Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
The position will be filled as an an Associate AD or an Assistant AD role depending on qualifications and experience.
The position will perform a variety of tasks and functions to oversee and assist with day-to-day and event/game operations for all athletic programs.
Responsible for planning and management of all assigned home athletics events. Includes securing and managing full time, part-time, temporary and volunteer event, operations, security and other staff as needed to execute assigned duties. This position will be the primary point for most visiting teams. If not the primary point of contact, at a minimum, this position will be responsible for coordinating and communicating the primary point of contact with the visiting teams.
Responsible for scheduling, set-up, take-down of all practices or other athletics-related events other than games. Includes working with all Lipscomb coaching staffs and other campus constituents to ensure scheduling is coordinated with one another.
Responsible for keeping all athletics-related facilities “game ready and guest ready” at all times. That includes Allen Arena, McQuiddy Gym and all outdoor fields and athletics facilities. Ensures and coordinates all maintenance work (regularly scheduled or emergency), game prep or other work as needed to maintain facilities.
Position will be expected to assume game administrator duties at a number of different games and events, day/night/weekday/weekend, throughout the school year.
As assigned by the Director of Athletics, this position will be expected to be the primary point of contact in charge of logistics for tournaments and/or special events (dinners, ceremonies, celebrations) and similar athletics-related events.
Assists in the development and execution of all athletic department customer service initiatives; department emergency policies and procedures and visiting team guides and procedures.
Primary point of contact for any requests to use athletics facilities which are made by outside entities or constituents. Position will be required to clear any such use with the Associate A.D. for Compliance and Budgets before agreeing to such use.
In conjunction with the Director of Athletics work to help manage any capital projects, facility improvements or departmental projects, as requested. Prepare detailed and comprehensive reports for Director of Athletics, as requested, of trends, findings and recommendations relating to operations, facilities, game management, capital improvements or other program-enhancing initiatives.
Will work with other Sport Administrators and coaches, as needed, to ensure that summer or other seasonal camp needs and expectations are being met.
Responsible for working with Lipscomb Events Management, Lipscomb Entertainment and Technical Services, Sodexo (food service) and any other campus partners, as needed, to successfully produce athletics related events.
Depending on experience of the candidate, Sport Administrator duties may or may not be included initially in this role. If Sport Administrator duties are not included initially, then this role would be expected to take on such duties in the future as interest and aptitude dictate.
In addition to the position description above, other requirements include:
Commitment to the University and its mission, programs, and future aspirations. Lipscomb University is a Christian institution committed to creating students whose academic excellence, faith and practice, and community service reflect our ideals of global citizenship. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic and athletics excellence so that we compete at the Highest Level with a Higher Calling in mind.
It will involve managing multiple events and constituents, both inside the university and outside the university. As with any dynamic environment, there will be unexpected changes, delays and other issues which arise which will require quick thinking, patience under pressure and clear communication with a variety of constituents.
This job will require frequent night and weekend work during the competitive seasons. This job will often require being at outdoor sporting events in all seasons and all weather conditions.
Demonstrated ability to use Google Suite (Doc, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, etc.) and/or Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, etc) products.
Strong, collaborative, energetic individual with a deep personal commitment to the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively with coaches, guests, University representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives of the business community including excellent oral and written communication skills.
A results-oriented individual who demonstrates the ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develops relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employs keen judgment
While not a primary job requirement, applicant may need occasionally to move goals, chairs, boxes, equipment or other items. Occasionally exerting up to 50 lbs of force and/or frequently exerting up to 20 lbs of force.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass. all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employee are required to follow any other job-related instructions and job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by their supervisor.
About Lipscomb University Athletics
Lipscomb University is a liberal arts teaching and research institution committed to being intentionally, courageously and graciously Christian. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence, not only in the classroom but also by involvement in numerous services to the church and the larger community. It is a place that sees the city as our campus and the world as our classroom. This is what grounds us, and it is also what has grown us.
With more than 4,600 students, Lipscomb University was recently named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest-growing private doctoral universities in the nation with a 10-year growth rate of 80.6 percent. Lipscomb is a dynamic university offering students a choice of more than 200 undergraduate programs of study, 24 master’s degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. In addition to Lipscomb’s residential campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, the university has locations in downtown Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, as well as a robust online program.
Today, Lipscomb is nationally ranked for its innovation, programs and s...ervice. Each year, Lipscomb students contribute an average of 60,000 hours of service to nonprofits and organizations. Classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report, Lipscomb University is classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide.
At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 940 full-time faculty and staff who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.
Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities.