Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Kutztown University
Pennsylvania, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,300 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Athletic Faculty at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, non-teaching, 12-month tenure track position as the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics to lead our 21 sport NCAA Division II Athletic Program.  This position will begin either January or May 2021.  This position reports to the vice president of University Relations & Athletics and oversees all aspects of intercollegiate athletics, including NCAA compliance, supervision of programs, personnel and facilities, games management, and department policies and procedures.  The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated personnel management, fundraising experience, strategic-planning skills, support of the NCAA Division II philosophy, and knowledge of NCAA compliance. A commitment to diversity initiatives, and the department, division and university mission and vision are also required.

In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: Master’s degree in an applicable field of study; a minimum of 5 years’ experience as an athletic director or 7 years in athletic administration; experience with NCAA compliance; strong leadership and budget management skills; demonstrated fundraising experience; experience with strategic planning; demonstrated games management experience; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills; experience with diverse populations, including employees, student-athletes and all athletic constituents; and experience with support of Title IX in athletics.  Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience with: implementation of new and emerging sports; working with employees under collective bargaining agreements; and experience at the intercollegiate level.

Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts need to be supplied at the time of the interview), statement of leadership philosophy and five professional references to: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For best consideration, application materials should be received by the close of business on Nov. 16, 2020.  For more information on the department, please visit:

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.


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