The Director, Athletics, reports to the President or designee. The Director is responsible for the Athletics program including supervision of staff, the assurance of quality programs, and representation of the college dealings with peer athletic programs and the NJCAA.
Provides directional leadership in aligning Athletics with College competencies and the achievement of strategic goals.
Responsible for recruiting, supporting and providing supervision for coaching and athletics staff.
Responsible for planning, management, and reporting on the Athletics budget.
Responsible for coordinating fundraising and solicitation of community support and sponsorships for athletic scholarships and equipment.
Responsible for coordinating and scheduling athletic related continuing education opportunities for the community.
Manages the Athletics function through appropriate planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and initiatives including processes for external accreditation.
Responsible for completion of scheduling activities, and assuring adequacy of supplies, equipment, and facilities.
Acts as a liaison with NJCAA and relevant community agencies, senior colleges and universities, secondary schools, and peer institutions as appropriate.
Represents Athletics in College planning processes and decision-making.
Involves Athletics staff in active evaluation and improvement of programs and processes within the department and the College.
Collaborates with athletics coaches to provide support for athletics programs and student athletes.
Supports Athletics by attending games and events, and promoting the College Athletics program throughout the campus and community.
Serves as academic advisor for student athletes and assists student athletes with academic decision-making. Monitors the academic achievement for student athletes and appropriately refers students to campus services as needed.
Serves as Conduct Officer by responding to and resolving student-athlete conduct matters.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution Minimum of five years in coaching or leading other athletic programs. Strong interpersonal skills with excellent public relations, speaking and writing skills Effectiveness and comfort with developing and maintaining professional relationships Experience delivering quality customer service Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse groups of people both orally and in writing in one-to-one and in group presentation settings Ability to understand and interpret the College’s academic programs and enrollment policies and procedures Ability to understand, interpret and follow NJCAA regulations and policies Ability to work effectively with others in a team environment without close supervision Must be detail-oriented and possess exceptional organizational skills Excellent analytical skills with ability to solve problems Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in education Excellent computer skills in programs such as MS Word and Excel, and ability to interact with online databases and cloud-based systems. Willingness to work evening and weekend hours and travel Commitment to the mission and purpose of community college education Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies: - Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action - Collaborating and facilitating - Creating and innovating - Anticipating and responding to change - Providing vision and leadership
ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment; ease of mobility within the work environment and other areas of campus and College locations; travel between campus locations may be required; and effective use of all forms of communication including use of computers.
About Davidson-Davie Community College
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.