The Executive Associate Athletics Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Compliance, Academic Advising, and Student-Athlete Development units.
This position reports to the Athletics Director and is responsible for the organization and administration of South Carolina State University's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) compliance programs for 6 men's and 8 women's sports.
The duties and responsibilities of the Executive Associate Athletics Director include, but are not limited to: Managing and supervising the compliance and academic staff on a daily basis; Serving as the department's Title IX coordinator; Providing sport oversight as deemed necessary by the Athletics Director; Coordinating NCAA and MEAC interpretations; Investigating and reporting NCAA and MEAC violations; Supervising recruitment activities, directing the complimentary game admissions process for recruits, and overseeing the monitoring of countable athletically related activities; Planning, developing and implementing comprehensive rules education programs for internal and external constituents; Overseeing the internal athletics certification process in conjunction with the athletics certification team; Preparing and maintaining squad lists in a timely manner; Responsible for attending home and away games and providing operational and compliance support on game day.
The Executive Associate Athletics Director must possess an energetic leadership style, have the ability to make decisions, problem solve and recommend long range operational plans. This individual will build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with athletics, and University staff, students, business vendors and all donors and stakeholders.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director.
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 athletics program.
Master's degree preferred. Five or more years of NCAA Division I compliance or academic support services experience.
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.