An incumbent provides leadership for the collegewide athletic program which focuses on the development and graduation of student-athletes. An incumbent is responsible for all of the management and administration aspects of the athletic department, including: strategic planning; budgeting; campus and community relations; and working with coaches on the recruitment and retention of student athletes.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of student development theories and strategies.
Knowledge of National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) rules, regulations, and compliance topics.
Knowledge of collegiate sports.
Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.
Knowledge of student records systems.
Familiarity with database and spreadsheet software and analysis and use of statistical information.
Working knowledge of supervision.
Working knowledge of developing and monitoring budgets.
Knowledge of Title IX and other relevant Federal and/or State regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
Ability to develop rapport with staff and students.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field to include coursework in management, counseling, or education (Master’s degree is preferred) and four (4) years of relevant experience to include working with college athletics programs or other equivalent combination of education and experience.