Associate Athletic Director

Location
Richmond, IN
Posted
May 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Title: Associate Athletic Director

Department: Athletics

Status: Full-time Administrative Faculty, 12 month appointment with benefits

Salary: Commensurate with experience

General Job Description:

The Associate Athletic Director will be instrumental in helping the College develop strategies that will fully integrate intercollegiate athletics into the campus community.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the athletics liaison for New Student Orientation
  • Work with coaches on strategies to attract high-performing student athletes
  • Serve as the liaison for strategies that involve academic advising of our student athletes
  • Serve on the Academic Advisory Committee and be involved with college-wide retention discussions
  • Work with coaches to discuss academic progress of their teams and to develop effective strategies for the retention of these students
  • Track retention of student athletes and compile a yearly summary of such by sport and gender
  • Assume a significant role in the integration of the "ten-year mindset" for many of our student athletes
  • Administer and supervise the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
  • Develop programs that will allow the College to proactively address Title IX regulations and NCAA compliance issues
  • Assist in all aspects of intercollegiate sports programs in conjunction with Director of Athletics including staffing, budgeting, facility scheduling, game management, etc
  • Assist in annual NCAA reports
  • Assist the Athletic Director in all aspects of daily operation
  • Serve as the Athletics/Admissions liaison
  • Work with Director of Athletics to create philosophies and goals for each program
  • Ensure athletics department is in compliance with all NCAA legislation
  • Make sure coaches, student-athletes and President have completed all NCAA paperwork
  • Determine eligibility and handle all transfer paperwork
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree is required; advanced degree is preferred
  • A minimum of three years' experience in college administration and coaching, supervision preferred
  • Strong skills in professional/interpersonal communication skills and organization
  • Ability to work, communicate and develop rapport with departmental staff, students, faculty, alumni, administration and the general public
  • Commitment to the NCAA Division III Philosophy and the role of Athletics within a private, liberal arts college


Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

Phone: 765-983-1393 Email: leama@earlham.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other differences. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.


FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time

POSITION Associate Athletic Director

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Exempt

REQ NUMBER ATH-17-00005

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.

Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.


EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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