Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director
DescriptionThe Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director will serve as an advisor and liaison to the Director of Athletics. Incumbent will have a record of success in higher education leadership responsibilities and achievements in the administration of Division I intercollegiate athletics within a comprehensive university or equivalent experience with a sports organization or entity. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director will work closely with the Director of Athletics to build a strong, positive athletics program and encourage support for the University among a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. Key stakeholders include students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, donors, the media, business and community leaders, and other supporters of Temple University.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: supervision and direction of all sport administrators, women’s basketball and other assigned sports, as well as administrative support areas including sport performance, sport medicine, and mental health & wellness; assistance in the oversight of strategic planning including facility development and capital projects; assistance in the preparation of long-term program plans to establish the direction and goals of the department. The Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director will serve on various department, university and conference committees and represent the department at various events and conferences.
The position supports the University’s academic mission and programs by aligning Temple University’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program with the mission and values of the University. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director serves as a spokesperson for the Athletics program, promoting its philosophy and values, and regularly engaging stakeholders and constituents. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director integrates and engages student-athletes, staff, and coaches into the programs and activities of the University and also takes the lead in developing a climate of trust, honesty, integrity, and open communications while advocating for and committing to all aspects of diversity and inclusion—a climate where all constituents feel valued and differences are celebrated. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:Bachelor's degree required and ten years of successful senior-level management experience in intercollegiate athletics or a related field, preferably in higher education athletics administration. Demonstrated understanding and experience in budget management and long-range financial planning in a complex organization based on sound business management skills and sophisticated financial capabilities. Experience with oversight of strategic planning including facility development and capital projects. Demonstrated management, leadership, and supervisory experience. Experience managing confidential information. Experience in and demonstrated understanding of NCAA regulations, policies, and practices. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:* Demonstrated knowledge of budget management and long-range financial planning in a complex organization.* Sound business management skills and sophisticated financial capabilities. * Ability to hire, develop, inspire, and effectively lead a highly competent and diverse staff.* Commitment to understand and support Temple University’s vision and mission and to model institutional values. * Demonstrated ability to promote diversity at all levels. * Commitment to integrity and honesty and to lead ethically, thoughtfully and decisively. * Excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated experience connecting with and responding to media and internal and external constituencies at multiple levels.* Ability to manage confidential information.* Ability to develop strong relationships with multiple internal and external constituencies.* Must have a valid driver’s licenses.
Preferred:* Master's degree.* Ten (10) years of directly related experience.
** This position requires a background check **** This position requires a Valid, current Driver’s License **
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Mcgonigle Hall
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular