Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Revenue Generation #441933

Lamar University
June 12, 2023
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Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Revenue Generation #441933

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Position Information

Posting Number 20112659

Position Title Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Revenue Generation #441933 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Athletics Director

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

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.

About This Role:

The Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Revenue Generation reports directly to the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will oversee all external units within the athletic department: Cardinal Athletic Fund, corporate sponsorships, marketing, media relations and ticketing.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive strategic plan for Athletics revenue generation, including management of corporate sponsorships, ticket operations, marketing, media rights, and all other operating and non-operating revenue.
  • Lead Athletics department in all external donor engagement efforts in connection with and in support of the Athletics strategic plan and comprehensive Revenue Generation plan.

  • Lead various units and initiatives within Athletics, including corporate sponsorships, development, ticket sales, licensing, marketing, athletic communications, fundraising and multi-media rights.

  • 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.

  • Responsible for the performance, development, and professional growth of all direct reports.

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

  • Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
  • Benefits:

    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

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a field relevant to the position summary and essential job functions
  • 5-7 years progressively increasing responsibility and experience in external revenue generation in college of professional sports or equivalent experience required; master's degree or higher preferred.
  • Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.
  • Proven track record with building and maintaining positive professional relationships with various corporate sponsorships and stakeholders.
  • Proven experience and success in finding innovative and creative opportunities to engage multiple constituencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop revenue generation strategies and plans, goal setting, monitors and follows through effectively.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive and collaborative work environment.
  • 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

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree and 5-7 years progressively increasing responsibility and experience in external revenue generation in college of professional sports or equivalent experience
  • 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 05/01/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcript 1
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