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Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Success

Gallaudet University

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Published:
May 18, 2018
Job location:
Washington, D.C.

income:
Commensurate with practice a
Type:
Full-time - practiced
Sector:
Collegiate Sports
Job Category:
Executive
Required suitable education
4 Year Degree

 

SUMMARY: The Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Success is responsible for providing visionary leadership abilities, strategic planning, and policy development for the athletics program; develops departmental-level strategy plans to dovetail with the University's Diversity Strategy Plan with an emphasis on student-athlete, particularly historically underrepresented and underserved populations, retention and academic and personal growth and success; aligning the intercollegiate athletics department consisting of 16 sports programs, athletic training program, intramural program, fitness program, coaches, administrative, support staff and student-athletes with the university's unique bilingual mission and strategic priorities; working with the development office to raise funds for the Athletic Department; and maintaining an athletic program that emphasizes the student-athlete concept and philosophy. The Associate Athletic Director is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the NCAA, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), Northern Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), and Gallaudet University.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Purpose/Mission Responsibilities
I. Provides visionary leadership abilities, strategic planning and program development for the athletics program in regards to student-athlete success; assesses and improves equity of access and results for student-athletes' retention and across diverse backgrounds, with particular focus on historically underrepresented and underserved populations in collaboration with the Chief Diversity agent, Provost's Office, the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR), Associate Provost of Student Success and Academic Quality, Academic Advising, Student Success, and Tutorial & Instructional Programs as well as through individual meetings with student-athletes; and works closely with other academic and non-academic units to foster improved academic performance, personal development, and well-being of all student-athletes.
II. Collaborates across campus to design and implement diversity and inclusive excellence and bilingualism programming; engages student-athletes and coaches in sustained bilingual and culturally responsive curricular and extra-curricular programming, training, intergroup, and community service; reviews and improves performance standards and annual performance objectives to reflect the mission and strategies of the university and ensures their timely completion; develops intentional pipelines to broaden the recruitment and hiring pools of coaches in alignment with the university mission and strategic priorities; and assists with the interviewing and hiring of head coaches for athletic teams; elevates departmental inclusive excellence planning within Athletics and inter-departmental planning with the University; and assists with evaluation performance and recommendations of personnel actions.
III. Assists the Director of Athletics, Fitness, and Intramurals (thereafter Athletic Director) with administration of the overall athletic budget; develops revenue generating activities including fostering positive relationships with external vendors for sponsorships, donations, etc. of sports teams and the overall athletic program; provides support for the marketing of athletic programs among students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community; and abides by the rules and regulations established by the NCAA, ECFC, NEAC, and Gallaudet University.
Strategic leadership abilities
I. Develops, plans, implements, and assesses key initiatives and actions to address the issues, challenges, and opportunities related to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence with the goal of creating a campus climate where all student-athletes feel welcomed, supported, included, and valued for their unique qualities and individual contributions.
II. Develops, in collaboration with the administrators and staff in the Athletics Department and key individuals and groups on campus, a departmental diversity strategy and action plan that dovetails with Gallaudet's Diversity Strategy Plan.
III. Collaborates with the Executive Director of Strategic Planning from the Office of the President to develop sustainable strategic goals that dovetails with current Gallaudet Strategic Plans and initiatives with a focus on the retention, personal development, and academic success of student-athletes.
IV. Develops a significant collaborative relationship between Athletics, Student Success and Academic Quality, and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion division to address the retention needs, personal development, and academic success of student-athletes; meets with the Chief Diversity agent and the Associate Provost for Student Success and Academic Quality individually at least once a month for intensive mentoring, personal and professional guidance, and support.
Personnel and Student-Athlete Development
I. Directs retention efforts for student-athletes with an emphasis on student-athletes from diverse backgrounds and historically underrepresented and underserved populations; collaborates with Academic Advising, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Student Success, Tutorial & Instructional Programs, and General Studies as well as through individual meetings with the student-athletes; and works closely with other academic and non-academic units to foster improved academic performance, personal development, and well-being of all student-athletes.
II. Collaborates across campus to design and implement diversity, inclusive excellence, and bilingualism programming; and engages student-athletes and coaches in sustained bilingual and culturally responsive curricular and extra-curricular programming, training, intergroup, and community service.
III. Works closely with the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) to build a strong relationship with and support from the University Faculty and ensure that all student-athletes succeed academically.
IV. Develops and implements an orientation program for all new hires in Athletics, Fitness, and Intramurals on the current initiatives and programs as well as diversity and cultural sensitivity training; and works with the Athletic Director to plan department-wide training on pertinent topics.
V. Participates in the on-campus Multicultural Organizational Developmental Institute, National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), NCAA conference, and other conferences as appropriate.
VI. Works with the Athletic Director to review and revise all job descriptions to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is built into the responsibilities; serves on interview committees for head coaching positions as requested; and establishes diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence performance standards and annual performance objectives and works with all staff to support and foster prosperous completion.
Compliance
I. Complies with the rules and regulations established by the NCAA, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), and Gallaudet University; reports any possible violations to the Athletic Director and the NCAA Compliance agent; and participates in NCAA, ECFC, and NEAC conferences and meetings to stay up to date on policies, procedures, and practices.
II. Serves as a Campus Security Authority (under the Clery Act) and a mandatory reporter (under Title IX).
Operational/Fiscal Management and Integrity
I. Assists the Athletic Director in the administration of the overall athletic budget of approximately 2.8 million dollars.
II. Assists in the long term planning regarding not only fiscal needs for operations and capital improvements, but internal goals for strengthening the department through staff expansion and program development; and actively looks for and applies for grants to support current or new programs and initiatives focused on student-athlete retention, professional development, and academic success.
III. Collaborates with the Associate Athletic Director for Communications to promote the various strategic plans, programs, initiatives, and success stories to the campus and external communities.
IV. Assists the Athletic Director in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with external vendors for sponsorships, donations, etc. of sports teams and the overall athletic program.
V. Participates in the Athletic Council and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee meetings; and serves on committees or attends meetings as assigned.
VI. Performs other related tasks, as assigned.
More Info/Apply Here: https://rha.gallaudet.edu:4440/psp/HCMPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP _SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant
Questions? Email - hrs@gallaudet.edu

Required Qualifications
   » Bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of professional practice, including three years in coaching, athletic administration, and/or program management.
   » Fluency in American Sign Language required at time of initial employment.
   » Self-identification as an ethnic minority and/or a female pursuant to federal guidelines.
Preferred Qualifications
   » Master’s degree.
   » Proven practice in leading and supervising personnel and budgets.
   » Demonstrated abilities to multitask, work under pressure, solve problems, and make tough decisions are important for this position.
   » A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and the Gallaudet’s bilingual mission, and a working expertise of Gallaudet’s strategic priorities and the NCAA rules and regulations are required.
   » Personal or professional evidence of equity, diversity, and inclusion work.

NOTES:

Additional income Information: Level 10 - Exempt**This is a grant-funded position**

Internal Number: 18075

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About Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University, the world's only university in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students, was founded in 1864 by an Act of Congress (its Charter), which was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.

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