Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Summary/Objective The Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Well-Being is responsible for the leadership of all areas of student-athlete service. This includes but is not limited to supervision of Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning. This position will serve as the liaison to several other offices that complement the student-athlete experience. This position serves as the primary sport administrator for several programs and serves as a member of the athletic department's senior staff assisting the Director of Athletics with high-level organizational decisions.
Essential Functions Responsible for supervising sports medicine and strength & conditioning. Coordinating the development and implementation of all policies and procedures pertaining to Student-Athlete Health & Well-Being and adhering to all policies and procedures as defined by the NCAA, Patriot League, EIWA, and American University. Serving as liaison to a number of student-facing groups including but not limited to academic support, mental health, nutrition, residential life, dining, and career services. Supervise several Division I programs as assigned by the Director of Athletics. Serve as a member of the athletic department senior staff assisting the Director of Athletics with high-level organizational decisions. Responsible for effectively maintaining department policies related to student-athletes, including but not limited to student-athlete conduct, drug testing, team rules, and the student-athlete handbook.
Work Environment The worker normally performs their job indoors in an office environment. The worker may be required to travel. Nights and Weekend work is essential. Occasional travel is necessary to travel with assigned sport programs.
Required Education and Experience
5-8 years' relevant experience within intercollegiate athletics.
Preferred Education and Experience
8-10 years' relevant experience within intercollegiate athletics
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
The ability to work within NCAA and Patriot League regulations is required.
Strong technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to initiate, analyze, monitor, evaluate, and advance strategic plans that support student-athletes and the mission of American University.
Hiring offers for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check
All interested applicants must apply via American University's Human Resources Website.