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Executive Director of the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center

Employer
Roxbury Community College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Athletics, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community, including people of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The Executive Director of the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center (RLTAC) is responsible for determining and managing the full schedule of classes, events, and activities at the RLTAC including various track & field meets and college athletics. He/she is responsible for managing relationships with the RLTAC's key internal and external constituencies, including but not limited to, the RCC community, the high school track community, local community organizations, Boston Public Schools, and non-profits providing direct services to Greater Roxbury.

Additionally, the Executive Director sets the winter high school track and field schedule with input from the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association (MSTCA), and the high school athletic directors. He/she is responsible for working with Campus Safety to ensure safety and security procedures are communicated and adhered to and with Facilities to ensure that the building is functioning well.

The Executive Director is committed to providing an exceptional athletic environment while adhering to College operations and providing documentation and oversight of RLTAC finances. The Executive Director should be experienced in both athletic and business operations. The Executive Director is also responsible for operating within the budget and raising additional funds through events and sponsorships.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

This position reports to the President of Roxbury Community College.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

  • High School Track and Field staff
  • Seasonal event staff
  • Support staff


DUTIES:

  • Determine the Center schedule, ensuring that priorities are set according to the RLTAC's enabling legislation. Coordinate schedule of high school track; college athletics; credit and non-credit athletic classes; and all other events and activities.
  • Work closely with the Director of College athletics, VP of Instruction, and lifelong learning staff to ensure that academic programs, classes, and events are accommodated within the Center.
  • Make recommendations to senior leadership regarding RLTAC fees for consideration at the February Board of trustee meetings. Once the Board authorized the fees, the ED is responsible for operationalizing fees by implementing systems that check and balance their application.
  • Coordinate a daily and long-term maintenance schedule for the Center facilities, mechanicals, and equipment.
  • Ensure that College administrative policies (including HR, financial, security, and all other) and procedures, including those specific to the RLTAC are followed.
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate agencies including NJCAA, MIAA, accreditation, and State regulations.
  • Work with the President's Office to determine community partnerships to utilize the facilities.
  • Explore new opportunities for revenue generation, including corporate sponsorships, charging gate fees for spectators, and attracting new events.



Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or other appropriate area: Master's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years administrative experience in an athletic environment, three of which are directly related to the operation and athletic or recreational track facility.
    • Experience in planning and budgeting and managing event transactions and contracts in non-profit or public sector.
    • Athletic staff management
    • Demonstrated experience managing national and local athletic events and conferences.
    • Data systems management and strong computer skills
  • Exceptional customer service, interpersonal skills and experience with public relations/promotions.
  • Familiarity with higher educational administration and campus organizational structure.
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication.
  • Prior substantial experience working with diverse, urban communities.



Additional Information:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation. Including but not limited to:

  • Reasonable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time


All offers of employment at Roxbury Community College are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check review. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates and/or all persons who have an employment relationship with RCC, as deemed necessary.

COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:

Candidates for employment should be aware that all Community College students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.mass.edu/clery.


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