Position Summary: The Director of Athletics will administer the athletic program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Determine and direct the policies of the Department of Athletics.
Coordinate and supervise the University's athletic program
Direct the athletic department program to increase the academic success of student athletes
Ensure that the athletic compliance program is functioning properly.
Hire, supervise and evaluate athletic personnel, including head coaches
Assist coaches in scheduling, and approval of schedules
Coordinate with coaches all team and department travel
Arrange and supervise game and contest administration
Prepare and approve contracts for all games, matches, contests, and special events
Administer all athletic programs to be in compliance with the University, NCAA, and Title IX rules and regulations
Supervise the associate athletic director for compliance and internal operations; the associate athletic director for sports medicine and senior woman administrator; the assistant athletic director for facility operations and special projects; and the assistant athletic director for marketing, events and sports information
Responsible for the development and administration of all athletic program budgets
Plan and recommend capital improvements and projects
Provide leadership for coordinating Greyhound Club promotion and fund raising activities and provide public relations with on and off campus public
Direct fundraising programs for scholarships and facility development
Represent athletic department at conference and national level
Attend NCAA national district, regional, and all LSC meetings and conventions
Participate on campus, local, state, conference and national committees that concern athletics
Responsible for game management
Responsibility and authority for the Rodeo inter-collegiate program
Responsible for supervising the Director of Intramurals and Recreation
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements:
Must have a master’s degree in an appropriate field with a minimum of three years of experience in college athletic administration as an assistant, associate or athletic director at an NCAA Division I, II, or III institution.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proven supervisory experience in the administration of athletic programs and personnel, budget preparation, facilities management, and a comprehensive knowledge of NCAA rules
Proven record of promoting support and obtaining resources for athletics
Commitment to academic excellence for student athletes and sensitivity to gender equity, diversity and inclusion required
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Occasional travel to meetings and conference events is required.
Work at times requires exerting up to 35 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Essential Functions:[As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]
Application Review Date: Open Until Filled
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.
Letter of interest Resume Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position) Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu
About Eastern New Mexico University
Eastern New Mexico University has an enrollment of 6,000 students and is located in Portales, NM. ENMU is the third largest university in the state and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. ENMU sponsors 14 NCAA sport programs with approximately 450 student-athletes, as well as men's and women's rodeo.