Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women's Administrator

at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position Title   Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women's Administrator

Position Number    Z90402

Position Status    Full-Time
Regular Work Hours    Mon-Fri, 8a-5p (evenings & weekends regularly)

Location    Wichita, KS - WSU Main Campus

Position Specific Responsibilities    Seeking an professional administrator with extensive experience and background in student-athlete services (i.e., compliance, academics, sports medicine, performance/mental health, career/professional development, leadership development) who is committed to developing young people and programs through first-class service to student-athletes and coaches.  Successful candidate will retain significant day-to-day sport administration responsibilities, serve as athletics’ liaison with relevant support services on campus and serve as a critically important member of the department’s executive team. Apply for this opportunity to be a part of our team, celebrating each season & year!

Summary of Responsibilities    Provides leadership and strategic direction for all personnel and functions associated with the Student-Athlete Services division, including but not limited to, academic support, compliance, sports medicine and career and professional development services. Collaborates with Director of Athletics to establish, define, plan and communicate vision and direction for athletics, establishing long-range goals and objectives and executes departmental mission, leads vision, supervises implementation strategies and achieves strategic objectives.

Essential Functions:    

  • Leads the development and administration of large athletic budgets, operations and training.
  • Ensures adherence to all University, department, National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) and American Athletics Conference (AAC) policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Directs cross-functional leadership teams and ensures strategic assignment of resources in support of first-class student-athlete experience.
  • Represents the University through collaborative engagements on campus and conference committees.
  • Demonstrates a daily commitment to the department mission to “develop young people and programs, the Shocker Way, through first-class service to our student-athletes, coaches and Shocker Nation”, including core values, student-athlete development and broad-based competitive excellence.
  • Serves as a highly-visible Senior Women’s Administrator working in close collaboration with head coaches, student-athletes and staff.
  • Provides on-site and in-person leadership which includes working long hours to include nights, weekends and moderate travel.


Minimum Education  Bachelor’s degree in related field by hire date

Preferred Education

Minimum Experience  Eight (8) years of experience in intercollegiate athletics administration or related field, with four (4) years of experience in senior and/or executive leadership role

Preferred Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:    

  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
  • Possess leadership qualities and employs them regularly.
  • Knowledge of dynamics related to college athletes.
  • Understanding of D-1 compliance with academics and athletics.
  • Professional communication.
  • Previous sports administration knowledge.

Licenses, Certificates and Registrations  Valid Kansas drivers license

User Export Compliance  

Additional Information    15 hours of graduate work being equitable to a year of experience. 
Department Information:  Department - 8000-Athletic Director

Salary Information:  Pay Information - Range from $90,000 up to $125,000/yr based on experience. Salary determination based on experience matching with criteria.

Overtime Eligibility    No
Eligible for Shift Differential?    No
Benefits Eligible?    Yes

Requisition Details:  

  • Posting Date  05/08/2023
  • Closing Date
  • Proposed Start Date  06/12/2023

Physical Demands / Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to remain in a stationary position. – Frequent 60-90%
  •  Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment including but not limited to phone, printers, copiers, and calculators. – Frequent 60-90%
  •  Ability to communicate with others and accurately exchange information. – Frequent 60-90%
  •  Ability to move or traverse across campus, within buildings and offices, and/or across external environments – Occasional 30-60%

Physical Weight Category  Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Light work involves remaining stationary most of the time.

Supplemental Questions:  Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Can you meet all educational, experiential and knowledge, skills and ability requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. What is your desired salary range?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply:

Required Documents

  1. Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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Job Posting: 12532020

Posted On: May 16, 2023

Updated On: Jun 13, 2023

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