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Director of Student-Athlete Development

Categories: South Central Region 7


K-State Athletics, Inc.


Kansas State University

Date Posted:

May 22 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Open until filled

Position Description

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a DIRECTOR OF STUDENT-ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.


An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:

  • • Implementation and continued evaluation of Student-Athlete Development programming
  • • Liaison to all sport program coaches/staffs to community and identify programming needs for individuals or teams
  • • Plan and execute Summer Bridge and Orientation sessions
  • • Participate in recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • • Provide leadership and oversight to organization and execution of events and receptions involving student-athlete recognition

Application Process

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:

  1. Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
  2. Resume that includes three professional references and their contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)

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Institution Information

K-STATE ATHLETICS MISSION: Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.

Additional Information

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Contact Information

Cindy Williams, HR Manager (785) 532-6586


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in counseling, student development, college student development, or related field in education or academic principles;
  • Previous experience in the administration of a Life Skills Program or career counseling with student-athletes;
  • Experience in intercollegiate athletics and direct work with a culturally diverse student-athlete population;
  • Experience and success counseling student-athletes;


  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment; and Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and success in the organization and execution of receptions and events;
  • Experience in the recruitment process of NCAA Division I student-athletes