ADMIN ASST TO AVP/DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
Company: Central Michigan University
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: April 4, 2021
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Committee. Position Information Position Number 78240 Type of
Recruitment INTERNAL Position Title ADMIN ASST TO AVP/DIRECTOR OF
ATHLETICS Position Summary Performs a variety of complex and
confidential duties for the Associate Vice President ( AVP
)/Director of Athletics ( DOA ). Responsible for the supervision
and management of the staff in the main Athletics office. Acts as
an administrative assistant and coordinator for projects, events,
and operational functions that require a high level of independence
and autonomy. Acts a liaison with the community, leadership, donors
and others as needed. Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of experience and
completed education that equates to four years.
Three years of related work experience.
Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Demonstrated ability to prepare written materials such as reports,
organizational charts, spreadsheets, letters, and
Demonstrated ability to act with a high level of independence.
Demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or
without reasonable accommodation. Preferred Qualifications
Event coordination experience for executive and high-end donor
Ability to understand and use the enterprise financial system in
Knowledge of NCAA and Intercollegiate Athletics. Duties &
Responsible for a broad array of administrative and operational
functions directly related to Athletics and the Associate Vice
President/Director of Athletics.
Acts as a liaison with donors, head coaches, assistant coaches,
staff, community, university leadership, Mid-American Conference
office, as well as athletic directors nationwide on a variety of
topics and issues.
In addition to the AVP / DOA , provides administrative support as
needed to six executive staff in Athletics.
Oversees logistics for the Associate Vice President/Director of
Athletics and provides backup for executive staff.
Plans, coordinates, and organizes events for the Athletic Director
suite and club space.
Monitors special projects and assignments that are complex in
nature where considerable judgement and initiative is needed in
resolving problems and making recommendations.
Provides Presidential meeting support (agendas, subject briefs,
reports, etc.) for the AVP /Director of Athletics.
Develops documents and presentation materials for the Board of
Trustees and President's Cabinet Meetings.
Develops documents and presentation materials for Athletic
department, Mid-American Conference, Athletic Leadership and NCAA
Prepares agendas, takes minutes and follows up on actions items for
several committees such as the Athletics Committee, Gender Equity
Committee, and other athletic committees.
Coordinates Athletics reporting to include departmental unit
reports and executive operations reports.
Ensures deadlines for Associate Vice President/Director of
Athletics are met for reports, information requested, etc.
Maintains current knowledge of the university's and athletics
strategic direction and overall mission.
Develops and manages Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics
unit budget, including reconciling and processing travel
reimbursements for PNC procurement credit cards for AVP
Coordinates all internal communications in collaboration with
Athletics Communication, University Communications and
Evaluates, analyzes, and recommends operational and process
improvements and solutions.
Assists with administrative tasks involving high volume of complex
decisions to relieve administrators of matters of detail.
Uses mature judgment, makes informed decisions, exercises a high
concern for detail, confidentiality, and timeliness; uses
appropriate discretion to deal with complex, private and sensitive
Receives and screens communication not requiring the immediate
personal attention of the AVP / DOA , using independent judgment to
determine order of priority.
Maintains historical and current files for AVP /Director of
Manages office functions to ensure smooth operations, which
includes supervising an Executive Secretary and the hiring and
oversight of student assistants.
Performs other duties as assigned. Supervision Exercised
Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards of
Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires
excellence. The Leadership Standards define how we lead and treat
others in our teams. As leaders, it is our responsibility to seek
input from our teams to continuously improve leadership abilities
and demonstration of the standards. Additionally, it is our
responsibility to encourage and support the growth and development
of those whom we lead. At CMU , we encourage employees to grow both
personally and professionally, and thus advance CMU's culture of
excellence. Message to Applicants You must submit an on-line
application in order to be considered as an applicant for this
position. Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Hourly Pay Range
$17.50-$20.25 Division President Department Position Status Regular
Position End Date Employment Status Full-Time FTE 1.00 Position
Type 12 month Weekly Work Schedule M-F, 8a-5p; evenings and
weekends as necessary At Will? No Location Mount Pleasant, MI About
the Department CMU , an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively
strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within
its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on
age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender
expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital
status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy,
childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex,
sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status,
veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).
Central Michigan University Athletics is an FBS Member of the
Mid-American Conference. For more information visit our website at
www.cmuchippewas.com About CMU Central Michigan University has a
more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders
and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and
We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in
satellite locations around the state and throughout the country,
and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300
undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the
arts, media, business, education, human services, health
professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and
engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through
our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be
among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research
classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate
students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation,
engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including
football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our
student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the
classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and
maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best
of small-town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the
culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also
includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native
American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella
Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural
events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other
major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand
Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski
resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the city's
central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness
program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional,
state and national norms. EEO Statement CMU , an AA/EO institution,
strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide
equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate
against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity,
familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity,
genetic information, height, marital status, national origin,
political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical
conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual
orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see
http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie ). If you wish to see "EEO is the Law"
posters, please click here . CMU does not discriminate on the basis
of sex in the education program or activity that it operates,
including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of
the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a
matter. Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to
CMU's Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education's
Assistant Secretary, or both. CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Email: email@example.com Posting Ends 03/11/2021 Open Until Filled
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- * Are you currently an internal employee of CMU according to
the university's definition ?
- * If yes, to which employee group do you belong? (If not
applicable, select "Not Applicable").
- Not Applicable
- Medical Faculty
- Office Professional
- P&A, SO or Faculty
- Public Broadcasting
- Service Maintenance
- * Do you have a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination
of experience and completed education that equates to four years?
- * Do you have at least three years of related work experience?
- * Do you have experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
- * Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards
of Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires
excellence. Please review the Leadership Standards before applying
for this position and click "Yes" if you understand and support the
culture that is important to CMU.
- * Applicants for this position are subject to the following
NCAA Bylaws: click here to view the NCAA Bylaws . You may be asked
about these Bylaws in an interview, and you may be asked to sign a
future affirmation confirming the same prior to or upon your
employment by CMU, if you are selected for employment. Do you
understand that by submitting your application for employment you
are affirming that you have read these Bylaws, and that such Bylaws
would not preclude your employment by CMU?
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