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Associate Director of Athletics

May 19, 2017


Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletics. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a full benefit package.

The Associate Athletic Director will be instrumental in helping the College develop strategies that will fully integrate intercollegiate athletics into the campus community.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as the athletics liaison for New Student Orientation.
  • Work with coaches on strategies to attract high-performing student-athletes.
  • Serve as the liaison for strategies that involve academic advising of our student-athletes.
  • Serve on the Academic Advisory Committee and be involved with college-wide retention discussions.
  • Work with coaches to discuss academic progress of their teams and to develop effective strategies for the retention of these students.
  • Track retention of student-athletes and compile a yearly summary of such by sport and gender.
  • Assume a significant role in the integration of the "ten-year mindset" for many of our student-athletes.
  • Administer and supervise the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
  • Develop programs that will allow the College to proactively address Title IX regulations and NCAA compliance issues.
  • Assist in all aspects of intercollegiate sports programs in conjunction with Director of Athletics including staffing, budgeting, facility scheduling, game management, etc.
  • Assist in annual NCAA reports.
  • Assist the Director of Athletics in all aspects of daily operation.
  • Serve as the Athletics/Admissions liaison.
  • Work with Director of Athletics to create philosophies and goals for each program.
  • Ensure athletics department is in compliance with all NCAA legislation.
  • Make sure coaches, student-athletes and the College President have completed all NCAA paperwork.
  • Determine eligibility and handle all transfer paperwork.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in college administration and coaching, supervision is preferred.
  • Strong skills in professional/interpersonal communication skills and organization.
  • Ability to work, communicate and develop rapport with departmental staff, students, faculty, alumni, administration and the general public.
  • A commitment to the NCAA Division III Philosophy and the role of Athletics within a private, liberal arts college

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Phone:  765-983-1393

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

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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