Associate Director, Athletics, Job Code 728IHE

Wayne, New Jersey
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

William Paterson University, Wayne NJ, a Division III member institution of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, invites applications for a twelve-month fulltime position as Associate Director of Athletics.  A member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference, William Paterson University sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Associate Director is responsible for assisting with the overall organization, administration and supervision of the intercollegiate program for men and women.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to staff supervision, coordinating of programs and initiatives to support student-athlete academic success and retention, serving as liaison to campus departments and organizations, oversight of game management and event operations, budget planning and monitoring, and representing the University at NCAA and conference meetings.

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred. Five years of professional experience as an athletic administrator in intercollegiate athletics; knowledge of NCAA Division III rules; excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work evenings and weekends are required. College coaching experience preferred.

Anticipated Start date: July 1, 2017.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested candidates must send a letter of application, a current resume and the names of at least three (3) professional references to Jan Olsen at or mail to Jan Olsen, William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Applicants must reference the Job Code in the letter of application. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the University, please visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.