Senior Associate/Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs

Posting Date 
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
Job Type
Full Time - Experienced
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
Preferred Education
Master's degree

Job Description

Drake University is seeking a Senior Associate Athletics Director/Associate Athletics Director (based on experience) for External Affairs to join the athletics department senior staff while serving as the lead fundraiser for the department and having oversight of all external relations areas. This individual will report to the Director of Athletics and provide leadership for the following areas in the athletics department: advancement, communications, creative services, marketing, ticket operations and ticket sales. Additionally, this position provides sport supervision responsibilities, potentially including football.

Employer Information
Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.  No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status.  
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Application Instructions

All applicants must submit:
An online Drake University employment application
Detailed cover letter explaining your interest, relevant preparation for, and vision for the position.
Resume or CV
Three (3) references
Official transcripts or copy of official transcripts of your highest degree earned.

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