MSU Billings Athletics: MSUB is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and competes at the NCAA Division II level with men’s and women’s varsity teams in basketball, soccer, cross country, golf, women’s volleyball, baseball, track & field, and softball plus co-educational cheerleading.
Duties and Responsibilities The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics directly supervises all intercollegiate athletics and recreational activities functions. The position is responsible for the following areas: Student Athlete Welfare and Success, Community Outreach/ Development/Fundraising, overall Leadership and Management and NCAA Regulations and Compliance. MSUB is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) and competes at the NCAA Division II level with men’s and women’s varsity teams in basketball, soccer, cross country, tennis, golf, indoor track and field and others, totaling 17 sports in all. The department consists of one Associate Director of Athletics (compliance), Director of Operations and Media Relations, coaches, Indoor Tennis Center staff, and other staff.
• Bachelor’s degree • Five or more years of progressive leadership experience related to athletics, education and/or a related field • Experience managing a multi-faceted department, which includes multiple functions, personnel, and responsibilities • Supervisory experience • Experience working in a profession in which compliance with multiple agencies must be maintained • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to work and communicate effectively with internal and external constituents • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community involvement • Commitment to academic and athletic excellence and the health and success of all student Athletes
• Master’s degree in Sports Management, Higher Education Leadership, MBA or a related field • A combination of seven years of experience as a college/university head coach, athletic director, associate or assistant athletic director, or compliance coordinator • Experience with NCAA or NCAA II or NAIA regulations, compliance, philosophies, and Title IX • Ability to communicate effectively with campus constituents, community leaders, media and donors Experience scheduling, managing or monitoring special events, especially those related to intercollegiate athletics • Experience with organizational design, strategic planning, and fiscal alignment • Experience as a fiscal manager of complex budgets with various revenue sources • Ability to uphold high ethical standards, understand the academic mission of the MSUB, and provide leadership accordingly • Ability to successfully plan and implement fundraising strategies for intercollegiate athletics • Skills related to athletics facilities planning, renovations, project funding and/or new construction • Ability to attract and retain top talent
About Montana State University Billings
Montana State University Billings is a comprehensive public four-year higher education institution located in Montana's largest population center, whose faculty is actively engaged in teaching, research, creative endeavors and public service. MSU Billings is unique in that it is one of a select few higher education institutions that also boasts an embedded two-year community college.
The University opened in 1927 and was initially called Eastern Montana State Normal School at Billings and was established to prepare teachers for elementary schools in eastern Montana. MSU Billings has grown, with the city of Billings and Yellowstone County, into the major urban comprehensive higher education center of south central and eastern Montana. The University campus consists of four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education and the College of Allied Health Professions. Seven miles west of the University campus sits City College at MSU Billings, which serves the comprehensive two-year mission of the university.
MSU Billings Yellowjacket Athletics program is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) and competes at... the NCAA Division II level with men’s and women’s varsity teams in basketball, soccer, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, tennis and golf; plus women’s volleyball, women’s softball and men’s baseball (17 NCAA championship sports) and a co-educational cheer team.