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Assistant/Associate Director of Athletics for Athletic Development and Strategic Partnerships

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Director of Athletics for Athletic Development and Strategic Partnerships

Position Number:



Athletic Development (division)

Full-Time or Part-Time:



Reporting to the Deputy Director of Athletics and Chief Revenue Officer, the Assistant/Associate Director of Athletics for Athletic Development and Strategic Partnerships is a member of the Athletic Department’s external relations team. This position is responsible for generating revenue through philanthropy, sponsorships, and strategic partnerships. This position requires working nights, weekends and occasionally holidays to attend appropriate athletic events.

Candidates must be willing and able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Association, and the NCAA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Development

  • Work with head coaches to meet and exceed sport specific goals.
  • Responsible for the organization of the department of athletics events including but not limited to homecoming, alumni days, and golf outings.
  • Attend men’s basketball home games and oversee Pride Lounge hospitality area.
  • Manage a donor portfolio of 200 prospects and meet annual solicitation, meeting, and dollars raised goals.
Sponsorship Sales and Tickets
  • Assist in the solicitation and sale of corporate sponsorships for the athletics department.
  • Assist with corporate sponsor cultivation and entertainment.
  • Responsible for the marketing and sales of all athletic inventory including signage, program sales, radio/television sales, promotions, poster, and schedule card sales.
  • Acts as a liaison between the corporate community and the Pride Club soliciting Pride Club donations with corporate sponsorships.
  • Responsible for the solicitation and sale of premium ticket areas including courtside, suite experiences, and hospitality.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Responsible for knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. If found responsible for a violation of NCAA regulations, will be subject to disciplinary or corrective action, including termination if appropriate. Also, may be responsible for any act or omission that may give rise to a finding that the University has violated an NCAA regulation.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of revenue generation experience preferably in college athletics.
  • Experience in development, sponsorship sales, marketing and/or ticket sales.
  • Graphic design experience.



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EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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