Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Operations (FA22002)

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Operations (FA22002)

Division: Finance and Administration
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Unit: Intercollegiate Athletics211, MSUAASF
Location: Mankato
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Employment Condition: Probationary
Work Shift:
Work Schedule/Hours/Days:

Posting Details:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on June 24, 2021 and continue until the position has been filled.

POSITION: Probationary; Range B*

Salary Minimum: $36,632
Salary Maximum: $63,747
Salary Type: Annual
Bargaining Unit/Plan: 211, MSUAASF

Job Description:
The Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Operations assists and oversees the many aspects of managing the business and operations of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Assistant is responsible to oversee all event management aspects, including the planning, coordination, implementation and supervision of all on and off-site events. Manage the facility scheduling and coordination of internal and outside events, the concessions operation, and more. Assist the Associate Director of Athletics/Fiscal Affairs to ensure proper federal, state, Minnesota State system and MSU financial policies and regulations are being followed and proper documentation is being completed. Act on behalf of the Associate Director as applicable or needed.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (conferred on an official transcript at the time of application).
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience working within a college or university athletic department, or equivalent experience, relating to one or more of the following areas: game management, event planning, facility scheduling, financial administration and concessions operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of an athletic department at a college or university.
  • Knowledge and understanding of NSIC, NCAA, WCHA and/or other similar associations in order to work with compliance, equity and other related athletic issues.
  • Ability to acquire and follow proper State, MnSCU and University regulations as they apply to the operations of the department.
  • Demonstrated record of effective cash-handling responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated abilities to manage and supervise groups of individuals.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills and knowledge of facility scheduling software.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain multiple on-going projects at any given time.

Other Requirements:
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.

Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at:

  • The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

    To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website:

    A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
  • Cover Letter
  • Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment

Tim Marshall
Associate Athletic Director
Phone: 507-389-5884
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at:

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at: You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing

Benefits Info:
The following link provides a brief overview of benefits available to eligible employees of Minnesota State University.

Select the ASF Summary (Administrative & Service Faculty) link from the list for specifics of that plan.

Benefits Overview

Posting Number: M137M
Re-posting: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date (if temporary):
Open Date: 06/03/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions Summary:

To apply, visit

Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.