Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Senior Associate Director of Athletics/ Internal Operations
University of Massachusetts Boston
Provide leadership, management, planning and administration over the day-to-day operations of the Intercollegiate Athletics Program, including hiring and supervising of staff, and program expenses; manage, oversee and monitor the budget for the Intercollegiate Athletic Program and work directly with the Director of Finance in implementing the budget for the program; propose yearly budget to the Vice-Chancellor
Provide leadership and oversight of all head and assistant coaches
Provide leadership, supervision, and evaluation of staff responsible for marketing and promotion of athletic events and marketing materials; approve all marketing and promotional materials and allocate budget for each area
Assist in the development of marketing and promotional planning, in conjunction with University Advancement and Communications; in collaboration with the Sports Information Director and Marketing and Promotions Coordinator, oversee the preparation of press releases and the arrangement of media coverage for athletic events and ensure that the appropriate media is informed of the results of all athletic events
Directly supervise, manage, and evaluate the daily operations and staff of the facilities component of the Division
Oversee all aspects of the Clark Athletic Center along with coordination of other off-campus facility sites, including budget management, and capital project supervision; provide leadership and supervision of staff responsible for the operation of the concession stand that is open for all home events
Oversee budget allocation, monitor student-athlete workers and provide oversight of inventory and supplies
Implement and oversee contracts specific to the Intercollegiate Athletics Program;
Negotiate terms with prospective vendors; prepare bid documents, in conjunction with Business Manager
Monitor and coordinate product ordering; deliver and handle all reconciliations, and serve as liaison and point person for UMB athletics with the vendor
Assist the Vice Chancellor in the development of the strategic plan for the Intercollegiate Athletic Program, as well as providing on-going vision and strategies to ensure its success; monitor, implement and evaluate programmatic and operational effectiveness of the Program and make regular and daily operational and managerial adjustments/changes when necessary
Work directly with senior leadership and the Vice-Chancellor on major operational and managerial adjustments/changes that have great impact division-wide
Establish collaborative inter-departmental relationships in order to recruit and retain students, develop alumni and foster student engagement and success and to support and encourage communication between departments
Meet on a regular basis with various university departments to ensure that student-athletes receive needed intervention, assistance and advising in a timely manner and in accordance and compliance with all University, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Conference rules and regulations; work with and serve as the point person for Student Affairs regarding student-athlete disciplinary problems and judicial matters
Assist the Vice Chancellor of Athletics with NCAA, Little East Athletic Conference (LEC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) conference business by attending meetings, discussing and reviewing legislation, new policies and procedures; conducting research and gathering necessary information to ensure compliance to all NCAA, federal and conference policies and procedures
Effectively communicate conference legislation, policies, and procedures to all direct reports and oversee implementation of such policies and procedures within the Intercollegiate Athletics Program; ensures that the Intercollegiate Athletics Program remains in full compliance with NCAA, the University, LEC and ECAC rules
Develop policies and procedures relative to student-athletes access, health, and welfare, in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations to ensure that recruitment of academically qualified students and the development of comprehensive services to support the academic progress of athletes, with an emphasis on student success
Prioritize facility improvements to ensure the safety of student-athletes; in collaboration with athletic facilities staff, contributes long-range to facility improvement plans and design
Coordinate the scheduling of intramural programming and facilities scheduling within the Intercollegiate Athletic Program and across the University
Oversee and secures contracts with external organizations for the use of off-campus facilities for team practices and games; schedules transportation to and from campus each day
Represent the athletic department in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Little East Conference (LEC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) conference and related meetings.
Bachelor’s degree in business, sports administration and/or management or a closely related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience at the NCAA Division III level and a demonstrated; Master’s degree preferred.
Commitment to the philosophy and mission of Division III institutions
Experience in hiring, supervising and managing staff
Collegiate administrative or coaching experience preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA and affiliated conference regulations
Knowledge of recruitment and admissions process
Experience with budget management
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in diverse communities
Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date of April 23, 2019.
The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other protected class. The University of Massachusetts Boston complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the university operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.
Internal Number: 499657
About University of Massachusetts Boston
We provide services to enhance the student experience at UMass Boston and promote the university's engagement beyond campus. Our Department of Athletics sponsors 18 varsity teams: nine for men and nine for women.Also, we offer intramural and recreational programs for students, staff, and faculty. UMass Boston is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. We compete in the Little East Conference and the New England Hockey Conference.Beacons team members have been named All-Americans over 150 times in 12 different sports. Also, our women's indoor and outdoor track and field teams have won six NCAA Team Championships and over 50 individual championships. Since 2010 the Beacons have won three NCAA Regional titles in volleyball (2010, 2012, 2013) and two regional crowns in baseball (2010, 2017). Our men's soccer team three straight conference titles (2014, 2015, 2016), while our men's and women's ice hockey teams both won their first conference crowns on the same day in 2016. The men's hockey team also advanced to their first-ever NCAA Tournament "Frozen Four" in their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The volleyball program has hoisted a Little East ...Conference record eight tournament titles (2010-13, 2015-18) and ten regular-season titles since the 2009 campaign (2009-2018). The Beacons have also won conference championships in women's soccer (2012), softball (2017 & 2018), men's tennis (1990, 2013, 2017), men's basketball (2006), and baseball (2010, 2017, 2018).Through our Department of Special Programs and Projects, the division is in the forefront of providing athletics outreach to local neighborhoods, the state, and even overseas audiences. We provide complimentary use of the university's athletic facilities to community groups; we offer student athlete sports clinics for young people; we make holiday visits to hospitals, and offer many other similar services.More than 150 schools, charitable, governmental, and private organizations use UMass Boston athletic facilities for over 2,100 hours each year as participants or spectators. Along with the university's Office of Community Relations and the Division of Student Affairs, the division provides staff support to the Urban Mission Coordinating Committee and manages the Harbor Point Agreement to ensure harmonious neighborhood relations.With the Department of Africana Studies, the Division implements the international exchange program YES (Youth, Education, and Sports) with Africa, a multiethnic, coeducational sports and leadership initiative that is currently based in Senegal and Benin and has served over 1,500 African youth.