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Assistant Director of the Center of Excellence

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Assistant Director
Classification Code 36250
FLSA Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Director of the Center of Excellence
Position Number 241460
CIP Code
FTE 1.0
Pay Grade 6
Department Center of Excellence in Sport Science Education - 23007
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of office practices and computer skills
  • Extensive knowledge of competitive athletics
  • Knowledge of business practices, contract negotiations, and sponsorship issues along with marketing
  • Knowledge of community involvement processes
  • Ability to recruit and organize volunteers
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and visiting faculty from diverse backgrounds
Required Qualifications

Master’s degree required; 2 years experience in administration in a sports organization required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science preferred; understanding and experience in working as a coach in the Strength and Conditioning area at a NCAA D1 level preferred.

Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received

Performs under general supervision. Determines own methods for performing assigned work.

Version Date September 2017

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

1. Maintains responsibility to the Director of the Center of Excellence for Sport Science and Coach Education (CESSCE) to provided assistance with the management of the CESSCE and the Olympic Training Site (OTS).
2. Supervises the interns during the year (Spring, Summer, Fall).
3. Organizes and supervises all visiting faculty from other Universities.
4. Teaches one online class during the 1st Summer School Term contributing to the CESSCE budget.
5. Plans and organizes all conferences and clinics; conducts surveys at the closure of these conferences.
6. Designs and implements marketing plans for events and overall exposure of the Center and OTS.
7. Supervises and organizes Annual Coaches College.
8. Supervises and organizes in-service and professional development opportunities with the local school systems.
9. Partners with faculty and staff to develop the Long Term Athlete Development and Community Olympic Development programs.
10. Develops partnerships with local businesses for sport promotion and program building.
11. Supervises responsibilities for the overall budget in the department and reports budget status to Director.
12. Keeps updated data on athletic scholarships and stipulations for athletes.
13. Purchases supplies, etc. for athletes and related events of the ETSU Weightlifting Team.
14. Organizes housing and dining for athletes visiting the OTS.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

1. Assists the Director with all operations of the OTS.
2. Makes appointments and travel arrangements.
3. Monitors and maintains inventory, supplies, forms and other materials.
4. Initiates ordering processes.
5. Develops and maintains a filing system.
6. Performs standard to moderately complex research by collecting and analyzing information and assists in preparing comprehensive reports.
7. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary