The Director of Athletics is responsible for administering and directing the College’s intercollegiate athletic and recreation programs consistent with the College’s Strategic Plan. In addition, the Director is responsible for selecting/supervising personnel, preparing the athletic budget, utilizing the Athletic Advisory Board on intercollegiate athletic issues and developing and implementing policies and procedures consistent with NJCAA regulations. The Director will work collaboratively with the Physical Education Department to coordinate use of facilities and fields.
A. Educational Background: Master’s degree in Physical Education, Sports and Recreation, Sports Management, Higher Education Administration or a related field required.
B. Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience with increasing levels of responsibility in the administration intercollegiate athletics and/or intramural programs required. Knowledge of and experience in college-level teaching, preferably at a community college, and physical education, intercollegiate athletics (e.g., coaching), and/or intramural administration preferred
C. Special Skills:
Experience with computerized student information systems, preferably Datatel, required.
Computer skills required include Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication skills required to effectively manage and motivate staff and students.
Strong organizational skills required with the ability to prioritize multiple demands and tasks.
Ability to build collaborative relationships with students, faculty, staff, and other College stakeholders.
Demonstrated performance in developing and managing a high performance team.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule to accommodate evening and weekend demands.
Knowledge of federal and state Title IX regulations and NJCAA standards and requirements
About Finger Lakes Community College
FLCC is situated in the heart of the Finger Lakes region on a 250-acre main campus in Canandaigua, NY. The College is home to more than 50 areas of study. It is enriched with valuable resources, modern facilities, student opportunities, and much more.FLCC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and strives to provide an environment that embodies these principles. We strive to attract talented personnel from diverse backgrounds and traditions, particularly of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, worldview and physical and mental abilities. As such, applicants from historically under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply.