The Assistant Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive eSports Program at UT Arlington (a large and diverse university). TO APPLY: Applying for a staff job at UT Arlington is a two (2) step process. 1. Create an account or apply with Chronicle Vitae or Linkedin. 2. Apply for a specific job posting. The link to this position is https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/8074. Applicants must complete an online resume. with the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
Applications submitted on Bluefish will not be considered, you must apply through the UT Arlington website for consideration.
1. Develop a comprehensive eSports program including competitive and recreational aspects. 2. Develop long-term strategic partnerships with key game developers, eSports leagues and hardware manufactures. 3. Responsible for the identification and recruitment of athletes and teams 4. Develop and maintain a comprehensive set of guidelines and policies relating to player recruitment, allowable practice time, class attendance, potential scholarships and prize winnings. 5. Management, maintenance and upkeep of eSports equipment and space to be used by competitive team as well as general students. 6. Manage the day to day operations of the eSports teams, including management of rosters, practices, competitions and travel 7. Set the final rosters for each competitive team. 8. Identify industry best practices as it relates to team structure, practice times and academic standards. 9. Planning, management and evaluation of program budgets (preparation, monitoring, and purchasing), payroll, and fiscal activities for the eSports program area. 10. Compile assessments and results in the eSports program. 11. Manage the hiring, interviewing, scheduling, and evaluation for student staff in the eSports program. 12. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Leisure Studies, eSports or related field. One year of experience in eSports or related field required. Experience must include participation in eSports as a coach and/or participant, demonstrated work in a team environment. Must possess ability to operate general office equipment and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CPR Certified or able to acquire within 6 months of employment.
Master’s Degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies, or related field.
Working Conditions: Typical for recreational programs. Occasional travel, irregular work hours, occasional exposure to outdoors and weather elements.
EEO Statement: UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Internal Number: S01567P
About The University of Texas at Arlington
Campus Recreation at the University of Texas at Arlington
provides recreational and leisure opportunities for students, faculty and staff through several areas: Informal Recreation, Intramural Sports, Fitness & Wellness, Sport Clubs, Adaptive Recreation, Aquatics and Spirit Groups. With over 38,000 students, UT Arlington is a diverse, growing, metropolitan university located in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth.
The Maverick Activities Center is home to Campus Recreation and has nearly 4,000 visits daily during the fall and spring semester.