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.
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 has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.
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
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience
About Rider University
Rider University is home to 20 (10 men’s and 10 women’s) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams. We are also a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC); and have active club and intramural sports programs.