Schedule Information: Monday - Friday and occasional nights and weekends. Athletic Director is present for all home competitions and others as appropriate.
Hours per Week: 37.5
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense.
Work Conditions: Work is both indoor and outdoor. Some evenings and weekends required.
Duties of Position: Responsible for specific management and coordination, leadership and integration of functions relating to all intercollegiate athletic sports programs, club sports, athletics facilities management, and other operations as assigned by the Dean of Students.
Directs, organizes, promotes, evaluates, and modifies the intercollegiate athletic and club sports program.
Provides strategic direction and oversight of department including athletics equipment and facilities maintenance and construction. Directs athletics capital projects.
Responsible for the selection, recommendation, supervision, and evaluation of intercollegiate athletic program staff which includes full-time/part-time Coaches, Athletic Trainer(s), Equipment Manager, Sports Communications Assistant, and Administrative Assistant.
Directs budget input and expenditures for intercollegiate athletics and club sports; provides oversight of the annual inventory of supplies and equipment in the athletic program. Manages the support service needs for both club sports and intercollegiate athletic programs, including payment of officials.
Responsible for collecting and analyzing data and preparing annual report(s) on the intercollegiate athletics and club sports programs and for the creation and utilization of reports to guide decision-making.
Manages student-athlete recruitment and responsible for promotion of the athletics program and its schedule through website, brochures, and Harper outreach events. Builds and maintains relationships with community partners and engages with campus entities.
Develops, implements, and assesses programming including all preseason and appropriate additional health and life skills educational presentations for student-athletes including but not limited to Title IX awareness and prevention compliance trainings. Works cooperatively with all support service personnel impacting the athletic program, including but not limited to the Athletic Academic Counselor(s), Access and Disability Services, Student Engagement, Harper Wellness, Campus Recreation, Hawks Care, Counseling Services, and the Cultural center.
Directs the athletic eligibility certification process and authenticates eligibility of student athletes in compliance with all institutional and NJCAA regulations. Monitors student-athlete academic progress and oversees campus-based intervention strategies.
Responsible for the development of contest schedules, arrangements for practice sessions, and transportation for the intercollegiate athletic program.
Manages and supervises home athletic contests. Directs the coordination of championships hosted by Harper College. Attends away championships for all sports when feasible.
Attends all pertinent conference, regional and national meetings. Communicates and engages with staff regarding professional development opportunities and other updates related to schedules, rules, eligibility, and policies.
Oversees the arrangement of banquets and banquet programs for intercollegiate athletic teams and manages the review and submission for all athletic awards.
Responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing staff and student-athlete orientation, handbooks, and manuals as well as other pertinent training and reference documents.
Responsible for the implementation of the coaches' evaluation process, end of year review, and student-athlete questionnaire.
Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Division Dean.
Educational Requirements: Master's degree in physical education, Sports Administration, Exercise Physiology, or related field required.
Experience Requirements: Three years progressive responsibility experience in sports administration required. preferably at an institution of higher education.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: May 15, 2023
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.