The University offers 18 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I sports. A combination of women's and men's sports, the University's student-athletes mainly compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The University also competes with non-conference schools from across the nation. Core to Athletics at the University is outstanding academic performance, a culture of winning the right way, a commitment to the community we call home, and an unquenchable HBCU spirit.
1. Effective long-range planning, leadership, and administration of the Department of Athletics within the framework of Delaware State University's overall academic mission.
2. Maintenance of the integrity and enhancement of the competitiveness of the athletics program.
3. Supervision of all administrative, operational and business functions of the Department according to the policies and procedures established by the University.
4. Identification and prioritization of the Department funding requirements, administration of the annual operating budget, and development and execution of an annual revenue-generating plan.
5. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance within the scope of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rules and regulations as well as applicable State and Federal Government law.
1. Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.
2. Minimum of 7 - 10 years' progressive experience in athletics administration at the collegiate level.
3. Excellent interpersonal skills along with excellent writing and oral communication skills.
4. Experience recruiting and supervising coaches and an excellent compliance record with the NCAA.
5. Understanding of the dynamics and trends in intercollegiate athletics in general and NCAA Division I in particular.