This position’s primary functions are to recruit and train student-athletes; promote and fundraise; schedule games; and organize and direct the day-to-day activities for an intercollegiate athletics program.

Expectations of the Employee

Expectations of employee

  • Adhere to institutional, conference and national governing bodies policies and procedures
  • Act as a role model within and outside the institution
  • Perform duties as workload necessitates
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor about Department issues
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Consistently report to work on time, prepared to perform duties of position
  • Meet Department productivity standards

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, scout and instruct student-athletes as necessary to build a competitive athletic program
  • Monitor, reward and correct academic performance as necessary and feasible to encourage academic success and maintain eligibility
  • Manage program budgets within assigned guidelines
  • Plan and implement fundraising activities in accordance with institutional policies and procedures
  • Manage and coordinate scheduling, including travel, officials, support personnel, etc. for practices, contests, games, or matches
  • Coordinate and implement promotional activities to provide visibility, encourage attendance, and otherwise bring positive attention to the program, the Athletics Department and the institution
  • Attend meetings, events, seminars, conferences, etc. in support of departmental and institutional goals

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises support staff directly involved in managing the day-to-day operations of an intercollegiate athletics program. Support staff may be full or part-time, and may include volunteer and/or paid assistant coaches, student assistants, student managers and other program staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the institutional policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  The position will be required to find and supervise volunteer assistants.

Needed Skills and Abilities

Needed skills and abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and / or Experience -- Bachelor's degree in a related major from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred
  • Communication / Language -- Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical -- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages.  concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning -- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to independently resolve problems.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations -- None required
  • Computer Literacy / General Office Equipment -- Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Regularly
    • Sit
    • Talk or hear
    • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Frequently
    • Use hands and/or fingers
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb Stand and walk
    • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally
    • Lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Vision
    • Close vision
    • Ability to adjust focus
  • Noise
    • Moderate to loud
  • Stress
    • Moderate to High
  • Normal Work Schedule
    • Flexible depending on event
    • Evening and weekend hours

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