The Athletics Marketing & Events Fellow will be charged with working independently as well as collaboratively on projects, events, and initiatives throughout the department. The individual in this position will be responsible for carrying high level projects from initiation to completion; organizing people, information, and materials around identified outcomes; and communicating with senior staff members, coaches, student-athletes, and other constituents in a professional, personable, and highly respectful manner.This is a 10 month, 40 hour per week position, which requires some night and weekend hours.
• Excellent written and communication skills • Project and event planning and execution experience • Experience conducting industry research and report-writing • Commitment to compliance with campus, conference and NCAA rules and policies • Demonstrated initiative; well-developed problem-solving skills • Ability to assess, prioritize and execute an array of important tasks around shared priorities • A strong interest and commitment to pursuing a career in the profession of Intercollegiate Athletics •Demonstrated curricular and extracurricular achievements and community involvement • Experience and academic training in higher education and/or athletics administration • Advanced skills using spreadsheets, desktop publishing, and GTD methods
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two years of work experience in Intercollegiate Athletics. Master's degree or higher preferred. A current valid driver's license, in accordance with the University's Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy, is required.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.