Associate Athletic Director / Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Student Services
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Internal Number: 118103
Internal Job Number: P05492UF
This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Associate Athletic Director / Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Student Services position for the Department of Athletics at Oregon State University (OSU).
The mission of the OSU Department of Athletics is to Go Build Excellent, Authentic, Visionary Student-Athletes (GO B.E.A.V.S.).
The Associate Athletic Director, reporting to the Deputy Athletic Director/COO, will provide leadership and guidance within the athletic department in multiple areas but primarily with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB). This position leads department efforts to create an environment of collaboration and equality in addition to providing programming, education and learning about all aspects of DEIB. There will be a focus both with student-athletes and staff. This position will represent the athletics department as a part of various campus committees and consortiums. Specifically, the President/Provost Leadership Council as well as the Equity Leaders Consortium. This position will also work closely with athletic department executive leadership to formulate inclusive hiring practices, onboarding, and connectivity to the campus community.
This position will also supervise and oversee various student services units, including Student-Athlete Development, International Services, Varsity OSU and other areas that support Student-Athlete holistic development. There will also be consistent communication and interaction with Academics for Student-Athletes. Will work closely with all units associated with the athletic department strategic plan and aid in the continued holistic development for Student-Athletes. The position will also be responsible for engaging in the Everyday Champions program tenets and providing guidance for future goals and being adaptable and flexible in providing services with a quickly changing NCAA landscape.
This position will also be assigned multiple sports and be an assigned sport administrator. They will work closely with assigned sport programs and work closely with the head coach and staff, supervise budgetary decisions, roster management, scheduling, conduct issues and team rules, recruitment of new staff as needed, Student-Athlete experience, and recruitment of prospective athletes. Problem solving strategies will be necessary to ensure program success and progression.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, College Student Services Administration or related field. 6-8 years' experience program focus including experience in management responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, Sports Administration or similar
Minimum of 5 years in a capacity that works with collegiate student-athletes, serving in a mentoring, advising, counseling or support position
A minimum of 1 year of experience working with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and a demonstrated and clear commitment to DEI
Minimum of 2 years of leadership and management experience seeing full-time staff and oversight over a unit and demonstrated budgetary experience
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires non-standard hours, specifically evening and weekend work. There will also be required travel as a part of the sports administration role and responsibilities
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience
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