Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
The Associate Athletic Director works alongside the Assistant Vice President/Director with meeting the goals of managing a top-level athletics department with effective management; as well as illustrate positive influence on the student-athletes, fans, and University community. EOE/AA.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Assist with planning and executing a variety strategic plans, initiatives and activities.
Assist with the administrative management of the athletic programs including day-to-day oversight of several areas within the athletics department.
Responsible for primary oversight for academic counseling and development of student-athletes. Consulting with coaches on student-athlete academic progress, communicating with administrators in both the Department of Athletics and campus units in student-athlete matters.
Responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the mental, physical, and holistic well-being of the XULA student-athletes. With focus areas of mental performance and mental health, sports medicine, and sports performance (strength and conditioning, etc.).
Responsible for developing and advising the Association of Student Athletes, which serves as the voice of all XULA student-athletes.
Manage procurement and purchasing services and policies of the athletics department.
Assist in coordinating, planning, promoting and managing of athletic and some campus events.
Hire and supervise student office and event staff.
Serve as the primary contact for the NAIA’s Champions of Character program.
Comply with NAIA, conference, and Xavier University rules, regulations, and policies.
Other special projects and duties as assigned.
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a deadline-driven environment.
Strong customer service demeanor.
Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn Banner finance system.
Internal Number: S132P
About Xavier University of Louisiana
Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.