The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applications for the position of Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Reporting to the University President and a member of the President’s Executive Leadership Team, the Director of Athletics will provide leadership and management for the Athletics Department including policy, athletic and academic performance, fundraising and public relations, fiscal management, coaching staff supervision, long-range planning, and adherence to all NCAA/Conference/UT System/Institutional regulations.
The successful candidate will possess a record of leadership in intercollegiate athletics that demonstrates sound decision-making and a commitment to the highest standards in integrity in all academic, financial, and business endeavors. As the Athletics Department’s principal representative, the Director will develop and maintain effective relationships with campus and UT System stake-holders, philanthropic and corporate partners, and build lasting relationships with college alumni/ae and the community. An abiding commitment to the Student-Athlete concept is essential, as is the ability to create and sustain a positive University brand.
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant sports administration experience in positions of increasing responsibility
Demonstrated success in major gifts fundraising and revenue generation
Significant knowledge of and commitment to the enforcement of NCAA rules and regulations
Ability to travel extensively to fulfill the duties of the position
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution; Master’s preferred.
About UT Permian Basin Athletics
About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.