| California State University, East Bay is seeking a Director of Athletics to provide the leadership, direction and operational management for the Department of Athletics and all aspects of the University's 15-sport intercollegiate athletic program. |
ABOUT PIONEER ATHLETICS: CSUEB is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The CSUEB Athletic Department sponsors 15 intercollegiate sport programs. The Pioneers made the transition back to NCAA Division II during the 2009-10 season after a 10-year absence. In June 2011, CSUEB was accepted as an active member of the NCAA Division II and is currently in its sixth year of eligibility for conference and NCAA championships. CSUEB is a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), which has won 152 NCAA championships in its 76-year history, the most of any Division II conference. Since 1961, the Pioneers have won a total of six team national collegiate championships and seven individual national championships. CSUEB has produced over 240 All-Americans and has won 82 conference championships in NCAA Divisions II and III, as well as in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
RESPONSIBILITIES The Director of Athletics is responsible for creating and reinforcing an environment for a competitive and respected intercollegiate sports program that is committed to a learning-centered academic environment for all student-athletes. The Director of Athletics will propagate and refine the philosophy, guiding principles and strategic goals of the CSUEB Athletic Department, which are essential to the department's success. Through leadership management, the Director of Athletics builds competence in others through effective coaching, performance management and mentoring. As a strategic partner to CSUEB, the Director of Athletics recommends, creates and implements long and short term strategic plan goals and operational plans for the Department of Athletics. As a member of the campus community, the Director of Athletics ensures a community focused strategy to support CSUEB's mission, Shared Strategic Commitments (SSCs) and Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) of the university and builds effective strategic alliances internally and externally and initiates and develops strong working relationships with the community.
The intercollegiate athletic program core values and principles are founded upon sportsmanship, fair play, respect for our opponent, ethical conduct and expectation that academic success and graduation accompany athletic participation. The Director of Athletics is responsible for the programs' development and performance in the following five strategic goals as a member of the NCAA Division II: Academic and Life Skills, Athletics Operations and Compliance, Game Day, Conference and National Championships, Membership and Positioning Initiatives and Diversity and Inclusion. Performs other related duties as may be assigned.
This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice. Position inquiries and questions can be forwarded to Dr. Kurt Patberg of Athletics Staffing and Consultants at kpatberg.ASC@gmail.com.