Franciscan University of Steubenville seeks a Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

February 21, 2023 |

Position Reports to:  Vice President of Student Life

Schedule:  Full-time; Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Frequent nights, weekends; occasional travel

Please apply online:  Franciscan University Staff Positions


Reporting directly to the Vice President of Student Life, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics is a key leader of Franciscan University’s one-of-a-kind, vibrantly Catholic culture where students are formed as disciples of Jesus Christ through lives of charity and ongoing conversion to lead and to evangelize each other and the world. The Director is responsible for the academic and athletic success of the athletic department. The Director implements the institution’s vision for intercollegiate athletics consistent with the institution’s educational mission and philosophy as a Catholic and Franciscan institution.

The Director is also responsible for creating an environment that prioritizes moral excellence, sportsmanship and civility, student-athlete well-being, a culture of invitation and hospitality, and establishing departmental goals and strategies that are in line with Franciscan’s Strategic Plan, including the role athletics can play in strengthening the bonds within the institution and between the institution and the community.

The Director will oversee the overall management, including budgetary oversight, as well as the leadership of the Franciscan Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the departmental culture is in keeping with the institutional identity of the University, and that the athletic program reinforces all academic, social, and moral standards therein, and creates a culture of risk management and statutory, regulatory, NCAA and conference compliance.

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