Associate Director, Marketing and Game Presentation, Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Operations - Marketing/Promotions
Internal Number: R0136263
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Associate Director, Marketing and Game Presentation, Intercollegiate Athletics [R0136263]
ROLE of the POSITION
Las Vegas is one of the nation’s most competitive markets for sports and entertainment. With the introduction of multiple professional franchises, there is a greater need for compelling, innovative, and unique in-game experiences and atmosphere to enhance the fan experience, retain season ticket holders, and entice prospective fans to attend games. Improved fan experiences at athletics events impacts ticket sales revenue as well as the visibility and affinity for athletics programs.
This position exists to lead game presentation for various sports, which includes preparing scripts, coordinating game day elements, directing gameday ops/production staff, creating innovative and engaging in-game activations and entertainment, and strategically using games as an opportunity to market programs and initiatives.
Additionally, this position is responsible for increasing the overall visibility, attendance, and ticket sales of assigned sports.
With a small marketing staff in one of the country’s most competitive markets, this position is also charged with developing a strong, structured internship program in order to effectively execute department initiatives and game day activities. In addition to creating an internship program to help execute department initiatives and activations, this position will be responsible for creating a student internship program that promotes educational and professional development opportunities for interns.
This position should have a basic knowledge of NCAA rules as it pertains to assigned job duties and the scope of employment. In addition, this position will be responsible for obtaining proper guidance or approval from Athletics Compliance, prior to participating in select activities, as defined by NCAA bylaws or institutional policies.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in addition to athletics or event presentation experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
Master’s degree with leadership experience leading full-time, part-time or volunteer/internship staff.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately.
Materials should be addressed to Assistant AD for Marketing and Fan Development Karl Feak, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.
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PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu.
The University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible.
TITLE IX STATEMENT
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: email@example.com, or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov; or to both.
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