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Springfield, MA Full Time Posted by: American International College Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Job Description:
Lead student-athletes, coaches, and administrative staff under a framework that supports the institutional vision, department goals, student-athlete core values, and conference philosophy. The Vice President is responsible for administrative operations of the athletics department, including, but not limited to: departmental budget; student-athlete recruitment and retention; sports offerings portfolio, including new athletic programs; department culture; strategic oversight; assessment; legal, compliance, and conference matters; athletics marketing and communication; sports information; student-athlete experience; fan experience; facilities management; facilities rentals; game management; and fundraising, including alumni, donor, and sponsorship cultivation.
Supervise athletics director who has direct oversight of coaches and athletics administrative staff.
Cooperate and collaborate with the Office of Institutional Advancement on developing and meeting goals relative to alumni development, cultivation and stewardship, major gifts and annual fund, as well as memberships in the Yellow Jackets Club (YJC), and sponsorships.
Travel for fundraising events or donor meetings with or at the direction of the President or Executive Director for Institutional Advancement.
In conjunction with the VP for Admissions, develop annual recruitment goals.
Develop, direct, and monitor team-by-team recruitment and retention strategies with athletics director consistent with achieving annual goals.
Identify emerging sports opportunities and oversee the development of sports portfolio pro formas in alignment with AICs vision of providing access, opportunity, and inclusion within our diverse campus population.
Collaborate with the Office of Academic Affairs and faculty on academic program offerings and academic success of student-athletes.
Collaborate with the Office of Student Affairs and the Department of Campus Recreation on programmatic elements of intramurals, fitness center, group exercise, and club sports programs, and with the Dexter Wellness Center on matters of student-athlete physical and mental health.
Assess athletics department staff annually, in conjunction with the athletics director, based on established key performance indicators.
Review and update the Athletics Vision and strategic priorities on a routine basis. Ensure Athletics Vision is consistent with the Colleges Strategic Plan regarding enrollment/revenue growth, facilities planning, and new sports development.
Serve on Presidents Cabinet.
Other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Degree: Bachelors degree
Preferred Degree: Masters degree
Required Fields of Expertise: Higher education; athletics development/fundraising, strategic planning/vision, alumni cultivation


Understanding of current and emerging best practices in athletics development and the capacity to adapt these as appropriate at AIC.
A successful track record of personally cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding gifts.
Communicates effectively with all levels of the institution and outside constituents.
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
Works collaboratively with students and other college departments.
Communicates changes effectively.
Reacts well under pressure. Strong computer skills, analytical skills and well-developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to multi-task.
Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; develops realistic action plans

Springfield, MA, United States of America
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3/2/2021 5:23:22 PM

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