Status: Full-time position
Location: Tacoma, WA
Job Summary: The Athletic Department at Tacoma Community College currently offers intercollegiate athleticcompetition in six sports for men and women through membership in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC). Reporting to the Vice President for Student Services, the Director is responsible for administering all aspects of the Athletic Department, including facility management, program supervision and fundraising activities.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree in physical education, athletics administration, recreation or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Five (5) years of experience in athletics with a minimum of three (3) years of closely related leadership and management experience.
Experience using Microsoft Porfessional Suite.
Masters degree in Athletic Administration or related closely field from an accredited college or university.
Coaching or teaching experience.
Experience working in a community college or higher education setting.
Experience working as an athletic director or assistant athletic director.
Conditions of Employment•Successful completion of a criminal history background check.
Must possess a current, valid, unrestricted driver’s license.
The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate
Knowledge of athletics.
Ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment.
An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
Ability to work and lead in a multicultural and diverse climate.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Strong leadership skills including knowledge and experience ensuring compliance with federal and state laws as well as college policies and procedures.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, colleagues and staff representing diverse ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic and learning abilities.
Excellent customer service skills including building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Commitment to student success.
Ability to collaborate with staff and departments throughout the college.
Ability to mediate conflict.
Ability to develop and administer budgets.
Duties: •Hire, supervise, develop and evaluate coaching staff, clerical and athletic staff and other support staff.
Provide overall leadership to the athletic program, including coordination of student recruitment.
Ensure compliance with NWAACC rules and regulations, approve eligibility lists, make eligibility determination, and prepare eligibility petitions.
Develop and implement a fundraising program to support the athletic department in cooperation with the TCC Foundation.
Provide overall responsibility for the management of wellness and athletic facilities.
Serve as college liaison to the community; develop partnerships to identify and enhance resources.
Promote academic achievement of student-athletes.
Provide mentoring, leadership, volunteering and community involvement opportunities for student athletes.
Develop and administer departmental budget; develop departmental strategic plans and outcomes.
Ensure compliance with college policies and procedures.
Stay current on Title IX policies and insure compliance.
Maintain all essential records and documentation.
Provide leadership to the coordination of all athletic events, including scheduling of games, practice schedules, use of facilities, etc.
Collaborate with Student Programs to offer intramural and other recreational opportunities for students.
Evaluate effectiveness of facilities and equipment.
Facilitate departmental meetings.
Develop and evaluate the master plan for athletics.
Serve on college committees and participate in college governance.
Promote the athletic program both internally and externally (i.e., web, mail, etc.)
Represent the College at professional associations, including performing duties as NWAACC commissioner.
Perform related duties as assigned.
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