Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Under the direction of the Director of Athletics the Associate Director assists in the administration of the College Division II Athletic Program and the intercollegiate Athletic Program. In conjunction with the Director, the Associate Director serves as the liaison between the Faculty Representative and the Athletic Department.
Assumes responsibility for the overall operation of the athletic department in the absence of the Director of Athletics.
Assists in administering the NCAA Division II Intercollegiate athletics program for 9 male and 11 female teams, and four varsity sports.
Assists the Director in monitoring and coordinating all day-to-day aspects of the Intercollegiate Athletic Programs.
Meet with head coaches on a regular basis to monitor progress of each individual program.
Plans, organizes and schedules weekly practice schedules for all athletic teams with appropriate input, i.e., input from other coaches.
Coordinates game day assignment of game day officials and administrators for home athletic events.
Assists in the selection and recommendation of all supporting personnel, i.e., coaches, trainers and other athletic personnel, when requested to do so.
Assists head coaches with purchase orders for equipment and supplies, meal money, travel and recruiting expenses, as needed.
Assists head coaches with and monitors intercollegiate athletic schedules made by ECC and independent games.
In conjunction with the Director of Athletics, plans, organizes and approves travel program for all intercollegiate competition, meetings, conferences and recruiting.
Represents the College at Conference, local, state and national meetings.
Serves ECC as an administrative support committee member
Assists the Compliance Director and the Director of Athletics in preparing and submitting to appropriate personnel the completed Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) and NCAA reports as requested.
Assists Director of Athletics in creating, developing, and executing short term and long range planning
Assists Director in providing Strategic Oversight for athletic department and administrative support units (athletic training, strength and conditioning)
Serves as a liaison with Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services
Assists Director of Athletics by executing initiatives and special projects, evaluating functions, practices and the efficiency of facilities, and evaluating staff performance and providing leadership and guidance for personnel
1 year administrative experience in college/university environment
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty and staff
General knowledge of rules and/or experience officiating a sporting activity
Ability to advise/motivate student athletes
Fund raising experience desired
Experience planning, developing and administering budgets helpful
Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Elevated computer skills and ability to adapt to new technology enhancements
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of faculty/staff, students, prospective students and parents and the general public.
About St. Thomas Aquinas College
St. Thomas Aquinas College is an independent liberal arts college located on 60 acres in Rockland County, NY, which provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College’s approximately 2,000 full and part time students can choose from more than 100 different majors, minors, specializations, and dual degree programs across three Schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in the Top-Tier for Regional Universities and in Social Mobility, by Colleges of Distinction in both its New York and Catholic editions, by Affordable Colleges Online as a top College in New York for Return on Investment, and is included as a Military Friendly School®. St. Thomas Aquinas College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; its School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP); and its School of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). For more information, visit www.stac.edu.