Tuesday, April 15, 2014

JOB: National Consortium of Academics and Sports

Executive Director for the National Consortium of Academics and Sports (NCAS) The NCAS is a consortium of over 250 colleges, universities, organizations, and individuals that was established in 1985 by Dr. Richard Lapchick. The mission of the NCAS is to use the power of sport to effect positive social change. NCAS programs raise awareness of social issues in sport and in society, prepare student-athletes to be leaders and improve college graduation rates among athletes. This is a new position and will report to the NCAS President, Board and leadership team. The NCAS national headquarters is housed in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida.The NCAS Board of Directors created the Executive Director position to ensure the long-term viability of the NCAS and to increase the national visibility of the organization. Currently, the NCAS leadership team consists of the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Vice President/Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Executive Director will supervise the COO and all program heads. The Executive Director will report to the NCAS President/CEO and functions as the President in his absence. The Executive Director is expected to join the President and COO on the Leadership Team. As part of the leadership team, the Executive Director will be responsible for strategic planning and leadership. In addition to strategic planning, the Executive Director will oversight of Program and Training programs both at UCF and at other institutions. The Executive Director will be accountable for the strategic planning and leadership to ensure the long-term financial viability of the NCAS and will have the primary fundraising responsibility in the NCAS. In addition to managing the NCAS, the Executive Director is responsible for external communications and relations. The Executive Director will support the President and act in his absence with regards to media relations as well as with constituents, stakeholders and donors. The external communications and relations responsibilities support the goal of ensuring the national visibility of the organization. Minimum Qualifications:Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 6 years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 8 years of appropriate experience. Preferences:MBA or related graduate degree and six years of senior executive management with major organization; record of successful and substantial fund raising; ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people and organizations; proven track record of successful strategic planning and program implementation leading to organizational growth; proven record of operational and human resource planning success and leadership; excellent marketing, and public relations experience; action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning. Salary Range: $143,867 to $200,000 Application Information:All applications must be submitted through the University of Central Florida jobs website at: https://www.jobswithucf.com (Position #42390)

No emailed applications can be accepted. Please apply April 11 – April 24, 2014.

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