Director, Warsaw Sports Marketing Center
Officer of Administration
Warsaw Sports Marketing Center,
Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration:
Commensurate with experience
Application Review Begins
June 13, 2022; position open until filled
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Please include the following documents with your online
1. A resume/CV.
2. A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and, if
applicable, preferred qualifications for the position. Please
describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you
would add value in this role.
3. A diversity statement that highlights contributions and
commitment to diversity. The Lundquist College of Business is
committed to creating an equitable learning and working environment
that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What would
that mean to you in this role? How would that inform your
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Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught
its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves,
be leaders in a dynamic world, and make better decisions on behalf
of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business
school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from
our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of
Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles,
financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity
within an increasingly global community.
The Warsaw Sports Marketing Center (Warsaw / WSMC) seeks a director
with experience leading and a passion for supporting students,
faculty, and the community to fulfill our mission to educate the
next generation of leaders in the sports industry. The director
will be expected to work to refine and execute the center's
strategic objectives including but not limited to:
1) Working in collaboration with senior leadership in the Lundquist
College of Business and across the University of Oregon to
identify, build and manage student-oriented sports business
resources, programs and opportunities.
2) Managing the center, including the budget, metrics, and other
3) Building relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders both
internal and external to UO.
4) Working with students, particularly in the form of
5) Planning and leading programs/events and managing communications
associated with the center.
The director will be expected to leverage their own personal
experience, as well as the knowledge and experiences of academic
and business community partners, to evaluate existing programs and
identify new opportunities that will best prepare students to
succeed in their endeavors. The director will need to understand
the breadth of opportunities and activities within the College and
the University and ensure the Lundquist Center is deeply integrated
with partners across the university. Additionally, the director
will be engaged in cultivating relationships and demonstrating the
impact of the center, which in turn will lead to fundraising
opportunities that advance the center's mission and goals.
The director will need to be a skilled connector and translator
between faculty, students, and business partners, as well as
demonstrate a passion for sports business so that the entire
community may benefit. Reporting to the senior associate dean for
academic programs, this position is part of a highly-collaborative
team that includes the Lundquist Dean's office, several engaged
faculty members, and other key stakeholders across campus.
Bachelor's degree, AND seven or more years of demonstrated sports
industry experience that includes a combination of the
a. Demonstrated networking experience with local, regional,
national, and international business communities.
b. External relations (may include building partnerships,
fundraising, managing volunteers, stakeholder engagements, and
strategic communications); and
c. Conceptualizing events, programs, and/or resources that align
with an organization's strategic goals, and planning and executing
these events, programs, and/or resources.
d. Supervision of a team (including but not limited to performance
management, professional development growth, and development of
A combination of education and experience (as described above)
totaling 12 years.
- Ability to lead the building and expansion of student-facing
sports business programs and resources. Ability to assess the
effectiveness of these programs and resources and to adjust
- Ability to act as a key team player alongside other sports
program leadership and faculty at the university (SOJC, LAW, CAS).
Ability to maintain strong partnerships with on- and off-campus
partners to create and execute programs and initiatives.
- High level of programmatic and institutional knowledge,
including strong work history and extensive professional network
within the sports business industry.
- Ability to interact, communicate, and work effectively with
individuals, recognizing and respecting the many and varied
identities of each.
- Ability to craft a communications strategy, including timing,
content, and channels (e.g., social media, mailing lists,
- Demonstrated understanding of research in sports business as it
relates to industry or academic settings.
- A graduate degree.
- Experience working with or in higher-education
- Volunteer management experience including the ability to
identify, recruit and manage volunteers.
- Prior academic administrative and teaching experience at the
FLSA Exempt: Yes
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