Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics/Coordinator of Administration
About College of the Holy Cross:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members,students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
College of the Holy Cross is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics/Coordinator of Administration. This is a full-time position as part of the athletic department and will provide administrative support to the Director of Athletics requiring a thorough knowledge of organizational policies and practices. Duties include, but aren't limited to:
Amass, analyze and disseminate confidential information
Word processing, telephone and correspondence support
Prepare agendas for meetings, seminars and speaking engagements
Produce manuals, reports, presentations and other documents
Maintains schedules, coordinates meetings and follow-up action items.
Compose letters and statements requiring interpretation and application of departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations; determine which correspondence to respond to or which to bring to supervisor's attention based on content of communication and broad knowledge of departmental programs and activities.
Control and maintain departmental files of records, reports and correspondence required for reference and efficient operation of department
Serve as liaison with administrative personnel and external agencies concerning college policies and procedures
Other administrative duties as assigned
OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL OPPORTUNITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will also have the opportunity to fulfill duties in other areas of the athletic department when essential functions related to supporting the Director of Athletics are complete or minimal. These potential additional duties will allow the selected candidate to develop skills and obtain experience in a variety of athletic disciplines to better prepare he/she for a successful career in college athletics. These duties may include:
Supporting the Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development with operations for student-athlete community engagement efforts, career and leadership development, and SAAC programming
Assisting the Sr. Associate AD/Associate AD, Business Strategy and Operations with post-season planning and department functions
Ad Hoc reporting for various units within the athletic department
Other administrative duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university
1-3 years of experience working within intercollegiate athletics or a related field
Basic knowledge and familiarity with intercollegiate athletics and NCAA rules and regulations
Proficient in all Microsoft suite applications including Google Drive, Google Docs & Forms, Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Access database structure, reporting and organizational chart creation.
Experience as a NCAA student-athlete is a plus
Quality of Work
Quantity of Work
Interpersonal Skill and Communication
Planning & Organizing work
Strong Interpersonal Skills
Proficient with social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.
Understands, values and respects diversity as an individual, in a team and within groups while fostering an inclusive and supportive environment.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,000 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesqu, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)