Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration
Location: Hanover, New Hampshire
Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration serves as a member of the Director of Athletics and Recreation’s varsity sports senior management team that provides strategic leadership and direction to 35 varsity sports programs. Reporting to the Senior Deputy Athletic Director and Chief Operating Officer, this position leads the administration of all varsity sports programs, including direct oversight of select varsity sports programs. This will encompass the supervision of head coaches and their staff and is responsible for developing and promoting the department’s mission within those programs.
Varsity Sports Administration – 45%
Responsible for strategic leadership and direction of 35 varsity sports at the NCAA Division I level. Including but not limited to assist with leading Head Coach Searches, providing support in assistant coach searches, providing an annual update/report on Varsity Sport performance, and oversight of compliance with institutional roster management requirements.
Provides strategic leadership to a team of sports administrators (primary and secondary) to ensure consistency and equity across all varsity sports. Including but not limited to sport administration meeting/agenda preparation, develop and implementation of excellence and championship resourcing initiatives, Head Coach and All Coach meeting/agenda preparation, and professional development opportunities for coaches, and general sports administration resources and tools.
Oversees all coaching employment contracts in consultation with Human Resources and the Office of the General Counsel to ensure consistency and compliance with institutional and departmental practices for final approval by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Partners with the office of compliance and the event management team to ensure competition schedules for all varsity teams meet the department’s standards for equity and comply with NCAA and Ivy League rules, and achieve department priorities related to consistency in game guarantees and opportunities for foreign competition/foreign tours.
Sport Supervision – 45%
Leads all aspects of selected varsity programs as directed by the Director of Athletics and Recreation, including supervision and evaluation of coaches, goal setting, strategic planning, scheduling, budget development and management, and hiring.
General Administration – 10%
Serves as a member of the athletic director’s senior management team. Contributes to department-wide administration, policy development, and strategic planning efforts.
Serve as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Serves on department and college committees.
Articulates the department's vision and goals in concert with the College’s mission and values.
Maintains effective relations with faculty, students, alumni, and athletics support groups.
Serves as liaison with the Ivy League, NCAA, and other organizations as assigned by the AD.
Bachelors plus 6 or more years experience or combination of education and experience
Proven leadership and management skills.
Six years of athletics administrative experience, preferably including sport oversight and/or collegiate coaching experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills for constructive interaction with associates, assistants, coaches, department staff, student-athletes, administrators, and faculty.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in sensitive situations and work effectively in a fast-paced and complex work environment.
Demonstrated success engaging and building collaborative relationships with various stakeholders, including coaches, student-athletes, faculty, staff, campus, and corporate partners, donors, and community members
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
Strong planning and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules.
Previous supervisory experience and experience as a collegiate athlete or coach.
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts and Sciences and its four leading graduate schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.