The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at George Mason University, an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Atlantic 10 athletic conference, is seeking qualified applicants for a Deputy Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Sports position (full-time, 12-month administrative professional). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Position:
We are looking for someone with a strong background in:
Coaching, leadership and development;
Strategic planning and execution;
Policy development and execution;
Risk management / Crisis response.
Intercollegiate Sport Programs:
Responsible for the day to day administrative and competitive supervision of the various intercollegiate sports teams/programs;
Manage and monitor all aspects of assigned sports, including, but not limited to:
Athlete recruitment and experience;
Management, development and evaluation of coaches;
Practice and game scheduling, game contracts and competitive performance;
Budget/finance and travel;
External relations – work collaboratively with external relations staff to ensure sports are meeting fundraising goals and utilizing effective marketing and communications strategies;
Act as a lead sport supervisor, developing other sport supervisors and create a pipeline for future sport supervisors;
Schedule, plan and conduct coaches’ meetings and staff meetings, as appropriate;
Ensure sport programs’ compliance with NCAA, University, A10, departmental policies and procedures;
Assist Athletic Director in annual overall evaluation of the sport program(s);
Develop and prepare for the Director, periodic quality assurance and improvement reports;
Work collaboratively with AD, Intercollegiate HR on assigned head coach contracts and initiate athletically related bonuses;
As a member of the Athletic Director’s senior team collaborate on and assist with department planning and development, as requested;
Represent the department with regional and national organizations (i.e., NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10), NACDA) when assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Represent the department at development, fundraising and community relations events to further Athletic Department mission.
Advanced degree or work experience equating to an advanced degree;
10 plus years of relevant professional experience;
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA664z at https://jobs.gmu.edu by May 7, 2021; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.