Associate Director of Athletics

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Job Title: Associate Director of Athletics
Location: Clayton State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 220170
Job Summary Clayton State University Athletics, a proud member of the NCAA DII and Peach Belt Conference, is seeking applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletics. A member of the athletics administrative team, the Associate AD is responsible for managing the Clayton State Athletics NCAA compliance office and involved in other areas of athletics administration. This is a full-time, senior level administrator appointment reporting directly to the Director of Athletics.



    Responsibilities Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

    • Adhere to the core values of CSU Athletics, which are: Professionalism, Character, Accountability, Innovative, Excellence, Trust;
    • Adhere to the mission statements of Clayton State University and the Department of Athletics;
    • Oversee the Athletics Department in Director of Athletics’ absence;
    • Involved in all policy, procedural, and personnel decisions within the Athletics Department and assists the Director of Athletics with staff evaluations;
    • Assist the Director of Athletics in preparing proposed budgets for areas of oversight;
    • Serve as an institutional representative at NCAA meetings;
    • Responsible for all tasks related to NCAA compliance, ensuring prompt reporting of any violations, and keeping Director of Athletics well informed;
    • Assist with Athletics Department marketing and promotions initiatives, focusing on increasing attendance at home events;
    • Oversight of athletics administrative areas (Areas will be determined based on the background and experience of the new hire);
    • Serve as a game administrator when required;
    • Constantly evaluate the athletics program and recommend to the Director of Athletics ways to enhance athletics efforts;
    • Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and works closely with key academic personal on campus regarding issues and/or concerns;
    • Complete all NCAA and Department of Education required reports;
    • Manage athletics special events, including, but not limited to, Hall of Fame, PBC championships, and NCAA tournaments;
    • Manage community engagement efforts for all teams;
    • Recruit, hire, and train athletics staff in areas of oversight;
    • Assist with facility renovations and enhancements;
    • Manage internship program for internal and external interns;
    • All other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
    Required Qualifications
    • Individuals must have earned a bachelor’s degree in a related field
    • A minimum of two years of experience in intercollegiate athletics
    • Previous experience managing or working within a NCAA compliance office
    • Must possess outstanding communication and organizational skills and be able to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects simultaneously
    • Must be able to work independently, including some evenings and weekends to accomplish tasks necessary for success
    Preferred Qualifications
    • An advanced degree is preferred
    About Us

    Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

    The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

    Conditions of Employment

    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

    Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.




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    Posted: 8/29/2020
    Application Due: 11/27/2020
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