Assistant or Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development
William & Mary
Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
Assoc. AD position: $60,000-$79,000 commensurate with experience.
Asst. AD position: $52,000-$68,000 commensurate with experience.
4 Year Degree
William & Mary Athletics (NCAA Division I) and a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) conference, is seeking an outstanding individual to lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services related to enhancing student-athlete experience, development, and leadership. We invite qualified applicants to apply for the Assistant or Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development. The Asst. or Assoc. Athletic Director will regularly interact with a variety of constituents including current/prospective student-athletes, families, coaches, department and university staff, faculty, and adjunct support personnel from both within and outside the university. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Engaging with campus partners/department leaders to create a curriculum for holistic personal growth, leadership, community engagement, and career preparation focused on upperclassman student-athletes. - Developing the program budget and forecasting future needs/expenditures. - Collaborating with university-wide orientation programs to develop and implement orientations specific to first-year and transfer student-athletes. - Promote and support network engagement with alumni athletes. - Develop, coordinate, and document student-athlete outreach and service projects. - Coordinate and promote educational programming relative to the student-athlete experience.
Required for either/both the Assistant and Associate Athletic Director:
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and or experience.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and demonstrated success with public speaking.
Transferrable leadership skills for successfully leading and guiding student-athletes.
Demonstrated attention to detail.
Proven ability to work with a diverse population and a wide range of constituencies.
To be considered for the Assistant Athletic Director:
Experience (typically 2-4 years of experience,) directly related to the position either working with student-athletes specifically, or in a comparable position in the field of student affairs, higher education, counseling, or similar.
To be considered for the Associate Athletic Director, the above plus
Significant experience (typically 4-8 years of experience,) directly related to the position either working with student-athletes specifically, or in a comparable position in the field of student affairs, higher education, counseling, or similar.
W&M has been a member of the NCAA since 1936-37. It is a Division I FCS institution and a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). The main campus is located in the beautiful Historic Triangle region of SE Virginia, noted for encompassing Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. It is the second oldest college in the United States.