Associate / Assistant Director of Athletics and Campus Wellness
Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Wabash College, a NCAA Division III institution in Crawfordsville, IN, seeks an Associate or Assistant Director of Athletics and Campus Wellness. Reporting directly to the Director of Athletics and Campus Wellness, the Associate / Assistant Director assists the Director in the effective management of departmental operations and personnel in support of the College’s mission to educate men to think critically, act responsibly, lead effectively, and live humanely. The College sponsors 13 varsity sport programs and is a proud member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and an affiliate member of the Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League.
1.Supervise students and professional staff in operations directly supporting the success of Wabash scholar-athletes, e.g., business, compliance, equipment, facility operations, game operations, sport performance, and sports medicine / athletic training.
2.Lead departmental wellness programming, including fitness classes, intramurals, and campus initiatives, e.g. blood drive and “wellness week.” Collaborate with faculty, students, and staff on resources, programming, and outreach to promote student well-being.
3.Coordinate the department’s student employment program. Collaborate with campus Professional Development / Career Services teams to enable meaningful student work experiences.
4.Develop and implement student-centric programs designed to have a positive impact on the scholar-athlete experience.
5.Lead special events and projects, as guided by the Director, e.g. football game days, bidding and hosting NCAA championships, and corporate sponsorships.
6.Assist coaches in achieving desired sport program goals.
7.Represent the department and/or College at NCAC, NCAA, and campus events in the absence of, or in conjunction with, the Director.
8.Sport program oversight may be assigned, contingent on selected candidate’s experiences.
Experience: Experience as an intercollegiate student-athlete. Demonstrated understanding of NCAA Division III athletics at a liberal arts college. Prior full-time experience at another NCAA institution or a national governing body strongly preferred. Demonstrated strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience in effectively working with diverse groups of student-athletes, faculty, and staff across campus.
To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references by choosing apply now at www.wabash.edu/employment.
Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes employment applications from persons of all backgrounds without regard to their race, color, national origin, sex, gender identification, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or military status, except where such a distinction is a bona fide occupational qualification.