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Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement

Rider University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 9, 2023
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Position Title

Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement

Position Description

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
  • Satisfactory background and/or DMV checks required
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 is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.

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


Lawrenceville, NJ

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Less than 25 pounds

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Divisional Unit



Athletics External Operations

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12 months

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Hours vary depending on time of year and events.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. A statement detailing your commitment to serving a diverse population with supporting evidence
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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