Athletics Assistant Director, 4 for Forever Support and Community Building

University of Notre Dame

United States

October 12, 2021


Position Information

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Job Title Athletics Assistant Director, 4 for Forever Support and Community Building Job Description

Notre Dame Athletics believes that our student-athletes are part of our family forever. This is why we say our commitment to them is for more than 4 years, it's “4 for Forever.” As a valued member of the Grow Lead Do Center (GLD), this exciting position will be critical in bringing our “4 for Forever'' commitment to life. They will develop and direct a proactive and systematic engagement, support, and community building strategy for football alumni as well as Monogram winners in all sports who are competing for or have recently retired from a professional sports organization and/or Olympic team. Additionally, this position will lead initiatives to support the development and mentorship of current student-athletes who aspire to compete as professional and/or Olympic athletes and will support GLD Center leadership and personal development programming as a facilitator, presenter, and/or advisor.

Notre Dame Athletics is committed to building a diverse workforce passionate about maximizing the student-athlete experience. Our pillars of Education; Excellence; Faith; Tradition and Community guide us in the inclusive work we do each and every day and we are eager to attract individuals who can positively contribute to that work. We firmly believe we can all create change together locally and be a catalyst for change nationally through our StaND Together commitment to Listen, Amplify, Focus, Diversify, Engage and Vote.

Main responsibilities of this role include:

● Strategically communicating with and developing meaningful engagement opportunities for Notre Dame's football, professional sports, and Olympic team alumni;

● Developing and implementing best in class initiatives and resources that enhance the total development of Notre Dame's football, professional sports, and Olympic team alumni;

● Partnering with student-athlete development team members to enhance all areas of personal development – including but not limited to leadership, career, spirituality, service, and well-being – by activating our alumni network to enrich initiatives;

● Representing the department of athletics at key University events during football weekends and throughout the academic year;

● Assisting with special projects and initiatives of our department – i.e. Diversity & Inclusion Council, Special Guest Hosting, Sport Administration Program, etc.

Have we peaked your interest? This opportunity will open doors for you to grow both professionally and personally. The University's distinct mission of being a force for good allows you to grow in ways you never dreamed possible. Not only do we offer a great work culture, but we pride ourselves on an unparalleled benefits package to maximize your well-being.

To join our team, you must be driven to lead, educate and serve. There are a great deal of moving parts so innovative thinking, creative problem-solving, strong interpersonal skills, organization and the ability to work independently are just a few of the qualities necessary for this role.

Our search is on! If you can add to the value of our team, we want to hear from you.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have experience as a Division I student-athlete and/or Professional or Olympic athlete
  • Must have relationship building skills while working with diverse groups
  • Must be able to organically connect with current and former student athletes
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in higher education, communication, business, sports management or similar disciplines.
  • Previous experience working with Division I student-athletes or Professional or Olympic athletes
  • Special Instructions to Applicants Department Student Development & Welfare (11040) Department Website Family / Sub-Family Athletics / Gnrl Athletics Career Stream/Level EIC 3 Specialist Department Hiring Pay Range Commensurate with experience Pay ID Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt Job Category Athletics Job Type Full-time Schedule: Days of Week & Hours Schedule: Hours/Week Schedule: # of months

    Posting Detail Information

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Job Posting Date (Campus) 09/13/2021

    Job Posting Date (Public) 09/13/2021 Job Closing Date 10/12/2021 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S22838 Quick Link for Internal Postings https: //

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents