Director of Athletics (Job Announcement) Harris Stowe #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Director of Athletics

Institution: Harris-Stowe State University
Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • Admin – Athletics and Coaching
Posted: 10/01/2014
Application Due: 11/30/2014
Type: Full Time
Notes: marked as a Priority

Harris-Stowe State University has an opening for a Director of Athletics. The Director of Athletics reports directly to the University President through his Oversight Team and supervises seven part-time coaches, a Sports Information Director, an athletic trainer, an equipment manager, and a secretary.


Duties: Provide overall direction and leadership on all programmatic, personnel, budgetary, and athletics facilities matters. Monitor the athletics program according to NAIA, and American Midwest Conference rules and regulations, and University standards of good practice. Develop, implement, and monitor effective recruitment/retention plans for athletes. Promote the athletics department to community groups and organizations. Submit accurate reports by established deadlines. Serve on University-wide committees, as appointed.


Requirements: Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Knowledge of principles and good practices of university athletics and an in-depth knowledge of NAIA rules, regulations and timelines. Must be a successful fundraiser. Must be committed to gender equity and academic integrity. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to exercise appropriate human relations skills both within and outside the University environment.


Applicants: You may apply by mail, fax, or in person. Please submit your resume and references to our mailing address: Harris-Stowe State University, Human Resources Office, 3026 Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63103; or fax them to us at (314) 340-3395. Our phone number is (314) 340-3340. If you are providing us with an electronic version of your resume, please be sure to save it in any of the following formats: Microsoft Word, Corel WordPerfect, or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Electronic submissions should be sent to


Harris-Stowe State University Employment Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the application link