CUNY Director of Athletics & Intramurals in Brooklyn, New York


Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world! MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 208 Full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research

Director of Athletics & Intramurals reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs and is responsible for directing and coordinating the development and administration of all athletic programs: intercollegiate, intramural and recreation (swimming pool). The Student Athletics Director works cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff across the College community to advance the athletic program. The Director provides leadership over such functions as recruitment of athletes; compliance; sports information; and the supervision of all programs in support of the health safety, retention, and academic progress of student athletes. In addition, the Director is responsible for coordinating, preparing, and implementing athletic budgets; preparing appropriate reports; and providing overall selection, supervision, and evaluation of all Athletic Department support personal.

Director of Athletics & Intramurals’s typical duties include:

  • Develop policies and guidelines for all Athletic department operations, coaches, student athletes, and staff. Ensure athletic handbook is kept current.

  • Ensure full compliance with NCAA rules, policies and regulations as well as the City University of New York (CUNY) Athletics Conference.

  • Collaborate with the College’s Title IX Officer to provide training and educational programming for all student athletes, coaches and athletic program staff.

  • Develop and oversee external funding initiatives, protocols and compliance

  • Develop and manage Health and safety protocols

  • Manage the purchase, receipt, inventory, distribution, collection, cleaning, and repair of all equipment and uniforms of the athletic program.

  • Oversee the maintenance and preparation of athletic facilities for use by the College's athletic team and staff and community.

  • Represent the College at national and regional athletic meetings and conferences.

  • Prepare annual schedules for intercollegiate athletic teams.

  • Prepare student eligibility lists for the College and related national athletic organizations.

  • Oversee physical examinations of all athletes and facilitates the processing of reports and claims.

  • Prepare annual financial report to include an analysis of incomes and expenditures for all team and recreational and intramural programs.

  • Collaborate with other College departments on recruiting and retaining student athletes.

  • Collaborate with College communications professionals and the media on publicity and reporting of athletic events and results.

  • Hire and evaluate coaches, other staff, officials etc.


Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.

Other qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, sport science, or related discipline; Master's degree preferred

  • Coaching experience of overseeing recreational or sports activities preferred

  • Knowledge of NCAA governing rules (Division III)

  • Full knowledge of the operation of intercollegiate athletic programs

  • Experience with budget preparation, reporting, and monitoring preferred


Provides administrative direction and oversight for intercollegiate, intramural and recreational athletics staff, programs, facilities and activities.

  • Provides oversight for all athletics programs, facilities, and equipment

  • Ensures compliance with federal, divisional and university athletics regulations

  • Administers departmental funds and accounts in a fiscally responsible manner

  • Collaborates with other College departments on recruiting and retaining student athletes

  • Collaborates with College communications professionals and the media on publicity and reporting of athletic events and results

  • Manages full- and part-time athletics staff

  • Plans, implements, and promotes intercollegiate, intramural, and recreational athletic programs including varsity sports, intramural program, a range of credit and non-credit recreational programs

  • Establish and maintain appropriate policies and standards for teams and recreational groups

  • Collect and analyze departmental statistics and data and prepare and distribute reports as appropriate

  • Performs related duties as assigned

Job Title Name: Student Athletics Director


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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June 8, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Job Title: Director of Athletics & Intramurals

Job ID: 18266

Location: Medgar Evers College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular