Deputy Director of Athletics

Lynn University Boca Raton, FL

About the Job

Job Description
Summary Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director of Athletics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

*Support the University's mission and athletic department core values of SPIRIT, SERVICE and STRENGTH.

*Serve as an advisor and liaison to the Director of Athletics.

*Contribute as a member of the athletics department leadership team for strategic planning.

*Evaluate and refine the athletic department policies and procedures while communicating the practices to various constituents.

*Serve as the health care administrator which includes supervision for athletic training, sport performance, and sports psychology.

*Manage the athletic budget and payroll operations.

*Develops programming and education for coaches and student athletes on the topics of sexual violence prevention, mental health, diversity, gender issues, nutrition, drug and alcohol and strength and conditioning.

*Ensure the athletic trainers are familiar with the university policies and procedures related to the health and safety for the student athlete.


*Bachelor's degree, though Master's degree is preferred.

*Preference will be given to former collegiate athletes.

*Minimum of five (5) years of full-time athletic administration experience at a NCAA institution.

Required Skills

*The ability to articulate the Lynn University Fighting Knights core values of SPIRIT, SERVICE and STRENGTH.

*Demonstrated ability to collaborate, inspire and lead others.

*Demonstrated professional judgment and discretion.

*Demonstrated flexibility, time management, initiative, organizational skills and daily multi-tasking.

*Ability to delegate and empower staff.