Working within the mission and vision of HSU, the Athletics Director:
-Sets the expectation for coaches and student athletes that performance in the classroom is the primary purpose of higher education and that pursuit of knowledge and earning a degree is the main goal of a student athlete;
-Develops and implements external fund raising, marketing, and public relations activities in coordination with the Universitys -Advancement Office and Marketing and Communications team;
-Prepares and manages the annual budget, including the scholarship program;
-Ensures compliance with NCAA, CCAA, California State University, and University regulations;
-Oversees the recruitment, educational progress, and academic success of student athletes;
-Supervises coaches, staff, and administrative personnel, including the Associate Athletic Director and Sports Information Director;
-Participates in University-wide governance and athletics advisory groups;
-Engages in the governance and leadership of the NCAA and the CCAA; and
-Participates in community events and activities.
-The candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:
Bachelors degree in sports administration, business management, or public administration or related field. A masters degree, coaching experience and familiarity with NCAA regulations is preferred;
-Five years of progressively responsible, related administration experience that includes leadership and direct supervision of employees, and managing complex budgets;
-Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of intercollegiate athletics and sports management within higher education and an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics at a state-supported CSU system institution that is preparing socially and environmentally responsible leaders to make a positive difference in the world;
-Demonstrated commitment to a program of academic and athletic excellence;
-A successful record of and commitment to promoting diversity and gender equality; and
-A successful record of long-range planning in a complex organization.
Critical Success Factors:
-Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills;
-Proven expertise in external revenue generation, fundraising and marketing skills, and community relations;
-Strong fiscal management skills;
-Ability to select and mentor talented coaches and administrative staff;
-Thorough knowledge of NCAA and CCAA rules, with ability to interpret and apply NCAA and conference regulations with integrity;
-Ability to develop strong collaborations across the University and within the larger communities in the region;
-Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
-Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
-Strong public relations skills.
-Experience coaching an intercollegiate athletics program
-Direct experience working with media relations
-Well-developed public speaking skills
To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials via the Interfolio listed below:
-Letter of Interest
-Resume or Curriculum Vitae
-Contact information for at least three professional references
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For questions or inquires, prospective candidates may contact Dr. Kurt Patberg, Senior Vice President of Athletics Staffing and Consultants at ...@gmail.com.
The position will remain open until filled. Initial screening of candidates will begin the week of February 11, 2019. The start date for the successful candidate will be no later than July 1, 2019 with some flexibility to have an earlier start date. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education--or activities only part of which are qualifying--will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
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