Maryville University seeks an innovative and experienced leader for the Director of Athletics and Recreation position. This individual will provide leadership, direction and operational management for all aspects of NCAA Division II men’s and women’s athletic and recreation/intramural programs. Maryville is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference, the nation’s premier Division II conference, and currently offers 22 collegiate sports and 24 club sports. Maryville’s ESports program claimed two national titles and the first American team to win the Collegiate League of Legends title. The successful candidate will be a team player capable of working with senior leadership to craft an Athletics program that is outstanding inside and outside the classroom. We seek an individual who will foster an athletic program that clearly aligns with the University’s strategic goals and initiatives. Maryville is also planning a major investment in athletic facility enhancements and expansion; the successful candidate will be instrumental in planning and implementing that investment.
Primary Job Functions: •Recruit, hire, supervise and evaluate coaches and administrative staff within the Department of Athletics and Recreation. •Ensure that the University maintains full compliance with NCAA and GLVC standards, rules and regulations. •Maintain Maryville’s reputation as an outstanding place for student-athletes to pursue and attain their academic goals, (Five-year winner of the NCAA Division II President’s award for Academic excellence). •Develop and manage a highly effective administrative team focused on excellence, customer service and student success where Athletics is an integrated component of the University. •Demonstrates a commitment to diversity and fostering a culture of civility and mutual respect. •Develop and maintain the highest level of sports programming for men’s and women’s athletics teams, recreation/intramural activities and club sports. •Fiscal responsibility in budgeting, fundraising and facility upgrades
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with more than 6,400 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degree degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 47 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger’s, Maryville was named the No. 1 Overperforming University ... in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the past two years. Maryville’s athletics teams compete in 21 men’s and women’s sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.