POSITION Troy University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Athletics, which reports directly to the Chancellor.
UNIVERSITY Troy University, founded in 1887, is a comprehensive university of 22,000 students. Troy University operates four campuses in Alabama in Troy, Dothan, Montgomery, and Phenix City. Through its Global Campus division, the University operates 16 locations outside of Alabama in seven U.S. states, plus nine international locations outside the United States. Troy University is a worldwide leader in distance education, teaching more than 10,000 students across 13 time zones via the Internet. Troy University offers more than 100 degree programs through five colleges: arts and sciences, business, communication and fine arts, education, and health and human services. All programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and many enjoy specialized accreditation.
Troy University competes at the highest level of collegiate athletics, fielding 16 athletic teams at the NCAA Division I level including football, volleyball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s track & field and women’s soccer. Troy has been a member of the Sun Belt Conference since 2004 and has won 13 conference championships in the Sun Belt and has made 16 NCAA tournament appearances. The University has appeared in postseason bowls in eight of the last 15 years.
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate must: • Have a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred. • Have at least five successful years in a higher education setting involving all aspects of athletic program development, management and leadership. • Have strong team-building and leadership skills. • Possess the ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner. • Display strong written and verbal communication skills. • Enjoy a reputation of integrity and strong character.
About Troy University
Troy University is located in the southern part of Alabama. The Department of Athletics sponsors 16 varsity sports. TROY is an FBS institution and a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Troy University: “Alabama’s International University”.