Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Support & Wellness Services

Position ID: 36994
Savannah State University
Intercollegiate Athletics
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Director, Academic
Job Description: 


 Position Information
Working Title Asst. Athletic Director for Academic Support & Wellness Services
Job Summary

Savannah State University is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as a senior level administrator in the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics; in consultation with the Athletics Director, this position provides daily oversight of all athletic academics and academic operations; actively engages in all departmental affairs, long range planning and policy formulation. Provides oversight for selected sports and support units; serves as a department liaison with various campus units and community groups. Leads and supervises the athletic unit (SAS); aids in the development and implementation of programs and processes to assure the welfare of all student athletes. Assists in the identification, recruitment, hiring and retention of personnel; serves as role model and mentor for young staff. Participates in the development and implementation of DIA policies; reinforces and demonstrates adherence to a sound code of ethics. Provides leadership and counsel to coaches and unit heads; works closely with division units, campus departments and community constituent groups. Assists in scheduling non-conference games and preparation of contracts; represents the Director and the division at MEAC Academic meetings and various development and community functions. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

B.A or B.S required; graduate degree preferred. Four years of NCAA Division I or II academics and internal operations experience. A working knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations; must have working knowledge of CAi operating systems, Excel and Word software. This position is subject to a comprehensive background screen with employment contingent upon satisfactory results. A DMV check and valid driver’s license is required for access to University vehicles; background check also required.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State. 
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S3092014
Open Date 07/31/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit resume, transcript(s) and three letters of professional reference to: Asst. Athletics Director for Academic Support & Wellness Services Search; Savannah State University, Athletics Department; Box 20271; Savannah, GA 31404

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Academic Support (Admin code)
Intercollegiate Athletics (Admin code)
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Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II