Director of Athletics

Aurora, Cayuga County
Jan 14, 2014
Wells College seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Athletics. The Director of Athletics is responsible for the overall planning, management, development, and leadership of the intercollegiate athletics program, physical education, and fitness facilities. Required skills are but not limited to: knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and knowledge of Title IX; leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate a department as a team and members as individual players; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills. Fund-raising experience a real plus. Minimum requirements: bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, master's degree preferred; five years of professional experience as an administrator in intercollegiate athletic, intramural and recreational sports/program; and supervisory experience. Experience in a liberal arts Division III institution and college coaching and/or playing experience preferred. Complete position description can be found on the employment page of the Wells College website ( Wells College, located on the shore of Cayuga Lake, was established as a women’s college in 1868 and became coeducational in 2005. The College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. Wells College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Interested candidates should e-mail one document (preferably pdf) including a letter of application; résumé; and list of three professional references with names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers to: AD Search via e-mail at No phone calls please.