Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Clayton State University Athletics, a proud member of the NCAA DII and Peach Belt Conference, is seeking applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletics. A member of the athletics administrative team, the Associate AD is responsible for managing the Clayton State Athletics NCAA compliance office and involved in other areas of athletics administration. This is a full-time, senior level administrator reporting directly to the Director of Athletics.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Adhere to the core values of CSU Athletics, which are: Professionalism, Character, Accountability, Innovative, Excellence, Trust;
Adhere to the mission statements of Clayton State University and the Department of Athletics;
Oversee the Athletics Department in Director of Athletics’ absence;
Involved in all policy, procedural, and personnel decisions within the Athletics Department and assists the Director of Athletics with staff evaluations;
Assist the Director of Athletics in preparing proposed budgets for areas of oversight;
Serve as an institutional representative at NCAA meetings;
Responsible for all tasks related to NCAA compliance, ensuring prompt reporting of any violations, and keeping Director of Athletics well informed;
Assist with Athletics Department marketing and promotions initiatives, focusing on increasing attendance at home events;
Oversight of athletics administrative areas (Areas will be determined based on the background and experience of the new hire);
Serve as a game administrator when required;
Constantly evaluate the athletics program and recommend to the Director of Athletics ways to enhance athletics efforts;
Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and works closely with key academic personnel on campus regarding issues and/or concerns;
Complete all NCAA and Department of Education required reports;
Manage athletics special events, including, but not limited to, Hall of Fame, PBC championships, and NCAA tournaments;
Manage community engagement efforts for all teams;
Recruit, hire, and train athletics staff in areas of oversight;
Assist with facility renovations and enhancements;
Manage internship program for internal and external interns;
All other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Individuals must have earned a bachelor’s degree in a related field
A minimum of two years of experience in intercollegiate athletics
Previous experience managing or working within a NCAA compliance office
Must possess outstanding communication and organizational skills and be able to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects simultaneously
Must be able to work independently, including some evenings and weekends to accomplish tasks necessary for success
An advanced degree is preferred
Internal Number: 220170
About Clayton State University
Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.
The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.