Sr Associate Athletic Director
Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Athletics
posted on August 11, 2012
Weekends, evenings, and holidays will be required outside of normal work hours.
• Assist Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics in the leadership, management, and oversight of NCAA Division I (FCS) intercollegiate athletics program;
• Manage and support selected varsity sport programs
• Supervise selected athletic department support staff.
• Coordinate the department¿s strategic planning and implementation of policies.
• Represent the Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics in the community and on campus
• Represent the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics ethically and professionally.
• Adhere to NCAA and Big Sky rules and regulations.
• Assists VP for Intercollegiate athletics with personnel decisions.
• Represents Athletic Department on various committees and at athletic events and University functions
• Negotiate financial commitments such as game schedules, contracts, trave, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor¿s degree AND minimum of 10 years of experience in Division I Intercollegiate Athletics
• All coaches and staff have a duty to cooperate with and furnish the NCAA, Big Sky Conference and NAU with truthful and complete information concerning involvement in or knowledge of rules violations as mandated by NCAA Bylaw 10.1. Satisfactory rules knowledge and rules compliance are conditions of employment. This position, in particular, will fully participate and cooperate in compliance-related activities, procedures and evaluation. Coaches are held to strict NCAA guidelines regarding all of the following¿
- Athletic Equipment and Apparel
- Coaching Staff Limits and Contracts
- Complimentary Admissions
- Employment of Student-Athletes
- Financial Aid
- Institutional Camps and Clinics
- Institutional Certification of Compliance
- Playing and Practice Seasons
- Representatives of the University¿s Athletic Interests
- Rules Education
- Student-Athlete Eligibility
- Student-Athlete Vehicles
- Team Travel
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of Division I NCAA rules and regulations
• Ability to interact professionally within the department, the campus, and the community
• Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds
• Ability to provide leadership and direction in key result areas
• Ability to work independently
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong supervisory skills
• Highly developed organizational skills
• Ability to lead department staff and coaches
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
• Usage and high degree of self motivation
This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
Commensurate with experience.
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr .
Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found on the Internet at: https://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy&/….
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, and you choose the ASRS retirement option, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 27 weeks (6 months) after your start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days after start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
A review of applications will begin immediately. All applications must be submitted no later than midnight, August 24, 2012.