The Department of Athletics and Recreation is home to numerous staff members dedicated to providing students with meaningful experiences both on and off the playing fields. We offer 19 NCAA Division III competitive teams as part of the State University of New York Athletic Conference.
Responsibilities: Direct all administrative, operation and business functions for the Athletic department; Hire, supervise, evaluate and mentor department personnel ensuring their commitment to the university's mission; Develop and manage the department budget ensuring full-compliance with all Federal, State and SUNY regulations; Ensure full compliance with all NCAA, SUNYAC, SUNY and campus rules and regulations; Act as a liaison between the department and the College Foundation's fundraising efforts; Collaborate with institutional and community colleagues to support university wide priorities including academic success, retention, prevention of alcohol/drug use and sexual violence, and bystander intervention. Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree from an accredited higher education institution. Five years or more years demonstrated progressive experience in NCAA or professional athletics administration including budget management, staff supervision and development, facility management, and fund-raising. Ability to work with a diverse constituency including students, staff, alumni and community.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and familiarity with NCAA compliance procedures including a firm understanding of Division III student athlete philosophy. Demonstrated successful experience with external fundraising, marketing, and promotion. Demonstrated a record of establishing and maintaining positive relationships with the local community and alumni. Demonstrated effective leadership style and record of excellent communication skills. Demonstrated record of selecting and mentoring successful coaches and staff. Demonstrated ability to work closely with other institutional departments, particularly Admissions, Residence Life and Facilities Management. Familiarity with Title IX.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time, term appointed, UUP-represented (Appendix B, SL5) position
beginning January 1, 2018.
Rewards & Benefits
Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits plan including health,
dental, and vision insurance and retirement plan options including a fixed pension
plan or a 401(A) with generous employer contributions;
Paid leave provisions including sick and holiday leave; impressive educational
benefits including tuition-free study plus supplemental tuition aid;
A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their
career and enhance the quality of their personal life, including professional
development programs and services, employee EAP and wellness programs,
discounted membership to the on-campus fitness center, and access to the Campus
and Community Child Care Center.
The State University of New York at Fredonia is a comprehensive, selective, public,
residential, liberal arts university located in beautiful Western New York, just minutes
from Lake Erie. Founded in 1826, the university is among the most storied in the State
University of New York system and is the first in the SUNY system to be awarded the
SUNY Shared Governance Award. It is home to a world-...renowned School of Music and
over 100 degree programs in the liberal arts, natural and social sciences, education,
mathematics, and business. Fredonia also features cutting-edge programs in the
emerging fields of technology, service, and communication and is consistently ranked
among the top public, master's granting universities in the North by U.S. News and
Fredonia is known for its strong academic programs, attractive architecture and grounds,
rich campus life, and commitment to student engagement and success. Fredonia is
focused on ensuring that all Fredonia students, utilizing knowledge developed through a
broad range of intellectual experiences, will be:
Skilled (develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledge),
Connected (engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global
Creative (demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation), and
Responsible (activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism).