Director of Intercollegiate Athletics - West Virginia Wesleyan College
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Location: Buckhannon, West Virginia
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: ##8##
Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia Wesleyan College will lead, manage, and direct all facets of a competitive and thriving NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics program. The incumbent will serve as a vital institutional strategic partner and campus operational leader with primary responsibility for the student-athlete experience and the financial stewardship of all resources directed to the athletics programs in alignment with the stated mission and vision of West Virginia Wesleyan College.
As the leader of highly visible and key student developmental activities on campus, the incumbent will exhibit the highest levels of ethical decision-making, responsibility, and integrity. West Virginia Wesleyan College values collegiality and community, thus the incumbent will work effectively in collaboration with others to advance the future of the institution and the overall positive direction of intercollegiate athletics.
The incumbent’s responsibilities as assigned will be directed (but not limited) to the following areas:
Supervisory: The incumbent will have supervisory oversight (direct and indirect) of all employees within the department of athletics including head/assistant coaches and administrative positions (i.e., Assistant Athletics Director). Supervisory oversight will include evaluation, direction of work responsibilities, and strategic and prioritized direction of work.
Fiscal: The incumbent will be responsible for all financial activities related to intercollegiate athletics including budget planning, revenue generation, and budget expenditure. Specifically, the incumbent in collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Enrollment Officer will develop and manage the athletics financial aid program to align with institutional aid, recruitment, and budgetary goals.
Development: In partnership with institutional fundraising objectives, the incumbent will assist in the planning and supervision of fundraising activities related to intercollegiate athletics. The incumbent will manage a portfolio of active and potential donors/partners to advance fundraising goals as determined by the President and Executive Team of the institution.
Operational: The incumbent will monitor and direct the general operations of the athletics department including policy development, facility management, home game operations, conference and NCAA guidelines/compliance, and athletics support activities including athletic training, sports information, and strength and conditioning.
The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position. Other duties as assigned may arise outside of those described above.
Master’s degree with significant experience in intercollegiate athletics, higher education, and/or student affairs/activities preferred. Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience outside of higher education will be considered.
West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in which all employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.
West Virginia Wesleyan College challenges its students to a life-long commitment to develop their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential and to set and uphold standards of excellence. Firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition and closely related to The United Methodist Church, the College is a community of learning based on fundamental principles formed at the intersection of Christian faith and liberal education: intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College recognizes and affirms its interdependence with the external communities-local, regional, national, and global-and its covenant with the people of West Virginia to share ...its educational and cultural resources.
West Virginia Wesleyan College prepares its students through its curriculum of arts and sciences, pre-professional, professional, and graduate studies, and its rich campus life program. As a residential institution of higher education, the College aspires to graduate broadly educated men and women who:
•Think critically and creatively,
•Act responsibly, and
•Demonstrate their local and world citizenship through service.