Assistant Director of Athletics for Internal & External Affairs

Posting Date  
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
Job Type 
Full Time - Entry Level
Preferred Education 
Bachelor's Degree

Job Description 
Western Connecticut State University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Director of Athletics for Internal & External Affairs.

Responsibilities include: Prepares budget proposals, financial reports and post-event reports for various sponsorship/university events; Assists in the oversight of all fundraising/foundation accounts; Provides guidance to club sports transitioning to NCAA team status; Provides oversight of part-time employees; Assists with developing long-term strategic plans for external partnerships and initiatives, maximizing existing and new revenue streams and assists with strategic branding for the department; Assists in and oversees marketing, in-game promotions, and game management of home athletic events; Assists with fundraising efforts and events programming; Develops, organizes, implements and provides oversight for all athletic and sports specific marketing plans; Assists in coordination of all team travel; Works collaboratively with the Office of Institutional Advancement to establish and obtain revenues and a reporting system that tracks and reports on contributions from donors; Maintains the database of contact information for former student-athletes; Collaborates with the Career Success Center to assist with workshops, seminars and internships with corporate sponsors for student-athletes.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field is required, as is three (3) years of experience working in athletics. Must be innovative, service- and self-motivated, team-oriented, and adaptable. The ability to manage competing priorities; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement, be proficient in computer technology, including word processing, spreadsheet and database management is required.

Employer Information 
WCSU is a Division III school and a member of the Little East Conference. Additional information about the school can be found at and information about the department can be found at This position is supported through the NCAA Strategic Alliance Matching Grant.

Application Instructions
WCSU is committed to representing the diversity of their staff, which equally represents the student body. WCSU is also committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.

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