To direct and oversee all University intercollegiate athletics, intramural and club sport programs and athletic facilities use.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan, implement, administer, monitor, coordinate, and evaluate, intercollegiate athletics, intramural and club sport programs, and other programs, services and functions of the Athletics Department, including operating policies, procedures and methods. Develop and modify programs, systems and facilities in accordance with institutional objectives and the needs of students and other University constituencies.
Exercise full supervisory authority, directly and indirectly, of full- and part-time Athletics coaches and other staff members, as well as a large staff of student assistants. Plan and conduct training programs and staff meetings. Confer regularly with staff to plan and coordinate activities, assign and review work, resolve problems, and the like.
Oversee all SHAPE facility operations
Plan, request and administer the operating and capital purchase budgets of all assigned functions.
Direct or carry out the scheduling of games and events; team travel arrangements; equipment, supply and uniform purchases and maintenance; provision of officiating services; facilities preparation; and similar administrative tasks.
Oversee sports information director/functions.
Prepare schedules, rosters, eligibility forms, and other materials required by the NAC and NCAA, as well as brochures and similar informational materials.
Oversee, coordinate and carry out all NCAA and NAC compliance-related tasks.
Oversee, coordinate and carry out the recruiting of student athletes.
Ensure that proper safety procedures are adhered to by all department personnel and students.
Direct various fundraising efforts. Coordinate athletic banquets and other special events. Represent and promote the athletics program at various public relations and fundraising functions.
Confer regularly with Public Information, Development, Alumni, Admissions, Guest Relations, Physical Plant, Student Affairs, other University offices/personnel, and various student groups to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs/ activities, exchange information, resolve problems, and the like.
Coordinate athletics field maintenance with Physical Plant staff.
Serve on various University committees.
Plan and administer appropriate department records systems.
Prepare a variety of administrative/management/ and NCAA reports.
Keep abreast of current developments in higher education athletics and intramural programs and facilities, including athletics association regulations and guidelines, and ensure compliance with the latter.
Master's degree in physical education or other appropriate discipline, plus two to four years of relevant teaching, coaching and administrative experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
Broad-based technical knowledge related to college athletics programs.
Strong planning, organizational, administrative, budget, and personnel management skills.
Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups within and outside of the College; good public speaking/public relations skills.
We strongly encourage applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. NVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.
Please note: This job requires a fingerprint-supported criminal background check.
About Northern Vermont University-Lyndon
On July 1, 2018, Johnson State College and Lyndon State College will become Northern Vermont University-Johnson and Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of our nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs. Lyndon State College and Johnson State College are critical components of Vermont's higher-education infrastructure. Together they enroll nearly 3,000 students annually, and are main economic drivers and cultural centers in the northern tier of Vermont.
Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, located in Vermont's beautiful Northeast Kingdom, enrolls approximately 1,100 undergraduates and employs 51 full-time faculty. Our mission is to prepare every student for personal and professional success through experience-based, high-quality programs in the liberal arts and professional studies. Lyndon offers 15 varsity athletic programs.