Large colleges and universities employ dozens to more than a hundred people within their athletic departments. Even small colleges and junior colleges have many coaches on staff, equipment managers, trainers, groundskeepers, and administrative staff on the payroll. Really, there are a dizzying array of jobs available in college sports administration. This section of SportsCareerFinder takes you through the many kinds of jobs you might find advertised on a university job board. Everything from NCAA compliance director and athletic director careers to strength and conditioning coaches.
Pay for these jobs varies widely and is sometimes tied to state or university pay schedules.