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Director of Athletics



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Leadership and Management of the Athletics Department

Job Description:

Bluefield College invites applications for the position of Director of Athletics. Bluefield is a Christ-centered institution, will compete in the Appalachian Athletic Conference in the NAIA in 2014, and is a Division 1 member of the NCCAA. This full time position will report directly to the President and is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the athletics department. The department consists of head coaches and assistant coaches for 14 varsity sports, as well as athletic trainers, sports information director, faculty athletics representative, division manager, and student interns.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: fiscal management; assist in hiring of qualified personnel; oversee eligibility and compliance; ensure proper game day management; fundraising; train and develop coaches and staff; develop positive relationship with campus and local community; participate in conference and association meetings within the NAIA, AAC, and NCCAA; participate in college leadership meetings and serve on various committees; strategic planning; general department operations.

Qualifications: Ability to integrate Christian faith and athletics; Master’s degree; must be in agreement with and committed to Bluefield’s core values and statement of faith; 3-5 years of work experience in collegiate athletics

Bluefield College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the scenic Virginia highlands. The college is Christ-centered in its mission, global in its outlook, and is in covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. The institution does not discriminate on the basis of national or ethnic origin, gender, or race. For more information about Bluefield, visit www.bluefield.edu; for more information on Bluefield College Athletics visit www.BCRams.com

Applications and letters of nomination will be accepted immediately, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please visit http://www.bluefield.edu/employment/, to complete the electronic staff employment application and upload a letter of interest, resume, the names and full contact information for at least three professional references, and statement of Christian Faith. Hard copy application materials may be sent to Ordell Walker, Head Football Coach at Bluefield College, 3000 College Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605, owalker@bluefield.edu. Additional information about Bluefield College is available at www.bluefield.edu. To be considered for this position, all application requirements listed above must be completed.

The institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service or genetic information in its employment.

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