Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the Executive Team, the Director of
Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia Wesleyan College will lead, manage, and direct all facets of a competitive and thriving NCAA
Division II intercollegiate athletics program. The incumbent will serve as a vital institutional strategic partner and campus
operational leader with primary responsibility for the student-athlete experience and the financial stewardship of all resources directed to
the athletics programs in alignment with the stated mission and vision of West Virginia Wesleyan College.
As the leader of highly visible and key student developmental activities on campus, the incumbent will
exhibit the highest levels of ethical decision-making, responsibility, and integrity. West Virginia Wesleyan College values collegiality and
community, thus the incumbent will work effectively in collaboration with others to advance the future of the institution and the overall
positive direction of intercollegiate athletics.
Master’s degree with
significant experience in intercollegiate athletics, higher education, and/or student affairs/activities preferred. Bachelor’s degree
and/or relevant experience outside of higher education will be considered.
incumbent’s responsibilities as assigned will be directed (but not limited) to the following areas:
The incumbent will have supervisory oversight (direct and indirect) of all employees within the department of athletics including
head/assistant coaches and administrative positions (i.e., Assistant Athletics Director). Supervisory oversight will include evaluation,
direction of work responsibilities, and strategic and prioritized direction of work.
The incumbent will
be responsible for all financial activities related to intercollegiate athletics including budget planning, revenue generation, and budget
expenditure. Specifically, the incumbent in collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Enrollment Officer will develop and
manage the athletics financial aid program to align with institutional aid, recruitment, and budgetary goals.
In partnership with institutional fundraising objectives, the incumbent will assist in the planning and
supervision of fundraising activities related to intercollegiate athletics. The incumbent will manage a portfolio of active and potential
donors/partners to advance fundraising goals as determined by the President and Executive Team of the institution.
The incumbent will monitor and direct the general operations of the athletics department including policy
development, facility management, home game operations, conference and NCAA guidelines/compliance, and athletics support activities
including athletic training, sports information, and strength and conditioning.
The above declarations are not intended to be
an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills
and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position. Other duties as
assigned may arise outside of those described above.
Interested candidates should submit a
letter of interest, resume and names and contact information of three references to [email protected]. On the subject of the email, please enter: ##8## – Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. The
review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
West Virginia Wesleyan College, a private educational institution, is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons, welcomes students of all backgrounds and takes pride in the diversity of its faculty and staff. It assures students of access to all the privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available at the College. West Virginia Wesleyan College strongly supports affirmative action principles and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics, co-curricular activities or other College administered programs.