Senior Associate Director of Athletics

Department of Athletics

Vacancy # 14E054
Position # 0227

The University of North Carolina Wilmington announces an opening for the position of Senior Associate Director of Athletics. UNCW is an NCAA Division I program and member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).

The Senior Associate Director of Athletics reports directly to the Director of Athletics and is involved in the planning, direction and conduct of UNCW’s intercollegiate athletic program.  This position is responsible for completing and maintaining all NCAA, CAA and UNCW reports for the department; overseeing the department’s compliance and regulatory structure with the NCAA, CAA and UNCW; providing sport administration for basketball (women), golf (women), softball, swimming and diving (men/women), track and field (men/women), cross country (men/ women) tennis (women) and volleyball; overseeing the Student-Athlete Support Services operation, serving as the department’s principal liaison with the Faculty Athletic Council; overseeing the NCAA/ UNCW Drug Testing program; serving as UNCW’s representative on the CAA’s Competition Committee; overseeing the department’s compliance with Title IX and ensuring that UNCW maintains its ethnic and gender diversity among its coaches, staff and student-athletes.

Qualifications:  Master’s Degree required; minimum 4 years of related experience within a Division I athletic department or comparable experience including knowledge of NCAA, CAA, and Title IX compliance.  Excellent communication skills, excellent computer skills, proven supervisory and leadership experience.

To apply, please complete the online application at Letter of application, curricula vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to the search committee chair and attached to the online application - not e-mailed, mailed or faxed.  MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Priority consideration will be given to online applications received by January 2, 2014,  but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you have questions regarding the online application process, contact Katie Lange at or 910-962-3571.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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