Hofstra University announces a national search for Director of Athletics
Hofstra University, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of Athletics. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Hofstra University is described at www.hofstra.edu and the athletics program at www.gohofstra.com.
ABOUT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY Founded in 1935, Hofstra University is an internationally ranked and recognized institution with ten schools and colleges offering 145 undergraduate and 160 graduate program options. Located in Hempstead, N.Y.,our leafy 240-acre campus is a certified arboretum just a quick train ride from New York City, and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, along with the resources, technology and facilities of a world-class university, including the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the School of Education, Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Honors College, the School of Health Professions and Human Services, as well as the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science. Hofstra has hosted three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012, 2016), and is one of only three in the New York metropolitan area to have schools of medicine, law and engineering. With more than 11,000 students and 128,000 alumni from around the world, Hofstra University is a dynamic community dedicated to academic excellence, civic engagement and global innovation.
POSITION SUMMARY Reporting directly to the President, the Director of Athletics provides the overall vision, leadership and oversight of Hofstra’s NCAA Division I athletics program, which includes 17 men’s and women’s teams comprised of approximately 325 student-athletes, and 70 coaches and other administrative and support personnel. The University maintains conference membership in the Colonial Athletic Association and the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association.
The Director is responsible for implementing and executing a strategic plan and vision for the University’s Athletic program to include the expansion of its fundraising, marketing, media and community relations while effectively managing the program’s budget and finances. Director will also have direct oversight of athletics compliance and reporting, athletics facilities and the management and development of the athletics staff. Additional responsibilities include: •Maintenance and cultivation of excellent relationships in order to represent and promote the University and the athletics programs to both internal and external constituencies. •Support and development of student-athletes, in achieving their full potential with the highest possible academic performance. •Monitoring compliance with University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations, as well as implementing appropriate training and procedures to proactively identify potential compliance issues.
APPLICATION PROCESS To ensure full consideration, applications and nominations should be submitted as soon as possible to RAC University Consultants at: email@example.com or by fax 240-801-9598
Applications should include an up to date resume, letters of recommendation and professional references (references will not be contacted without the consent of the applicant). A cover letter should accompany the application stating specifically the reasons the candidate believes he or she is the appropriate candidate to lead the Hofstra athletics program.
Dr. Robert A. Chernak, President of RAC University Consultants, LLC is leading this search for Hofstra University. Lew Perkins, President of The Lew Perkins Team, LLC is assisting with this search Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.