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NIL General Manager (Stanford University) - Altius Sports Partners (Stanford · CA)

Altius Sports Partners
Jobs in Stanford · CA
Administration/General Management: Athletic Director
TITLE: University NIL General Manager (On-Campus)
REPORTS TO: Altius Director, ASP College
LOCATION: Stanford, California. Please see anticipated designation below.

Purpose: The University NIL General Manager (the “GM”) will oversee and coordinate all operations surrounding the NIL infrastructure at the designated university (see below), including, but not limited to, educational programming, monitoring, and ensuring adherence to the designated university, conference, state, federal, and NCAA policies. This position will be responsible for advancing NIL efforts for the designated university to ensure student-athletes, coaches, staff, and recruits have the tools, education, and resources necessary to maximize opportunities and navigate this new space. Additionally, the GM may be responsible for generating awareness of potential student-athlete marketing opportunities with national, regional, and local brands. This position is further responsible for ensuring world-class service is delivered to the designated university through the successful adoption and implementation of Altius’s current and future offerings in alignment with the designated university’s institutional values and mission. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • All of the GM’s Services provided hereunder shall be conducted in coordination with the designated university’s legal counsel and other internal stakeholders and in accordance with designated university’s and its counsel’s instructions and relevant guidelines and policies:
  • Lead designated university’s NIL support services through the development of a sustainable infrastructure that supports and maximizes student-athlete opportunities in alignment with institutional values and priorities.
  • Liaise on NIL-related matters between relevant university stakeholders.
  • Oversee the implementation and regular review of university NIL policies and procedures. 
  • Plan and execute student-athlete NIL education at designated university with a focus on personal brand and values assessment, opportunity maximization, time and opportunity management, and risk mitigation.
  • Provide ongoing guidance for coaches, support staff, and administration at designated university to strategically maximize individual and departmental roles, awareness, and engagement in the NIL space. 
  • Manage NIL questions and requests from university stakeholders (e.g., student-athletes, coaches, staff, etc.) and external stakeholders (e.g., boosters, third-party individuals, local businesses, etc.).
  • Liaise on NIL-related matters between relevant university stakeholders and international student-athletes. 
  • Coordinate the development and growth of collaborative, outcome-oriented initiatives with campus partners.
  • Provide guidance on designated university’s corporate partner strategy as it relates to NIL and, collaborate with corporate partnerships personnel to identify potential opportunities, parameters, and procedures for preferred vendor activation of student-athlete NIL alongside institutional IP.
  • Create and implement efficient and effective communication strategies to keep key stakeholders abreast of the latest industry trends, best practices, and developments, including legislative advancements, NCAA compliance regulations, and vendor landscape evolutions.
  • Coordinate and manage the involvement of NIL agents and other relevant professional service providers, if desired by designated university.
  • Serve as a resource for student-athletes needing assistance coordinating deliverables and fulfillment of NIL activities between relevant internal and external stakeholders at designated university, including but not limited to donors and external third-Party entities.
  • Assist with the tracking and monitoring of NIL activities in compliance with the university’s NIL policy.
  • Support virtual and in-person recruiting efforts as permitted by NCAA legislation.
  • Regularly participate in Altius meetings regarding evolving trends and best practices in collegiate athletics.
  • Adapt role to maximize opportunities as rules and regulations evolve.
  • Provide regular reports to the Director, ASP College and leadership team.

Designation: It is anticipated that the Altius client that this position will serve is Stanford University.  Further, it is expected that this role will require the individual 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 Stanford University 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 Stanford, California.

  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 Stanford at Stanford University full time Monday-Friday?