The Deputy Director of Athletics reports to the Director of Athletics and oversees the day-to-day internal operations of the Athletics Department.
The Deputy Director, when directed, participates in fund raising activities and donor cultivation. The Deputy Director oversees the internal organization of the department, ensuring consistency with the overall mission, goals and objectives of the University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference.
Along with the Director of Athletics, the Deputy Director has signature authority in the absence of the Director of Athletics and acts on his behalf in matters relating to the department.
Additionally, the Deputy Director's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with all sponsorship efforts and opportunities, oversight of internal units and selected sports service areas including Event Management, Ticket Operations, Sports Medicine, Strength and Conditioning and Media Relations. The Deputy Director also provides leadership, direction and supervision to several Head Coaches.
The Deputy Director must possess an energetic leadership style and, in concert with the Director of Athletics, have the ability to make decisions, problem solve and recommend long-range fiscal and operational plans.
Bachelor's degree in a related field from a four-year college or university. Three - five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a collegiate athletic program. College coaching experience preferred.
About South Carolina State University
SC State University, an 1890 land grant, senior comprehensive institution of approximately 2,900 students, is committed to providing affordable and accessible quality baccalaureate, master’s educational specialist and doctoral degree programs. SC State, through instruction, research, technology and service, contributes to economic development, enhances the quality of life of citizens, and prepares highly skilled, competent and socially aware graduates (30,000) to meet life’s challenges and demands and enables them to work and live productively in a dynamic, global society.