Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services
University of Hawai`i at Manoa - Athletics Department
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 0089568
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Responsible for the direction and coordination of student-athlete services. Provides leadership for student-athlete services including but not limited to admissions, student housing, financial aid, supplemental meals, scholarship administration, drug and alcohol education, drug testing, student-athlete life skills and development, athletic training, equipment management, and oversees departmental compliance with NCAA and affiliated conference rules and regulations;
•Oversees efforts to enhance the student-athlete experience through development and life skills programming involving community service events and projects, career planning, personal development, leadership guidance and other areas of interest;
•Oversees the delivery of support services to student-athletes including equipment management and athletics training;
•Ensures student-athlete welfare is addressed in conjunction with all applicable University policies and procedures;
•As assigned by the Athletics Director, serve as Sports Administrator of assigned sports programs to provide leadership and counsel to coaches on a broad range of daily, on-going and annual administrative services of assigned sports while ensuring excellent academic and competitive performance.
•Serves as liaison between the Athletic Department and the Nagatani Academic Center, Faculty Athletics Representative, Office of Title IX and various units within the Office of Student Affairs (e.g. Admission, Financial Aid, Judicial Affairs, Registrar, Housing, Health Services, etc.);
•Serves as part of the departmental response team and reporting line involving student-athletes in cases of emergency and crisis that occur during non-business hours;
•Implements academic oversight and structure to ensure successful Academic Performance Rate (APR), retention and graduate rates of student-athletes;
•Participates in developing and implementing the Athletic Department’s strategic plan, establishing departmental policies and procedures and implementing strategies;
•Involved with long range planning for the Athletic Department.
•Integral member of the Athletic Department’s senior leadership team;
•Assesses program effectiveness and consistency with the University’s programs and goals and institutes changes for improvement;
•Cultivates effective partnerships with peers throughout the University by sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed;
•Maintain an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles;
•Maintain collaborative working relationships with administrators, staff and coaches in the department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the media, business community, elected officials and donors.
•Responsible for performing the duties of a Campus Security Authority as defined by University policy and federal law with regards to the Clery Act.
•Maintains confidentiality to include but not limited to information, files and records that the incumbent may obtain or possess, in accordance with federal and state laws and University policies;
•Knows, recognizes and complies with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing the University and its employees, the rules of the NCAA and affiliated Conferences as now constituted or as may be amended in the future.
•Immediately advises the Director of Athletics or designee if there are reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees, students, or others, have occurred or will occur.
•Other duties as directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in sports management, athletics administration, physical education, recreation, education or related field;
Three (3) years of athletic administrative experience at the Division I collegiate level or any equivalent combination of education and experience;
Demonstrated strong administrative, communications, and interpersonal skills;
Demonstrated commitment to gender equity and diversity;
Demonstrated commitment to thorough understanding of, and implementation of programs and procedures to ensure full compliance with the NCAA, conference and institutional rules, regulation, and procedures;
Demonstrated knowledge of the role of intercollegiate athletics as part of a university educational experience;
Demonstrated commitment to student-athlete academically and athletically;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to effectively organize, manage and supervise a department unit;
Knowledge of rules and regulations government in intercollegiate athletics as well as knowledge of overall student-athlete experience;
Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, performance driven environment.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree in business administration or other related field; or terminal degree from an accredited college or university;
TO APPLY: Go to the University of Hawaii Career Opportunities website and click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach 1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications 2) resume, and 3) names of 3 professional references (include title, email and phone number).