Director for Athletics Director for Athletics



The role of Director of Athletics is to oversee and lead all athletic activities including revenue development, planning, fundraising, and budget development and management. The AD serves as primary liaison to the Jayhawk conference and conference administrators. The AD also organizes with coaches all competition schedules and provides coordination of athletic events. The AD will also assure compliance with federal, NJCAA, college, and conference regulations. The AD will oversee recruitment, development, and retention of quality coaching and administrative talent.

The AD at Seward County Community College is responsible for promoting an environment that prioritizes our five core values of integrity, student success, valuing others, quality, and trust. Furthermore, the AD will promote sportsmanship, inclusive, and civility and reflect themselves as a visible role model for ethics and integrity; build key relationships and take an active role in the local and state-level athletic community. The Athletic Director organizes, administers, supervises, and evaluates the Athletics Program. Reporting to the College President, this position serves as a representative to College committees and coordinates the department's association across campus.


A Master's degree in physical education, sports administration, or related fields from an accredited college or university required. A Bachelor's degree in related fields with experience will be considered.

Three year's professional experience in sports administration and coaching including working familiarity with the rules and regulations of the NJCAA.

Essential Functions

  • Oversee, lead, maintain, and supervise all athletic activities such as budgets, personnel, travel, training, department meetings, mentoring of student athletes, activities schedules, statistics reports, annual reports, fundraising activities, and cooperate with Booster club activities.
  • Provide positive, cooperative, communication with all SC administration, faculty, staff, Development Foundation, Saints Booster Club, and the community.
  • Attend KJCCC, Region VI meetings and NJCAA meetings
  • Other duties such as: conduct annual athletic banquets and functions, maintain and supervise program brochures, maintain school district and local sport groups.


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Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  $ 52,432 -- $ 58,986 annually

Position Status:  Full-time

Application Priority Deadline:  May 20, 2019                      

Start Date:  July 1, 2019 

  • We regret that the College is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status.
  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. For the employment application click HERE
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
  4. Copies of transcripts from highest post-secondary institution (unofficial are accepted) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable.

**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Director of Athletics

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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