St. Norbert College, located near Green Bay, Wisconsin, is seeking a Director of Athletics and Physical Education.
A Catholic liberal arts institution with nearly 2,000 students, St. Norbert College sponsors a highly competitive, NCAA, Division III, 23-sport athletics program in the academically and athletically strong Northern Collegiate Athletic Conference (multi-sport conference), Midwest Conference (affiliate membership for men’s and women’s swimming and diving) and Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. The athletic program is part of a campus community that embraces the Norbertine ideal of communio and provides an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual, and personal development, both inside and outside the classroom. Communio challenges individuals to engage in open dialogue, consultation, and collaboration, and encourages members to show respect, mutual esteem, trust, sincerity, faith, and responsibility – the foundation for the deep sense of community found at St. Norbert. The college promotes the development of the whole person by cultivating practices of study, reflection, prayer, wellness, play, and action.
Position responsibilities include:
- Manage all facets of the athletic program, including oversight of staff, coaches, facilities, athletic training, fundraising, scheduling, and the hiring and training of staff. Daily oversight for 23 intercollegiate sports programs, which include NCAA and conference matters. Work with the local and regional communities on matters associated with St. Norbert College athletics. Represent the college on matters related to Northern Collegiate Athletic Conference (multi-sport conference), Midwest Conference (affiliate membership for men’s and women’s swimming and diving), Northern Collegiate Hockey Association, and the NCAA.
- Ensure campus compliance with NCAA Division III regulations; required NCAA reporting, including the Institutional Self-Study Guide (ISSG), Title IX, and college and/or state policies; and ensure necessary reports are filed to include EADA filing and all reports for NCAA.
- Oversee scheduling of events to ensure effective game-day administration and for the daily running of the athletic facilities.
- Conduct meaningful supervision and performance evaluations of all professional staff in the department, which includes attending team practices and games to provide in-person support. Plan and implement physical education courses as well as the hiring and supervising of the instructors under the oversight of the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
- Assist coaches in developing strong academic- and social-intervention programs to bolster student-athlete success, retention, and graduation rates. Work closely with the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) to foster student-athlete success.
- Develop collaborative and effective relationships with various campus offices, including but not limited to financial aid, registrar, student accounts, academic affairs, student affairs, facilities, and operations. Work cooperatively with the Office of Admission to support the recruitment of student-athletes.
Anticipated start date is June 1, 2021.
Located on a bend of the Fox River, De Pere boasts gorgeous river views, boutique-style shopping, lively restaurants, and many opportunities for outdoor recreation. The Fox River Trail runs through the city and extends along the river through downtown Green Bay. The 25-mile trail is a haven for bicyclists, runners, and rollerbladers.
Five minutes north of De Pere, Green Bay offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, growing communities with modern and historical housing options, top-tier schools, and world-class health care. The Greater Green Bay area has three times been voted one of the “100 Best Communities for Young People” by America’s Promise Alliance. Northeast Wisconsin is home to Fortune 500 companies as well as thriving start-ups and is served by its own international airport.
The Green Bay region is home to a range of thriving cultural organizations, including African Heritage Inc., Casa Alba Melanie, and the United Hmong Asian American Community Center. The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin’s reservation is adjacent to the west side of De Pere and Green Bay, and it houses a range of Oneida governmental and educational facilities, businesses, and cultural resources. Other organizations, such as the Multicultural Center of Greater Green Bay and the YWCA of Greater Green Bay, host a range of intercultural and social justice-oriented programs and initiatives. To learn more about business, cultural sites, and other organizations with a stated commitment to diversity and inclusion, please see the Green Bay Green Book. For additional information on Green Bay, go to: https://www.greenbay.com/.
St. Norbert College offers an outstanding benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan and tuition waiver. Candidates must submit a detailed letter of application (including administrative philosophy and qualifications), a résumé and a list of at least five professional references (with telephone numbers and/or email addresses). Applications received by March 1, 2021, are ensured of receiving full consideration. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit all materials via the link found on this page: https://snc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=338.
St. Norbert College welcomes applications from members of all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College’s mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development. We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse and spiritually engaged community. (https://www.snc.edu/mission/gettingtoknow.html).
St. Norbert College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of our people, ideas and talents. We welcome individuals with diverse experiences, backgrounds, and skills to join our college community in our pursuit of inclusion and excellence. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged (https://www.snc.edu/diversityaffairs/).
The preferred candidate will have an understanding of, and support for, the culture and practices in a liberal arts, residential, NCAA III, scholar-athlete focused institution; demonstrated ability to lead and work with colleagues; proven managerial, administrative, interpersonal and leadership skills; a minimum of a master’s degree in a related field; and five years of experience in higher education.