Director, Athletics

Website Contra Costa Community College District

Director, Athletics

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: School of Wellness, Exercise Science & Athletics


Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, directs, and manages the programs, staff and operations of the District’s Intercollegiate Athletic Department; performs administrative support duties related to the operation of the Intercollegiate Athletic Department; and performs related work as required. Receives administrative direction from the Dean, School of Wellness, Exercise Science and Athletics. Exercises direct supervision over assigned academic and classified coaches, professional, technical, and administrative support staff, as assigned.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the functions of the job.
• Plans, organizes, directs, and provides leadership for the programs and operations of the District’s Intercollegiate Athletic Department within established guidelines, rules and regulations.
• Serves as the Administrator at all home SWC athletic events; attends select away athletic events.
• Oversees and participates in the development, administration, and coordination of the Intercollegiate Athletic budget; assists the Dean with the development and management of the Health/Physical Education/Athletics division budget; participates in the forecasting of funds; monitors and approves expenditures in consultation with supervising Dean; requisitions instructional supplies and capital outlay; implements adjustments.
• Participates in the selection, assignment, training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned faculty and staff, including full and part-time coaches, program technicians, College trainer and athletic equipment personnel; supervise assigned personnel in accordance with District policy; provide or coordinate training for staff; provides input into the evaluation of classified and certificated staff and faculty.
• Plans, directs, and coordinates the work of assigned staff; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures.
• Develops and recommends the athletic schedule(s), including transportation and assignment of officials; proposes the scheduling and staffing of day, evening, fall, and spring athletic teams and conditioning classes; provides administrative supervision at athletic events at District facilities.
• Assumes responsibility for the Intercollegiate Athletic Department’s compliance with pertinent rules and regulations as well as Title IX objectives; conducts regular meetings and trainings to promote strict adherence among personnel and student athletes to conferences and state athletic rules, regulations, and codes; interprets state and local legislation and athletic eligibility rules; assumes responsibility for certification of athletic eligibility for all teams.
• Provides technical and administrative assistance to the Dean; conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies.
• Represents the District at local, regional, and State meetings; attend athletic director conference and State meetings, as required.
• In consultation with supervisor, manages all athletic trust accounts.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in education, physical education, exercise science, sports management, athletic administration, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, adaptive physical education or related major AND One (1) year of experience serving in an administrative or leadership capacity within a collegiate athletic program, including direct experience working with coaches and/or faculty.

Desirable Qualifications:


Range 39, $10,194.50-$12,390.83 plus $2,090.00 annual stipend for earned Doctorate Degree. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

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