McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.
McDaniel College invites applications for an Assistant Director of Athletics. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College, we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.
Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, the Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Services will be responsible for student athlete welfare, student and staff professional development, NCAA and Centennial Conference compliance for the students and staff, department diversity and inclusion, and other administrative supervisory tasks in support of the Director of Athletics and the department. The college fields intercollegiate 24 varsity sport teams for both men and women as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III, The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the Centennial Conference.
Specific Responsibilities: Include but not limited to:
-Plan, organize, manage, supervise and conduct professional development programs for varsity athletes and coaching staff. -Serve as the primary administrator for all diversity and inclusion programs in athletics, working directly with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion on campus to provide, promote and support programs. -Serve as primary compliance officer for the athletic department, ensuring compliance for all student-athletes and staff to all NCAA, Centennial Conference, ECAC and college rules and regulations. -Organize and maintain current athletic facility schedules to comply with college and department policies. -Serve as the department liaison to student and academic affairs to ensure campus coordination with student-athlete academic and conduct concerns. -Serve as a member of the athletics department administrative group and assist in budget development. -Develop annual report of records and results including statistical analysis of student programs and accomplishments and the annual EADA report from the college. -Serve as athletics department liaison to various campus committees including but not limited to the campus diversity and inclusion committee, the college-wide Student Outreach Network, the department and college-wide awards committee, and the Sports Hall of Fame Committee.
Two years of experience working within athletic administration and/or coaching at the collegiate level.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred. Degree in education, administration, student development, sports administration or related discipline highly desired.
Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills and experience required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills (including working with college-age students) required.
Strong interpersonal skills required – including effective in-person communication skills.
Computer literacy and adaptability in all Microsoft, statistical, social media, website and desktop publishing software along with ability to perform electronic transmittal of information.
Two years of experience working with college coaches, athletes, teams and/or programs required.
Self-motivated tendencies, with the ability to manage independent projects with energy and creativity while achieving desired programmatic results.
Ability and interest in sports and a willingness to effectively work with athletic department colleagues.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the students, faculty, campus employees, coaching staff, student athletes, and general public.
Ability to manage, supervise, and evalute staff.
Knowledge of basic budgeting and record keeping procedures.
Ability to read and comprehend documents such as instructions, manuals, rule books, safety rules, policy standards, student time cards and memos.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence for varied campus groups.
Ability to speak effectively, present information one-to-one and in small group situations.
Ability to travel, work effectively and efficiently in a flexible work week schedule (including evenings and weekends) and work overtime in busy periods during the academic year.
About McDaniel College
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “ Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.