Trinity, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks an energetic and visionary Director of Athletics. The Director of Athletics is the chief administrator of all current and future athletic program initiatives, and provides leadership for the development, organization and supervision of the intercollegiate athletic programs and intramural programs. The director will develop and manage athletic summer camps, similar programs, and collaborations. Having a thorough knowledge of NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports programs, the director will be responsible for compliance with NCAA, conference, and institutional regulations and policies. The director will provide leadership and create a motivating environment for Trinity’s predominately African American and Hispanic women athletes towards success in their chosen sport and academically.
The Director of Athletics reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs, and manages one full-time Athletic Trainer, Athletics Coordinator, several part-time coaches and student workers for various athletic sports. Additionally, the director works closely with the Office of Admissions in identifying new athletes.
Master’s degree in Athletic Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education or a related field plus five (5) years of relevant experience in a college athletic department is required.
A valid driver’s license, clean driving record, along with CPR and First Aid certifications are a must.
Thorough knowledge of NCAA - Division III intercollegiate athletic programs.
Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in managing student-athletes from underrepresented populations.
Working knowledge and experience in managing contracts for games and officials.
Be able to represent Trinity at conferences and NCAA meetings.
Candidates should submit a cover letter addressing the expectations stated in this position announcement, along with a current curriculum vitae.
Submit credentials to email@example.com . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Please include the title of the position "Director of Athletics" in the subject line.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
About Trinity Washington University
Trinity is a comprehensive institution offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life. Trinity’s core mission values and characteristics emphasize:Commitment to the Education of Women in a particular way through the design and pedagogy of the historic undergraduate women’s college, and by advancing principles of equity, justice and honor in the education of women and men in all other programs;Foundation for Learning in the Liberal Arts through the curriculum design in all undergraduate degree programs and through emphasis on the knowledge, skills and values of liberal learning in all graduate and professional programs;Integration of Liberal Learning with Professional Preparation through applied and experiential learning opportunities in all programs;Grounding in the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and the Catholic tradition, welcoming persons of all faiths, in order to achieve the larger purposes of learning in the human search for meaning and fulfillment.