Athletics Director - Higher Ed. develops strategies and plans for university athletics department, including intramural, intercollegiate, and recreation athletics. Is responsible for fundraising, publicity, ticket pricing and distribution, and purchase of new equipment. Being an Athletics Director - Higher Ed. ensures compliance with all federal, divisional and university athletics regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree in the related area. Additionally, Athletics Director - Higher Ed. typically reports to a top executive officer. The Athletics Director - Higher Ed. manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an Athletics Director - Higher Ed. typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.