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Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Job Summary The Associate Director of Athletics reports to the Director of Athletics. The primary task is to assist the Director of Athletics in the overall organization and administration of the intercollegiate athletics program, club sports and recreation in concert with the mission of the University.
Major Responsibilities • Serve as the Compliance officer (40%) • Provide oversight of game management & event operations (including serving as tournament director for conference • and NCAA playoffs), equipment room, sports medicine, club sports and Recreation (20%) • Supervise & assess designated sport programs (15%) • Serve as the Senior Women’s Administrator, if appropriate (15%) • Manage all day-to-day operations in accordance with the Director of Athletics (10%)
Specific Responsibilities • Provide leadership for an atmosphere of professionalism and respect among coaches, staff and student-athletes. • Promote a competitive athletic atmosphere consistent with the NCAA DIII philosophy. • Ensure that all department members have full knowledge of and abide by the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA and the conference. • Serve as the department’s liaison to the Center for Academic Achievement and Events Management • Assist in Admissions events on behalf of the department • Assist in the development and management of departmental budgets • In the absence of the director, the associate director will serve in that capacity • Serve on University, conference and NCAA committees, as appropriate. • Assist in identifying and nominating student-athletes for external programs and internship opportunities • Serve in areas of importance for the Department as directed by the Director of Athletics • Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner.
As a member of the Susquehanna University community, you are also responsible for: • Demonstrating a commitment to creating an inclusive culture that embraces differences such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, social class, marital and parental status, disability, age, religion, gender identity or expression, geography, and national origin. • Understanding that as a staff member of Susquehanna University, you are considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX, and are expected to fulfill the responsibilities as such. • Contributing to the overall success of your department and the university by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in athletics administration at the college level, and college coaching experience preferred. Must be familiar with NCAA regulations and have a demonstrated commitment to the student-athlete experience.
Physical Demand Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction. Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach. Position requires occasional stooping, crouching and bending. Position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. Working conditions are indoor. Evening and weekend obligations will be required.
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Su...squehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.