SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees. SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of Athletics is a strong leader and administrator of SUNY Maritime College's NCAA Division III intercollegiate varsity athletics program, club sports, intramurals and physical education. The Director of Athletics works cooperatively with students, faculty and staff to advance the college's athletics program, recruit and retain exceptional coaches and promote the academic achievement and physical well-being of students.
The Director of Athletics is responsible for development, administration, and compliance of the athletics program and for the day-to-day operation of the athletics facilities. In this capacity, the Director provides leadership over such functions as the recruitment of athletes; compliance with U.S. Department of Education, Title IX, New York State, the NCAA, and SUNY policies and procedures.
Candidates for this position should have a minimum of five years of high level/senior progressive leadership experience in athletics administration at the collegiate level, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrate the ability to work in a diverse and complex educational environment. The Director of Athletics must have experience recruiting and supervising coaches and a documented excellent compliance record with the NCAA. Applicants should also have significant experience in athletic development and program evaluation. This individual must have a Master's degree in athletic administration or related field.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Provide effective planning, leadership and administration of the Department of Athletics within the framework of SUNY Maritime College's overall academic mission.
Recruit and provide leadership, organization and management of the coaching and administrative staff in order to attain optimal operational, academic, fiscal and athletic performance.
Recruit, mentor, and supervise coaches, trainers, and others in support of the program.
Serve on committees that further the interests of the Department on campus, in the Conference(s) and NCAA.
Develop and implement learning assessment programs in line with Maritime guidelines.
Assume other duties, responsibilities and relationships as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs.
Provide oversight to the sports information program including the development of relationships with the media.
Supervise all programs in support of the health, safety, retention, and academic progress of student-athletes.
Manage the athletics budget and collaborate with University Advancement, the Office of the President, Alumni Relations and others in all fund-raising activities in support of athletics.
Supervise all administrative, operational and business functions of the Department in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the College.
Supervise scheduling for all intercollegiate athletic events and facilities and work in collaboration with the office of conference services for all outside rentals.
Assist in planning and executing construction and maintenance projects involving the College's athletic facilities.
Responsible for all aspects of the aquatics programs at Maritime College.
Development and Outreach
Cultivate and enhance relationships as necessary to support and represent the mission of the College and the Department of Athletics, including civic, media, booster and fan groups.
Participate proactively in public relations and fund raising activities with all relevant constituencies and in collaboration with the office of University Relations.
Develop and maintain a long range strategic plan for the Department that includes identifying outside sources of revenue for the department and be an active fundraiser.
Maintain and grow the department's community involvement, strategic partnerships, and service initiatives.
Establish relationships with student-athlete alumni, encouraging their involvement in the program after graduation, including the Maritime College Hall of Fame.
Understand and foster student-athlete academic and personal success in collaboration with Student Affairs, the Regiment of Cadets, faculty, academic administration, and the Faculty Athletics Representative.
Demonstrate commitment to diversity and gender equity in all regards.
Oversee all aspects of the physical education program.
Oversee, in conjunction with the Manager of Athletic Operations, all club sports and their operations.
Oversee membership and affiliation with all competitive leagues and conferences.
Maintain integrity and enhance the competitiveness of the athletics program.
Oversee compliance with all College, NCAA and Conference(s) rules and regulations.
Represent SUNY Maritime College at NCAA, Conference(s) and national meetings.
Complete and present for submission all required reports for the NCAA, Conference(s), State and Federal Government, and College.
Master's degree in athletic administration or related field.
Minimum of five years' progressive experience in athletics administration at the collegiate level.
Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills
Experience recruiting and supervising coaches and an excellent compliance record with the NCAA.
Understanding of the dynamics and trends in intercollegiate athletics in general and NCAA Division III in particular.
Preferred Qualifications The ideal candidate, in addition to the above, will have:
Ten years' experience in athletics administration at the collegiate level.
Intercollegiate coaching experience.
Affiliation, experience and active engagement with professional organizations appropriate to the institution and position.
Classification/Salary Range: The Director of Athletics is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range of the position is $95,000 - $105,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (For more information please see the UUP Benefits Summary) Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.
Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.
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Application Instructions: Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
Cover letter including salary requirements
Contact information for three professional references.
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SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action