Jody Sadler is in her 10th year as a member of the Notre Dame athletics administration staff, returning to the department in 2013 as senior associate athletics director. She had been promoted to associate athletics director for administration at the start of the 2009-10 school year before soon embarking on an 18-month rotational program through the University.
In her current role, Sadler is responsible for all internal personnel management, development and communication, internship program, compensation, service metrics and innovation. She serves as the liaison with the University's Department of Human Resources and General Counsel's Office on policy and personnel matters.
She worked for Advanced Drainage Systems in Columbus, Ohio, as a corporate/international accounts representative from 1992-94.
She then took a job with the South Bend Tribune as a human resources assistant from 1994-95.
From 1995-99, Sadler worked for Quality Dining, Inc., in Mishawaka as a human resources generalist before going to the NCAA in 1999 as a human resources coordinator.
Sadler also completed a four-year term as a member of the NCAA Division I Rowing Committee and served as chair of the BIG EAST Rowing Championship Committee in 2009-10.
Sadler graduated from Notre Dame in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in marketing and in 2010 with her MBA from Notre Dame's Executive MBA Program. She is married to Les Sadler, formerly of Rushville, Ind.