Director, Esports Program

This position has been filled - Job#: 453401431

  College (NH)
  Northeast Region
  Administration/Management
  Posted/Updated: 01/12/21

Job Summary

Position Purpose

The Esports Director manages all aspects of the College's Esports program with emphasis on recruiting, enrolling, educating, retaining, and graduating highly-qualified student participants.

 

Essential Duties Summary

  • Participates in traditional and social media promotion;
  • Successfully recruits highly-qualified student participants on a national and international level who possess academic achievement, character, and Esports skill;
  • Ensures a highly-competitive team(s) with a full roster on an annual basis;
  • Oversees all Esports equipment and facilities, including the Esports arena;
  • Maintains eligibility records as appropriate for oversight agencies, including NACE;
  • Mentors and leads students to augment and sustain retention rates;
  • Manages the Esports budget while exercising full fiscal responsibility;
  • In collaboration with the Advancement Office, oversees fundraising and sponsorship initiatives for the Esports Program that aligns with the College's overall fundraising and sponsorship strategy;
  • Successfully and strategically creates a well-balanced, challenging competition schedule;
  • Evaluates equipment and facility needs, manages existing equipment and facilities, and purchases new equipment as needed;
  • Plans and executes practice sessions that challenge student participants and develops their skills and team play;
  • Organizes and teaches individual skill instruction for students;
  • Oversees scouting of recruits and opponents and develops and implements successful competition strategies;
  • Coordinates team community service projects;
  • Supervises and mentors assistant coaches.

 

Required Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree is preferred.

 

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of varying governing bodies (such as NACE) rules and regulations;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong recruiting skills;
  • Strong administrative skills with the ability to manage a competitive college program;
  • Flexible hours including nights and weekends. Travel may be required.
  • Professional Esports experience as a player, program director, and/or coach;
  • Proven recruiter.

 



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