This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional
Services Negotiating Unit. This title is in Appendix B of Article XI of
the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees and, as a consequence,
incumbents serving in this title are not eligible for permanent
appointment (tenure), but, instead receive renewable term appointments
in accordance with the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees unless
appointed within the "Policies" definition of a temporary appointment.
The Director of Athletics is responsible for the physical education, intramural sports and intercollegiate athletics at a campus. Does related work as required. In physical education, he forms the academic administrative functions typical to those assigned to a chair in a large department. He develops and supervises the intramural sports programs and the inter-collegiate athletics program controlling a scheduling of events and use of facilities. The Director of Athletics is responsible for selection of the instructional staff and for the selection and maintenance of athletic equipment; he also supervises the physical activity facilities and may be responsible for development of a physical fitness program for college staff and for the development of new programs and activities.
Usually has the minimum qualifications for the rank of Associate Professor and typically has concurrent academic rank in this title.
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