Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, invites applications for the position of Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics provides vision and leadership for athletics to ensure program effectiveness, improvement, accountability and success. The overarching goal is to provide a broad, balanced athletics program supporting the overall mission and goals of Wilson College. The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, while advancing the NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics program, maintains the integrity of the program providing a positive experience for all student-athletes.
Reporting to the Vice President for Student Development, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics is responsible for the supervision of 11 sports, within the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), facilities management, compliance, fiscal management, communications, recreation, and sports medicine and performs other related duties required for directing a NCAA Division III sports program and recreation and fitness programs and venues.
- Master’s Degree or higher in a related field with 3-5 years of increasing responsibility in athletics administration
- Extensive knowledge of NCAA Division III bylaws and compliance and athletics conference operations
- Demonstrated ability to promote intercollegiate athletics
- Strong interpersonal, planning, and organizational abilities; budget management; excellent written and oral communication skills
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method for applications) or Human Resources, Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Correspondence regarding this search should be limited to applications materials only and submitted solely via the methods above.
Preference will be given to applications received by February 28, 2020. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
It is the policy of Wilson College to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital/familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, having a GED rather than a diploma, or any other protected characteristic applicable under law.
About Wilson College
Founded in 1869 as one of the first women’s colleges, Wilson College is located in Chambersburg, PA. Now a fully co-educational institution, Wilson offers women and men a collaborative, liberal arts education. Wilson’s supportive community of faculty, staff and alumni are committed to developing the mind and character of all students, preparing them to meet the challenges of today’s global society. The College provides a unique learning environment where students earn college degrees and valuable life experiences while participating in character-building first-year seminars, spring break service programs, interdisciplinary study, service learning programs, undergraduate research, study-abroad and internship opportunities.
Wilson confers a baccalaureate degree in 35 areas, the associate degree in 4, and certificates in 2 program areas. Eleven Master’s degree programs and a post-baccalaureate teacher intern program are also available. Enrollment has continued to grow over the past several years, bucking national trends, thanks in large part to new career-oriented academic programs, online course offerings and several new NCAA Division III athletic teams. Distinctive programs include the Veterinary Medical Technology program. This is a four-year degree, fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The Single Parent Scholar program, founded in 1996, addresses the educational needs of single parents while providing childcare for their children living on campus. And, the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies is focused on education in environmentally sustainable practices. Total number of students across all programs is currently 1500+, with the population approximately 75% female and 25% male. Students hail from 22 states and 13 countries.