Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7081330 (Ref.No. 21A100081)
Posted: July 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University Lifting Barriers
Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) invites applications for an Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement.  Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director, External Operations & Senior Women’s Administrator, this individual will play an integral role in all facets of athletics marketing.  The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing comprehensive marketing and social networking plans and promoting the Rider Athletics brand in an effort to increase attendance and awareness at home athletic contests, maximizing the game-day fan experience, and supplementing corporate sponsorship fulfillment efforts. The Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement will assist with broadcasts of events via BroncVision, ESPN3 and ESPN+ and coordinate usage of the video board and LED digital scorer’s tables as well as coordinate all graphic design elements for the department.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One to two years’ athletics marketing experience at a college or university or other athletics entity
  • Basic working knowledge and willingness to comply with NCAA rules
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Adobe creative suite and graphic design skills
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of technological trends in athletics marketing

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Master’s degree

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.


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