Director of Athletics and Recreation
Job location: Union, New Jersey
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-02
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Department of Athletics and Recreation
Director of Athletics and Recreation
Under the direction of the President, the Director of Athletics and Recreation (Director II) has responsibility for the administration and advancement of the University’s athletics program and is responsible for ensuring overall adherence to NCAA and NJAC rules and regulations. The Director manages all department operations; develops and implements policies and procedures; organizes, plans and directs all aspects of the Division III athletics program; manages athletic facilities, intramural sports and recreation programs; and performs related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence. The employee must have the ability to wear a face covering for the duration of the work day during the COVID pandemic or as determined by university protocol.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience working in an athletics department in higher education is required. Master’s degree; management of intercollegiate athletic, intramural and recreational sports/programs; and college coaching and/or playing experience is preferred. Candidate must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; Title IX; and excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
The deadline for applications is June 16, 2021. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.Additional InformationKean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures. Diversity & Non-Discrimination StatementKean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.EEO/AA StatementKean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer