Primary Purpose The Athletic Director oversees intercollegiate men's and women's athletic programs. Provides leadership in execution of all activities, operations and policies working with the University administration and other heads of departments with the utmost integrity. Serves as the University's principal representative in the field of intercollegiate athletics. Gives general administrative direction and advice about the establishment of program goals. Responsible for meeting the necessary requirements and rules for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Big Sky Conference.
Direct the operations of Athletic Department staff and coaches
Maintain knowledge and compliance with university, NCAA, and conference rules
Directs and makes decisions that affect the activities, operations, and policies of an athletic program
Establishes strategic goals and objectives for the athletic program; develops metrics and standards for the achievement of those objectives
Identify and maximize revenue opportunities and income streams available to the Athletic Department
Understands and fully supports the academic mission of the University and provides necessary academic support to student-athletes
Serves as the senior executive for the department in managing the hiring of coaches, administrative staff, support staff, and other athletic department personnel
Serves as a member of the President's Administrative Council, representing the department on matters of university policy, operations, and resource management
Directs and oversees athletic fundraising, promotions, and related activities
Oversees and manages all budgetary plans and expenditures for the department
Serves as the department's representative on committees and workgroups with the University, Big Sky Conference, and other national committees and associations, as needed
Attends various association meetings, alumni events, and athletic events while representing the University at home and away competitions
Keeps the President apprised of the status of the department and all athletic operations.
Other duties as assigned by the President
Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited university
Minimum of five (5) years of athletic administration or a related leadership role in a relevant field
Successful experience in fundraising and development
Prior experience in community engagement and working with constituents in a cooperative and collaborative manner
Demonstrated experience positively impacting the culture and climate of an organization through strong leadership
A strong desire and ability to work with, support, and engage the university students
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to lead a complex organization
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in support of students, faculty, staff, and the university community at large
Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Athletic Administration, Higher Education, or related field
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.