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Executive General Manager (University of Oklahoma) - Altius Sports Partners (Norman · OK)

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Administration/General Management: Athletic Director
TITLE: Executive General Manager (On Campus)
REPORTS TO: Altius EVP, ASP College
LOCATION: Norman, Oklahoma. Please see anticipated designation below.

Purpose: The Executive General Manager (the “EGM”) will launch and oversee a first-of-its-kind Athlete Services Division at the designated university (see below), including providing centralized strategy, decision-making, and execution support for critical athlete-centric issues. This position will be responsible for advancing all athlete NIL efforts for the designated university and for ensuring that all university athletes, administrators, coaches, staff, recruits, partners, and external stakeholders have the tools and resources necessary to navigate the present and future business models of collegiate athletics.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead designated university’s Athlete Services Division through development of a sustainable infrastructure that supports and maximizes the success of the designated university’s athletes in alignment with institutional values and priorities.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with designated university’s athletics director on all strategies and communication related to engagement with athletics department stakeholders, including but not limited to, administration, coaches, compliance, fundraising entities, and MMR partners.
  • Oversee and manage Athlete Services personnel, including assessing personnel needs and leading hiring processes, as required, to proactively maintain a competitive advantage in the evolving collegiate athletics space. Initially, the Athlete Services Division will consist of an Altius Athlete Revenue Analyst and a designated university employee responsible for athlete NIL education and deal fulfillment support. 
  • Provide guidance on designated university’s corporate partner NIL strategy and collaborate with MMR partner to identify opportunities, parameters, and procedures for maximizing and diversifying athlete revenue generation opportunities.
  • Provide ongoing guidance for coaches, support staff, and administration at designated university to strategically maximize individual and departmental roles, awareness, and engagement in furtherance of supporting designated university’s athletes. 
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of revenue generation opportunities, budget allocation, staffing, and organizational structure to ensure designated university is positioned for sustained competitive success.
  • Coordinate consistent meetings of designated university stakeholders, including but not limited to administration, compliance, development, external relations, and student-athlete development.
  • Coordinate the development and growth of collaborative, outcome-oriented initiatives with campus partners.
  • Create and implement efficient and effective communication strategies to keep key university personnel and stakeholders abreast of the latest industry trends and developments.
  • Stay updated on the latest collegiate athletics trends and best practices, including legislative advancements, NCAA compliance regulations, and commercial landscape evolutions.
  • Support virtual and in-person recruiting efforts as permitted by NCAA legislation.
  • Regularly participate in Altius meetings and discussions regarding evolving trends and best practices in collegiate athletics.
  • Adapt role to maximize opportunities as the collegiate athletics landscape continues to evolve.
  • Provide regular reports to the Altius EVP, ASP College and other Altius executives.
  • Maintain highest level of confidentiality, both within the organization and with applicable university and external entities.

Designation: It is anticipated that this position will be designated exclusively to the University of Oklahoma. Further, it is expected this role will require the individual to work from Norman, OK – relocating, if necessary – and to fulfill the majority of duties and responsibilities on the designated university’s campus and/or within its facilities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have any affiliation (past or present) with the University of Oklahoma or its athletics department?

  2. If you answered "yes" to the previous question, please elaborate on your affiliation.

  3. How familiar are you with NIL in collegiate athletics?

  4. Do you have experience with sponsorship deals?

  5. If you answered "yes" to the previous question, please explain the extent of your experience and your specific roles/responsibilities for those sponsorship deals.

  6. Please provide a dollar amount or range in compensation that you would need to perform this role based in Norman, Oklahoma.

  7. Are you a former collegiate athlete?

  8. If you answered "yes" to the previous question, please share your sport, school, and roster year(s).

  9. Are you able to work on campus in Norman at the University of Oklahoma 5 days per week?

  10. Do you have experience managing personnel?

  11. If you answered “yes” to the previous question, please explain the extent of your management experience.