferred Qualifications
        Security Sensitive Statement
        This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code -51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
        Salary Commensurate
        Work Hours
        Application Information
        Posting Date 09/18/2023
        Close Date
        Open Until Filled Yes
        Special Instructions

Keywords: Lamar University, Beaumont , Assistant Athletic Director for Corporate Sponsorships, Executive , Beaumont, Texas

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