Alex Ricker-Gilbert is the executive vice president and director of athletics at Jacksonville University. Jacksonville institution, established in 1934, is a private institution in Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville University's 240-acre riverfront campus in the city's Arlington district provides over 100 majors, minors, and programs. The athletic clubs at Jacksonville University are known as "the Dolphins." The Jacksonville Dolphins are members of the ASUN Conference and compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. They participate in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference as well. Ricker-Gilbert is the university's senior vice president and director of athletics and is in charge of giving administrative direction and oversight to his department. After serving as the institution's senior assistant athletic director, Jacksonville University promoted the Connecticut native to senior vice president and athletic director. He oversaw Jacksonville University's athletic department's enterprise risk management, booster engagement initiative, and Hall of Fame as its senior assistant athletic director. Other duties included managing the compliance and student-athlete services divisions.