Hampden-Sydney College, a Division III private liberal arts men’s institution of higher learning in Southside Virginia, invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Athletics who will report to the Provost and will work closely with the Faculty Athletic Committee.
The Director must provide leadership for the athletic department, consistent with the mission of the College “to form good men and good citizens” and is responsible for overall departmental operations, including intercollegiate, intramural, and other programs and activities, as well as the management, maintenance, and supervision of all athletic facilities. The Director is expected to work cooperatively with a staff of approximately 25 employees and coordinate various functions and programs within the department and throughout the College. The Director will represent the College and actively participate professionally in appropriate state, regional, and national meetings and associations. The selected individual will be responsible for the College’s compliance with NCAA and Old Dominion Athletic Conference rules and regulations.
The Director is responsible for the operation of the department in areas of budget, equipment, facilities, personnel, planning, public and community relations, sports information, and student relations. The Director coordinates all recruiting by coaches and recruiting activities with the Admissions Office. In coordination with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director is involved in institutional and departmental fund raising.
Minimum qualifications and experience: Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of relevant athletic experience. Previous coaching experience preferred. Must have strong organizational skills; excel in prioritizing multiple tasks, problem solving, ability to meet expectations and deadlines; strong management skills; proven leadership, planning, financial and budget management skills.
Submit letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943 or email to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled. Learn more about Hampden-Sydney College at www.hsc.edu. HSC is an EOE, M/F.