Outsourcing EA services for athletic directors enables them to focus on managing sports programs and supporting student-athletes. Persona’s executive assistants, who are part of the top 0.1% in the industry, are skilled in handling various tasks, such as scheduling events, managing correspondence, and organizing travel. This cost-effective alternative to hiring an in-house assistant eliminates expenses like employee benefits and additional office space. Persona’s personalized approach ensures a seamless match with an assistant who understands the unique requirements of athletic directors. The flexibility to scale support according to workload makes outsourcing an efficient choice for managing athletic events, recruitment, and compliance issues.
What Skills Does An EA Need To Support An Athletic Director?
Supporting an Athletic Director requires an EA to possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. They should be able to manage the director’s calendar, schedule appointments, and handle administrative tasks efficiently. As Athletic Directors work closely with coaches, student-athletes, and other stakeholders, the EA should be able to handle confidential information, communicate effectively, and maintain positive relationships. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations would be useful, as well as the ability to create reports, spreadsheets, and other documents. Attention to detail, accuracy, and time management skills are crucial in this role, as an EA supporting an Athletic Director would often have to work under pressure and tight deadlines.