Works closely with the Director of Athletics, the Executive Associate Director of Athletics and the faculty athletics representative to insure that all MSU sports programs operate within the guidelines established by the NCAA, the Lone Star Conference and Midwestern State University. This senior level administrative position is responsible for monitoring the department's budgets and overseeing all business operations. Actively participates in professional associations, monitors the gender equity plan and represents the university at conferences and national meetings. Reports directly to the Director of Athletics
Counsel student-athletes; evaluate gender-equity issues; attend university, LSC, and NCAA administrative functions and seminars. Serve as spokesperson for the department concerning women's issues. Participate in annual fund raising; perform public relations duties and activities with faculty, students, contributors, alumni and university administrators. Work with the coaches and administrators in preparation, control, and operation of the MSU athletic program within the budgets as established. Assist in budget preparation, establish priorities, and serve as the contact person for internal and external audits and reports. Handle all functions associated with the coaching of the volleyball team. Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Preferably 5 years or more of collegiate head coaching experience. Administrative experience desirable.
Must have thorough knowledge of applicable NCAA rules and regulations. Knowledge of gender equity issues. Public speaking skills extremely helpful. Must have good organizational and administrative skills, scheduling and PR skills.
Master's degree required, preferably in Kinesiology and/or sports administration.
Must be able to effectively communicate and deal with a variety of constituencies, including students, alumni, boosters, the media, and the community at large. Must maintain active membership in appropriate professional organizations. Must be a positive representative for the university. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.