McLendon Foundation Minority Leadership Initiative

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The Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) is a new program under the umbrella of the John McLendon Foundation. It is a coach-driven program to create access to and opportunity for meaningful employment experience for minority candidates – known as MLI Future Leaders – and enhancing their career options. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to apply.

Coaches participating in the initiative are Ambassadors of the program and will serve as mentors to the Future Leaders on their campuses. As an added value, The Joel Cornette Foundation will assist the Future Leaders with corporate mentorship, development, and job placement.

  • Beginning August 1st, 2020, all Future Leader positions will be available for applications.
  • All postings will have a thorough description of the specific job duties at each respective athletics department.
  • Positions are uniquely created and tailored to the needs of the respective athletic department and expected to be in but not limited to the following fields: Business Operations, Communications, Compliance, Equipment, Facilities, Finance, Donor & Gifting, Game Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Team-Specific Roles, Ticketing, and Video & Content Creation.

View available opportunities here or pre-apply for future opportunities here

Read more about MLI here.