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Executive Associate Athletic Director for External Operations

Creighton University Omaha, NE

The Creighton University Athletic Department is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Associate Athletic Director for External Operations. Creighton, located in Omaha, Nebraska, competes in NCAA Division I as a member of the BIG EAST Conference. This Executive Associate Athletic Director for External Operations, as member of the athletic department’s senior leadership team, will provide strong vision, leadership, management, coordination, execution, and oversight of the department’s external units.

This position will have direct oversight of the following units:

  • Athletic Communications
  • Athletics Marketing and Promotions
  • Ticket Sales and Services
  • Broadcasting and Interactive Media
  • Corporate Sales and Sponsorship

This position will be responsible for ensuring effective coordination between these external units to support the strategic priorities of the athletic department which includes (but is not limited to) increases in attendance, revenue growth and competitive brand positioning. Additionally, the incumbent will be charged with collaborating, consulting and partnering with University Marketing and Communications so that all marketing and communications efforts support the goals of the university as a whole.

Other essential responsibilities include:

  • Lead the strategy development and management of the departments branding and licensing initiatives, in collaboration with the University’s marketing team
  • Manage the public relations efforts of the athletic department
  • Create a team-oriented work environment amongst the external operations units
  • Work collaboratively with athletic development and University Advancement to enhance game day experience for donors and on other external initiatives
  • Sport administrator for a designated sport program


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 6 years related experience.
  • Management experience required


AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.


Date Posted June 6, 2023
Date Closes June 5, 2024
Requisition 230185
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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