The Sr. Associate Athletic Director will enhance the experience of our student-athletes’ from a diverse perspective and serve as the point of contact on the Executive Team for student-athletes and staff to bring issues and concerns. This position will provide leadership and guidance for all direct reports, and in addition will continue the advancement of gender equity, diversity and inclusion with the initiatives aimed at creating an inclusive environment in athletics, on campus and in the community.
Key Responsibilities •Serve as the sports administrator for multiple sports as assigned. Responsible for managing all aspects of the sports programs.
•Prepare contest contracts for supervised sports and ensure that contracts are maintained and administered.
•Oversee and ensure proper coordination of officiating assignments for all supervised sports where necessary.
•Accept responsibility of the dissemination of important Division, Campus, Conference and NCAA information to all staff and Executive Team.
•Prepare, in cooperation with the Athletics Business Office, the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act report, and ensure timely submission on an annual basis.
•Assist supervised unit and sports programs with preparation of annual operating budgets and ensure compliance with that approved budget plan.
•Ensure sport programs are in compliance with the principles of awarding athletics grants-in-aid, recruiting expenditures and roster size in relation to our equity initiatives.
•Serve as the communication contact for issues pertaining to sports supervised (i.e. parents, media, campus, conference, etc.)
•Serve as a member of the Athletics Director’s Executive Team and participate in the administrative process of determining and working toward established Division of athletics goals.
•Travel to at least one away contest with each program/sport supervised every year.
•Represents the University at MAC and NCAA meetings.
•Serves as a daily voice for diversity, gender issues and Title IX, within the Division of Athletics.
•Represents the Division of Athletics and the Athletic Department Staff in the planning of all special events related to women’s athletics (i.e. National Girls and Women’s in Sport Day) hosted by the University.
•Complete and assist with the end of the year Teams Survey process.
•Ensure proper awarding of athletics grants-in-aid for all women’s sport programs.
•Take steps whenever necessary, to ensure appropriate equity between men’s and women’s programs.
•Respond in a timely manner to correspondence to inquiries from Athletics Director.
•Assist the Athletic Development Office in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of donor prospects for our women’s athletics program.
•Be the Division of Athletics representative to the University’s Conduct Committee and coordinate any issues with UPD, EDI, Student Advocacy, and local Police.
•Responsible for collaborating, creating and amending department policies and procedures.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required. 10 years of progressive Intercollegiate Athletic experience or 4 years of experience with a Master’s degree. Experience should include, but not be limited to, budget preparation, strategic planning, and supervision. Excellent written, oral and computer skills.
Internal Number: P1900134
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