The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for the position of Athletic Director to lead a comprehensive NCAA Division III men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic program. The Athletic Director is responsible for shaping and implementing the strategic focus of the department to achieve College goals, demonstrating a strong commitment to the College’s Catholic, Benedictine heritage and to inclusive excellence.
The director is responsible for providing administrative direction and oversight for all intercollegiate athletics staff, programs, facilities, policies and activities and will sustain a culture of student-athlete academic excellence and well-being. This position oversees the budget and allocation of resources and marketing efforts and cultivates and develops external constituency relationships that will lead to growth of athletics funding. In addition the director must ensure strict compliance with regulations governing intercollegiate athletics and all College, federal and state guidelines.
A master’s degree is preferred. A bachelor’s degree and five years of intercollegiate coaching and athletic program administration experience, two years of which were in a supervisory/managerial role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. The director must be able to provide strong, visionary leadership for the athletic program; ensure an environment that promotes a commitment to student academic achievement, retention and graduation; create a welcoming and supportive environment for diversity and inclusion within athletics; sustain a culture of sportsmanship and respect; and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
The College of St. Scholastica is a vibrant, growing independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota, extended campuses throughout Minnesota, and emerging health sciences campuses in Arizona. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for a life of purpose and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine ...values upon which it was founded.
The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,400 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts & letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and Money Magazine has cited the College in the top third of all four-year colleges in the country based on graduation rates, educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings.
The Athletic Department at The College of St. Scholastica conducts a diverse athletics program consistent with the mission statement of the college and the NCAA Division III philosophy.
We believe that the success of the athletic department is to be measured by the performance of the student-athletes and staff in their academic and athletic pursuits, as well as their impact on the community. Opportunity for academic and athletic excellence is provided for all, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or minority status.
Our goals are to become an integral part of our institution; to contribute to the growth of our college; and to be an instrumental part of our Duluth community.
The mission of the athletics program, ultimately, is "to engage the mind, to elevate the spirit, and stimulate the best effort of all who are associated with the College."