Scope and Responsibilities
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is seeking an innovative, strategic, and dynamic leader to serve as the Vice President/Director for Intercollegiate Athletics.
Represents the University as its primary spokesperson for the intercollegiate athletic programs; Represents the University at alumni, civic, and educational meetings to provide information relative to the program; Guides and directs Athletic marketing and fundraising programs; Informs subordinates of all relevant University regulations and internal operating procedures; Implements measure of accountability with rules and regulations and internal operating procedures; and Conducts and documents evaluations for each employee in accordance with University Regulations and Operating Procedures.
- Responsible for the overall administration and management of the University intercollegiate athletic program to include but not limited to: Directs and coordinates all intercollegiate sports activities at the University within the framework of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), Board of Trustees (BOT) and University policies Performs other duties as assigned by the University President Supervises the personnel of the athletic programs to ensure the goals and objectives of the programs are consistent with University policy Works directly with the head coaches in the coordination and supervision of the department’s major and minor sports programs to include football, men and women basketball, baseball, softball, men and women track and field, men and women cross country, volleyball, bowling, women tennis, and men’s golf Responsible for establishing and implementing the University’s policies and procedures for the overall Intercollegiate Athletic Department Responsible for all applicable University rules, NCAA and SWAC rules and interpretations and the implementation of all compliance’s that govern the University’s Sports Program and remains in compliance with NCAA, University, and SWAC rules Determines student athletes’ eligibility to participate in athletics as determined by the NCAA Clearinghouse; and ensures the timely completion and submission of reports and adherence to specified deadlines Developments schedules for all athletic teams Ensures student athletes receive appropriate awards/scholarships through the Office of Financial Aid Provides oversight and guidance to the Booster Club and its adherence to University and State requirements
Key Selection Criteria
- A bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization Eight (8) years of related experience; or a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization Six (6) years of related experience Experience managing the financial affairs of an athletics department; and demonstrated understanding of the interrelationships of athletic, academic, and administrative units with documented success in leading and mentoring professional staff and cross functional teams
Application materials should include a resume, cover letter, and fundraising history.
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