Operations, Operations - Academic Support, Operations - Player Development
4 Year Degree
The Assistant Athletic Director/ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is responsible for the holistic development of Illinois State student-athletes, and will provide the education, resources, and opportunities that support learning essential life skills vital to student-athlete success at Illinois State and beyond. The Assistant Athletic Director/ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will build rapport and relationships with student-athletes, coaches, and campus/community partners. The Assistant Athletic Director will develop, manage, and execute services that address the recruitment, retention, graduation, and professional placement of all student-athletes; assess and identify the challenges of minority student-athletes as it relates to first generation college students, socioeconomic and diverse backgrounds and transitioning to college and the Illinois State environment. This position will develop and implement strategic initiatives that help the department of athletics attain measurable diversity, equity, and inclusion goals that contribute to a diversified student body and work force. Will also organize, align and activate campus and off-campus resources to meet those identified challenges. Responsible for adhering to the philosophies and regulations of the Department, University, and NCAA as they relate to assigned duties in the Department of Athletics under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director/ Academics and Life Skills. This position will serve on the Senior Staff.
1. Bachelor's or equivalent degree in psychology, sociology, social work, education, communications, political studies, or other related fields 2. Two (2) years of full-time or part time equivalent professional level experience working in student development, athletics, educational leadership, teaching life skills, social work or related field. A post graduate internship could be used to count toward the two years of experience required. 3. Demonstrated work experience in either creation, organization, leadership of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programing or similar equivalent 4. Demonstrated organizational and leadership ability. 5. Demonstrated ability to analyze fundamentals and advanced skills.
1. Master's degree 2. Experience working in Higher Education 3. Experience working in Collegiate Athletics 4. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Core working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Nights and weekends often required.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Remain at a workstation for extended periods 2. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work. 3. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
Proposed Starting Date
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package
Required Applicant Documents
Resume Cover Letter Reference List
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Optional Applicant Documents
Certification of Retirement Annuity
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Special Instructions for Applicants
For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information MUST be submitted on-line. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted. Please complete the entire employment application including the Education and Work History background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. Only the employment application will be reviewed to determine if an applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.
Please prepare a cover letter; resume; and reference list, including 3 professional references and contact information (phone/email), to attach to this application. These MUST be attached at the time of application.
The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.
The active register for this classification will be voided after the position is filled.
Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted by the deadline date in order to receive full consideration for this position. Transcripts may be submitted on-line or to the address/fax listed below.
In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD-214 must be submitted by the posting closing date to Human Resources via fax or email.
ADDRESS: Illinois State University Attn: Breanna Crippen Human Resources Campus Box 1300 Normal, IL 61790-1300 Fax: 309.438.0011
Please monitor your e-mail for changes to your application status.
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
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About Illinois State University
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.