Director of E Sports

first_imgOversees all aspects of a comprehensive esports program,including sponsored games, special events, and facilityoperation.Oversees all aspects of the sport program.Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes, includingachieving yearly recruiting goals in conjunction with collegeadmissions office.Instructs, teaches, and coaches student-athletes on gamestrategies and performance principals.Manages game-day preparation and scouting of opponents.Coordinates development of a competitive and balancedschedule.Manages team within framework of established budget bypurchasing equipment/apparel, uniforms, supplies and otherservices.Directs, supervises, and evaluates esports programming,including sponsored games, open recreation gaming, special events,leagues, camps, and tournaments.Ensures appropriate staffing levels for all operating hours andevents. Establishes and maintains operating schedule for esportsroom.Hires, supervises, and mentors assistant coaches.Monitors eligibility status and promotes academic progress ofstudent-athletes.Adheres to all athletic training policies and procedures.In conjunction with Athletic Director, coordinated teamfundraising and promotes alumni and community engagement throughvarious programming and outreach.Oversees all equipment maintenance, ordering and repairs foresports room.Enforces department and team expectations regarding generalstandard of behavior for student-athletes.Works with computer science faculty to schedule classroom usageand promotion of video game development minor.Work with sport management faculty, with potentialopportunities to instruct in MBDI program.Performs administrative tasks and completes requests forinformation as assigned.Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Departmentby performing all other duties and responsibilities asassigned. Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university isrequired.Master’s degree is preferred. Minimum Education Required skills, abilities and/or license ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONScenter_img Previous coaching experience at the collegiate or high schoollevel preferred.Working knowledge of esports gaming equipment required.Successful collegiate gaming and coaching experiencepreferred. Demonstrated success in scouting, talent assessment, andrecruitment of qualified student-athletes.Demonstrated esports management experience, including strategicplanning, budget management, equipment purchasing, and riskmanagement.Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills,strong attention to detail.Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and deadlines.Working knowledge of collegiate esports league rules ofplay.Ability to troubleshoot equipment for optimal gamingexperience.Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel for both gamesand student-athlete recruiting.Compliance with NCAA Division III Rules and regulations.Compliance with athletic conference rules ad regulationsrequired.Compliance with collegiate esports league rules and regulationsrequired. Minimum Experiencelast_img