Recruitment #: S2109 Review Date: 04/16/2021 | Open until filled (To receive full consideration applications should be received by April 16, 2021) Department: Intercollegiate Athletics Salary Range: $101,925 - $119,912
Benefits: Western Oregon University’s offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. http://www.wou.edu/hr/benefits/
Department / Job Summary: The Athletic Director oversees the university’s intercollegiate athletic programs. Western Oregon University (WOU) is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) competing in the following team sports: Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country, Softball, Baseball, and Football. WOU competes in Division II of the NCAA. The Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics is responsible for managing, directing, and supervising all facets of WOU’s athletics program as a member of the NCAA and GNAC while maintaining a strong tradition of academic excellence among student-athletes. The Executive Director reports directly to the university President and as a senior level administrator, serves as a member of the President’s Staff.
Minimum Qualifications: • Master’s Degree • Five years of progressive management experience and leadership of intercollegiate athletics at the director’s level • Demonstrated leadership experience in an intercollegiate athletics department. • Demonstrated experience with supervision and evaluation of coaches and athletics staff. • Demonstrated advocacy for student-athletes and the athletics program on and off campus. • Demonstrated fiscal responsibilities that include preparation and management of operational, financial aid, and personnel budgets of similar size. • Demonstrated commitment to gender equity, diversity, and the enrichment of the student-athlete experience. • Experience with a broad-based Division II (or similar level) athletics program that includes football is preferred. • Demonstrated experience with a successful comprehensive fundraising program that may include a capital campaign. • Experience working with, and presenting to a board and/or chief executive.
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Application Instructions: You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/prostaffapp Required Application materials (PDF preferred):
1. WOU Employment Application form available here 2. Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community. 3. Resume 4. Contact information for three references 5. Unofficial copy of transcript for highest degree earned
As an alternative, you may submit application materials to: S2109, Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR e-mail to email@example.com; OR fax to: 503-838-8144.
NOTE: A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Internal Number: S2109
About Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley. The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitments and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state's capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state's cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 800 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading comprehensive university.