Assoc Athletic Dir-Academic Success

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Working Title Assoc Athletic Dir-Academic Success

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University Department of Athletics is seeking a skilled and innovative Associate Athletics Director to lead the Academic Services for Student-Athletes and serve on the Department's senior leadership team. Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, the Associate Athletics Director will operate with a high degree of autonomy and is in charge of creating, executing, and monitoring academic support programs to serve approximately 350 student-athletes, from 14 sports, in accordance with NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Eastern Washington University regulations.

The successful applicant must have a demonstrated history of the ability to manage, lead, and collaborate with constituents in the Athletics Department, campus constituents and with relevant external entities. Candidates for consideration are responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Athletics Academic Services area and alignment with the organizational goals of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Eastern Washington University.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

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About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.



Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.



Conditions of Employment

Attendance at EWU athletic contests and/or special events may be required some nights or on weekends.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.



Physical Demands

None anticipated.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, or a related field.
  • Three (3) years full-time professional experience working in higher education academic services.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Sport Administration, or a related field.
  • Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience.
  • Work experience within intercollegiate athletics.
  • Knowledge of FERPA and NCAA rules and regulations governing student-athletes' academic performance.


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Posted: 5/9/2019
Application Due: 7/8/2019
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