Assistant Executive Director – Championships and Operations
North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC)
May 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Compliance, Facility/Event Operations, Sports Information
4 Year Degree
The North Coast Athletic Conference, an NCAA Division III conference comprised of 10 academically selective colleges and universities, along with one affiliate member, located in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Executive Director – Championships And Operations. The position is full-time, 12 months, and reports directly to the Executive Director. The Assistant Executive Director will be based out of the conference office, which is located in Westlake, Ohio.
The Assistant Executive Director will be actively involved in all aspects of the operations and administration of a 23-sport conference. This role provides leadership of sport administration and championships, governance, and compliance. The person in this role will possess very strong leadership and management skills, and will have demonstrated the ability to relate to a wide range of diverse audiences such as conference coaches, athletic administrators, faculty representatives, presidents, athletic communication directors, student-athletes and also the public and the media. The assistant executive director will also have other duties as assigned.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Coordinate operations for NCAC tournaments and championships.
Oversee the conference’s annual awards program.
Represent the conference at conference meetings, national events, media events, and conference and national championships. Serve as recorder for all NCAC administrative meetings.
Oversee the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Assist with developing conference schedules.
Update, maintain and distribute the conference policies and procedures.
Assist members with sport, NCAC and NCAA compliance.
Assist with processing medical hardship waiver requests.
Coordinate sportsmanship program.
Assist with NCAC’s Female and Ethnic Minority Mentoring program.
Assist with administration of NCAA Strategic Initiatives Grant.
Assist with weekly reports, press releases, updating the conference website, updating and maintaining conference social media platforms.
Prepare an annual report to be presented to the athletics directors, faculty and presidents.
Perform other professional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: July 1, 2018, though limited flexibility exists
THE NORTH COAST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: The NCAC strives to foster a diverse community on our member campuses and at the conference office, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. Qualified minority and female applicants are encouraged to respond.
Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred. Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a conference office, sports information, athletics administration, or related field required.
The successful candidate will possess strong verbal, written and online communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, and must be able manage multiple responsibilities under pressure and with tight deadlines. Knowledge of NCAA Division III and NCAC rules preferred. Travel and some night and weekend work is required.
A working knowledge of the following is required:
Microsoft Office products,
Adobe Creative Suite,
Athletic website content management software,
Social media platforms.
Application materials should include a cover letter addressing present responsibilities and qualifications, a current resume, two writing/publication samples, and at least three references.
Interested applicants can also forward application materials electronically to email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is available.
About North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC)
Founded in 1983, the North Coast Athletic Conference consists of 10 academically selective colleges and universities - Allegheny College, Denison University, DePauw University, Hiram College, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Wabash College, Wittenberg University and the College of Wooster, along with affiliate member Earlham College (field hockey). The NCAC is dedicated to fostering a complementary relationship between intercollegiate athletics and the pursuit of academic excellence and sponsors 23 championship sports, 11 for men and 12 for women.