The Associate Athletic Director for Sport Administration is committed to excellence and advancing the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics through its strategic plan. In alignment with the department’s mission and values and in conjunction with other sport administrators this position participates in the development and coordination of programs, policies and procedures for all 20 sports. Administers assigned athletic sport programs including supervision of head coaches, monitoring budgets, developing competition activities, approving team travel and expenses, overseeing student-athlete academic progress and welfare, educating coaches on NCAA and conference rules. Manages, directs, and supervises all NCAA and Big Ten Conference Championships hosted by the University of Maryland. Initiates bid proposals after researching and establishing designated event budgets. Coordinates tasks and programs for the sport administration team. Serves on NCAA, Big Ten, University and department committees as assigned. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged and performs other duties as assigned.
Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 109916. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by March 11, 2020.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the administration of intercollegiate sport programs including supervision of coaches and budget development or coaching at an NCAA participating athletics department is required. Knowledge and experience in NCAA rules and compliance is required.
Master’s degree preferred. Preferred candidates will possess excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population, experience in creating and implementing personal and professional development opportunities for coaches and student-athletes.
Internal Number: 109916
About University of Maryland - College Park
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.