Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
Job no: 496094 Position type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Athletics & Recreation
The Associate / Senior Associate Athletics Director-Leadership Development reports to the Director of Athletics (or his or her designee) and is a member of the department's senior administration group. The Associate / Senior Associate Athletics Director-Leadership Development will be a practitioner that teaches, facilitates and administers the department's comprehensive student-athlete leadership program. The successful candidate will be hired into the Associate or Senior Associate role following review of their skills and experience against the minimum qualifications for the position. Candidates hired at the level of Senior Associate level will be responsible for all duties listed below, but will also be responsible for sport supervision.
The Associate / Senior Associate Athletics Director-Leadership Development will supervise, manage, and deliver the department's leadership development initiatives. The person in this role is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all programming and services for the department's leadership development programs. In addition, this position will act as the department's primary liaison with the University community regarding leadership initiatives across campus. The Associate / Senior Associate Athletics Director-Leadership Development will also work with supervisor in determining and addressing the department's overall programming needs.
The Associate / Senior Associate Athletics Director-Leadership Development will serve on the management team of the Department of Athletics and Recreation. The person in this position will work closely with the department's leadership in planning efforts, and in the development, coordination, and execution of program policy and procedures for the area of student-athlete development and leadership. In addition, the position will represent the department in a number of internal operations related to leadership and will be responsible for supervising those operations, as well as carrying out other administrative functions as assigned.
Job Duties: *Develop and implement comprehensive leadership program for student-athletes, coaches and administrators. *Teach, in a classroom setting, programming that supports leadership and personal development for student-athletes and staff. *Create curriculum and objectives for the elite student-athlete leadership program offering for select members. *Direct and facilitate nominations and applicant review for membership in the department's elite student leadership program. *Collaborate with administrative team to establish educational programming for coaches, administrators and department staff. *Coordinate guest speakers and special events associated with leadership programming. *Facilitate collaboration with key stakeholders, in the area of leadership development, across the Bucknell community. *Provide support and consultation to student-athletes and coaches in the area of team building, motivation, communication, conflict resolution, peak performance and leadership. *Establish metrics and data collection methods to evaluate program offerings. *Select and institute leadership assessments to be used for student-athletes and other groups engaging in leadership development. *Coordinate and implement programming that supports student-athlete welfare and development. *Design a program that offers a broad approach to meeting the transitional needs of students matriculating and/or transferring into the university. *Other duties as assigned.
Associate Director of Athletics-Leadership Development minimum qualifications: - Bachelor's degree - 5+ years teaching and/or professional management experience working in a leadership-focused environment - Skills addressing management and programming issues concerning the administration of student-focused programming -Strong organizational, budgeting, management, time management including a demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple assignments effectively -Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and student-athletes having a range of backgrounds, interests and perspectives -Proficient computer skills including but not limited to e-mail correspondence, word-processing and the ability to learn new technologies
Senior Associate Director of Athletics-Leadership Development minimum qualifications: - Bachelor's degree - 8+ years teaching and/or professional management experience working in leadership-focused environment - Experience with management and programming issues concerning the administration of student-focused programming in an athletics department and/or in higher education or related field -Strong organizational, budgeting, management, time management including a demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple assignments effectively -Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and student-athletes having a range of backgrounds, interests and perspectives -Proficient computer skills including but not limited to e-mail correspondence, word-processing and the ability to learn new technologies
Preferred Qualifications: - Trained and/or certified in leadership assessment tool (e.g. Real Colors, DiSC, Meyers Briggs, etc.)
All Athletics staff members are expected to contribute to Bucknell's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell's 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.
Bucknell's beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University's main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell's surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
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