Greensboro College invites applications for the position of Director of Athletics, who provides administration and supervision of all intercollegiate athletics activities at the college. This is a 12 month, 40 hours/week position with a full benefits package.
Established in 1838, Greensboro College is a four-year private, coeducational liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church and member of the USA-South Athletic Conference. With total enrollment of approximately 1000 students, Greensboro College stresses a small community atmosphere and maintains a student/faculty ratio of approximately 12:1.
Reporting to the President of the college, the Director of Athletics provides vision, leadership, and direction with personal integrity in administering all aspects of a competitive college athletics program. The Director of Athletics is responsible for the operation and accountability of the Athletics Department including: leadership, management, supervision, fund-raising, and campus-wide involvement. Areas of focus should include: advocating for the academic success (including graduation) of student-athletes; promoting the quality of the complete student-athlete experience; hiring and retaining quality staff and coaches; and developing a plan for facilities enhancement and maintenance.
Duties and Responsibilities -Act as chief administrative officer of the Athletic Department -Delegate responsibility and authority, as appropriate, to facilitate effective and efficient operation of the department -Maintain responsibility for all departmental financial affairs including preparation and control of an annual budget -Oversee hiring and retention of quality coaches and administrative support staff -Have direct working knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations governing the operation of the program and supervise compliance of all staff members with those rules and regulations -Supervise/manage use of athletic facilities with other campus and external users -Promote programs that enhance diversity and gender equity in athletics -Emphasize and oversee the academic development and physical well-being of student-athletes -Lead athletics fund-raising initiatives and work in close collaboration with the Office of Advancement on athletic fund development for annual and major gifts; develop leadership for the Pride Club advisory council. -Maintain liaison and open communication channels with campus offices and departments, athletic directors from other schools, students, news media, and staff.
Essential knowledge, skills, and abilities -Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, master’s degree is strongly preferred -Ability to manage personnel and programs in a higher education environment; establish excellent working relationships in an energetic, collegial environment; and bring a positive attitude and sense of humor to the position.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references via our online application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, master’s degree is strongly preferred