Southwestern Community College is seeking a full-time athletic director. The athletic director is responsible for the administration and supervision of the intercollegiate athletic department. This position will also serve as the lead athletic fundraiser responsible for raising funds for facilities, equipment and scholarships. The athletic director will work in partnership with the Dean of Student Services and the Executive Director of the Education Foundation and collaborate with college coaching staff to ensure the success of the athletic program for the college. The athletic director will ensure overall program compliance with NJCAA, ICCAC, and college policies and procedures.
The ideal candidate will be student-athlete focused with the ability to also be innovative and forward-thinking. The athletic director will review all programs to determine current needs and future planning.
Individuals interested in applying for position at Southwestern may visit the website for more information regarding the application procedure: www.swcciowa.edu/HR. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educational Institution and Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental, or marital status.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, and a preferred minimum of five years’ experience administering intercollegiate athletics. Demonstrated success with fundraising for athletics or fundraising in an athletic environment. Prior knowledge and compliance of NJCAA and ICCAC rules and regulations preferred. Management experience including supervision of personnel and budgets desired.
Southwestern Community College (SWCC) is one of 15 public community colleges in Iowa. The main campus is located in Creston, with a population of 7,597. Enrollment is approximately 1600 students. Varsity teams compete in the following sports: men's basketball, women's basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, cross country, track and field, sports shooting and golf. SWCC is a member of the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference. Competition is scheduled against the leading community colleges in the Midwest in each sport.