| University of Texas Athletics is seeking a dynamic, seasoned Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services to manage the academic support services for its 500 student athletes participating in 20 sports across the campus and has retained Witt/Kieffer to assist in identifying well-qualified candidates for this position.|
The Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services will dually report to the men’s and woman’s Athletics Directors. He or she will also be responsible for the oversight and management of all Texas Athletics Student Services and teams, and will provide leadership and operational management of all facets related to the academic success (eligibility, degree progression and graduation) of student-athletes while ensuring compliance with NCAA, Big 12 and University regulations. The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete or working in Division I Athletic Academic Support Programs; experience working with Division I collegiate student-athletes; familiarity with NCAA Division I academic progress requirements and APR; knowledge of NCAA transfer regulations and other applicable NCAA regulations.
Required: Master’s Degree and 8 years of related experience. 5 years of experience effectively supervising, directing and managing the work of full-time employee(s) and/or teams. Demonstrated strong communication, leadership and collaborative skills. Experience working in compliance and/or academics or related field. Proficiency in MS Office applications.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested individuals should submit a resume along with a letter of interest describing his/her unique qualifications and details of success in Athletics. Candidates should also provide the names and contact information of at least three professional references. For confidentiality, references will not be contacted without permission. All application materials should be submitted electronically to the consultants supporting the University of Texas - Austin in this search, Greg Santore and Katy Young, at UTexasSrAssoc-AD@wittkieffer.com.
For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by May 15, 2017. Confidential inquiries or requests for additional information may be directed to the consultants by telephone at 856-396-5912. All conversations will remain confidential unless otherwise stated and agreed upon. The preferred start time for this position is Mid-Summer 2017.
The University of Texas - Austin values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law.