This position exists to lead and direct the efforts of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC). The major functions of this position are to adhere to MinnState policy and procedures, MCAC handbook, promote the conference through marketing and social media efforts to meet the goals of the conference, and increase fundraising opportunities. The Executive Director reports to the MCAC Executive Committee President (or MinnState) and works under the direction of the MCAC General Assembly. The Executive Director is the primary advisor to MinnState, MCAC Executive Committee, and MCAC member institutions on all conference initiatives.
As the Executive Director of the MCAC, this person provides leadership in establishing and coordinating the activities of the MCAC through the direction of MinnState, MCAC Executive Committee, and General Assembly. In addition, this person assists with the development of a strong web and social media presence and oversees the management of conference fundraising initiatives. The Executive Director takes day-to-day direction from the MCAC Executive Committee regarding conference activities and priorities, within the authorities and responsibilities outlined in the position description, MCAC handbook, NJCAA, MinnState system policy and procedure, and applicable laws. The Executive Director will develop and maintain relationships with regional, state, and national organizations that support the goals of the MCAC and MinnState.
The location is for supervisory and position reportability purposes only (where the supervisor, MCAC Executive Committee President, is located). This will change every two years (July 1 of even numbered years or as otherwise determined) as the current MCAC Executive Committee Presidential term concludes. The MCAC Executive Director is able to work from any MCAC participating school and does not need to be located at the same agency as the supervisor.
For full position description, visit: https://www.rctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/MCAC-Executive-Director.pdf
Master's degree in Sports Management, Education, Recreation, or related field
5 years of experience in collegiate athletics
Marketing and fundraising experience
Excellent communication skills including the use of multi-media resources
Ability to understand, manage and communicate financial information
Excellent leadership and management skills and attention to detail. Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituents
Knowledge of National Junior College Athletic Association policies and procedures including Title IX
3 years of experience in fundraising including demonstrated experience in donor/prospect cultivation and solicitation processes
Experience in conflict and complaint resolution
Successful track record of fundraising management within a complex organization, preferably during a significant campaign.
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following: cover letter that addresses the qualifications and experiences required; resume/Curriculum Vitae; copies of transcript(s) -undergraduate and graduate (official transcripts will be required at the time of hire); and copies of professional licenses, if required for qualification purposes.
In accordance with the Minnesota State College and Universities Vehicle Fleet Safety program, employees driving on college business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) was first established in the fall of 1967 although many two year colleges throughout the state were competing in intercollegiate athletics prior to that time. https://www.mcacsports.org/
Mission statement: MCAC advances intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.
Value Mission: The MCAC is committed to the following guiding principles-
Development and success of student athletes
Integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools
Sustainability of conference athletic programs
Vision Statement: MCAC will be nationally recognized for the accomplishments of it student athletes and programs, while remaining flexible to the diverse needs of member institutions.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is the third-largest system of higher education in the United States. It is comprised of 30 two-year colleges, seven four-year state universities with a total of 54 campuses located in 47 Minnesota communities. The System serves approximately 350,000 students each year, and produces 38,000 graduates annually. For more information about the Minnesota State system, please view its website at www.MinnState.edu.
RCTC/State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, tax sheltered annuity program (403b), a deferred compensation plan (457), and professional development funds, as well as a variety of other benefits (generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year) defined by individual collective bargaining agreements.
Internal Number: 1490
About Rochester Community & Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College was founded in 1915 on a motion by Dr. Charles Mayo to the Rochester School Board. Rochester is Minnesota's oldest - and one of the nation's oldest - original community colleges. The 2005-2006 academic year marked RCTC's 90th anniversary. The college serves approximately 7,500 students in credit-based enrollments and 3,000 in noncredit courses.