DIRECTOR -ESPORTS

Employer
Brookdale Community College
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
$79,362.00 - $79,362.00
Posted date
Oct 8, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Director of Esports will oversee all aspects and serve as the sole administrator of the BCC Esports program. The Director is responsible for promoting a comprehensive and sustainable Esports program that advances the five pillars of Competition, Academics & Research, Community, Entertainment, and Career Development. The program should combine high-level competition against other colleges and universities; recruitment of academically eligible elite gamers; the operations of a training facility and arena; engagement with faculty to explore research opportunities related to video games; support of the BCC gaming community and addressing social justice issues related to games and Esports; create live events and digital content around the program; connect BCC students to jobs and opportunities in the video game and Esports industries; and seeks external fundraising and scholarship opportunities. The Director will also oversee staff, coaches, the Esports training facility, athletes, marketing, finances and event planning responsibilities associated with the program.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  3 years of experience in the video game and or Esports industry. Significant administrative and student activities programming experience in an institution that has a diverse student enrollment. Extensive related experience in student affairs program development and management, fundraising, and judgment based on professional and/or academic expertise desirable. Knowledge and understanding of Esports. Ability to provide consultation and training to members of the Esports team. Skill is required to establish professional work relationships with all units and campus personnel, clients, members of the public and off campus agencies in a respectful manner consistent with the goals of campus and community organizations. Excellent presentation and training skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to develop and monitor a budget; to plan and administer educational programming; to establish and sustain communication with faculty and staff regarding the needs of students; to appropriately interpret and act on goals in response to the inquiries and needs of related University agencies. Must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural programs and student development theory. Advanced skill to research, collect and analyze data. Ability to assess and manage risk. Skill to successfully manage the business components of the program. Ability to develop plans to meet goals across all areas of the program. Effective marketing skills. Ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines and work on various projects and programs concurrently. Excellent political acumen demonstrated by the ability to successfully navigate complex networks of relationships and to work with a high level of cultural competence and sensitivity. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with students, staff personnel, academic personnel, and officials of external agencies and the general public. Strong leadership skills to develop and pursue the vision for the program. Ability to effectively develop and manage the work team. Demonstrated experience in handling complex and sensitive student issues with regard to donors, scholarships and internships. Professional judgment to interpret and implement Brookdale’s policies and procedures desirable. Ability to travel within the county and state.  Knowledge of Monmouth County, NJ and its communities.

Annual Salary $79,362 with benefits

For complete information on duties, qualifications and to apply, visit: www.brookdalecc.edu.  Click on “Jobs @ Brookdale” then “Brookdale Employment Listings”.  If you need assistance with the online process call 732-224-2739 or email: hrdept@brookdalecc.edu.

BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.

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