Summary: Provides strategic direction and leadership for campus athletics. Promotes and implements programs to create a holistic approach to intercollegiate athletic competition, intramurals, recreation, fitness and wellness programs as part of the co-curricular student experience
Essential Job Functions:
Develops and manages new and existing athletic programs in compliance with the athletic governing body and the university’s policies and procedures
Manages and maintains athletic facilities
Develops and implements policies and procedures within the university’s framework to provide administrative and operational effectiveness, fiscal responsibility, compliance, and efficient operations
Develops, implements and maintains strategic marketing plans for athletics that establish identity, pride, and tradition and entrenches athletics in the campus culture
Coordinates game day operations with department staff to provide a safe quality game day experience for athletes and fans
Manages and monitors university policies and procedures to maintain compliance with national association and conference rules and regulations in all areas including gender equity, athletic training standards and athletic communications
Serves as liaison to university alumni and resource development teams; manages athletics' alumni relations including engagement and fundraising strategies to build institutional affiliation
Administers the department’s revenue plan and collaborates with other university departments to raise funds for the athletic department
Collaborates with various other departments on campus to enhance the Johnson & Wales experience through quality athletic, club sport, intramural, fitness and recreation, and student programming opportunities building a community that promotes school spirit and affinity
Oversees campus intramural, recreation, club sport, fitness and wellness programming
Communicates effectively with various internal and external audiences, including current and prospective student-athletes and their families
Prepares and monitors departmental budget
Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum of a master’s degree
Significant amount of experience working in athletic administration, sports management or in other related work
About Johnson & Wales University
With campuses in Denver, Colo; Charlotte, NC; North Miami, Fla and Providence, RI, Johnson & Wales University offers employment opportunities throughout the country. JWU offers an automated application process by which staff and faculty positions are typically posted on the university’s employment website.
Individuals interested in applying for employment should look at our available positions to search and complete an online application for those positions which suit their interests and background.
JWU is an equal opportunity employer.