The person in this full-time position will oversee all aspects of a comprehensive esports program, including sponsored games, special events, and facility operation. They will supervise head coaches for sponsored games and spearhead recruitment of qualified student-athletes. The person will provide a diverse array of esports programming that will attract participation from a broad spectrum of current and prospective students. They will manage daily operations of the esports arena and be responsible for scheduling and equipment maintenance.
Following the recent addition of esports, track & field, and ice hockey to Arcadia’s Athletics Department, the University now sponsors 26 varsity sports (13 women, 12 men, one co-ed). Arcadia teams have captured several conference championships in recent years, including softball, men's basketball, and men's volleyball in 2019. Arcadia is a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference and competes primarily in the MAC Freedom.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion)- and values-based educational experience that keeps students at the center of all its efforts. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 11 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” from 2017 to 2021. The University’s Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks Arcadia among the top 25 percent in its category and cites Arcadia for being among the “most innovative” and “best value” colleges. Approximately 3,700 students study at Arcadia, with 2,300 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Visit www.arcadia.edu.
Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.
For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://careers-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ and submit a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references.
Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.
At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are the foundation of our highly-regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic.
All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.