UB is a premier, research-intensive public university. A member of the Association of American Universities, UB is a flagship campus and is the largest and most comprehensive university within the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system. The premier center for graduate and professional education among SUNY campuses, UB enrolls more than 30,000 students. UB is located in the Western New York region of the state, New York’s largest upstate metropolitan area.
UB is led by the university’s 15th president, Dr. Satish K. Tripathi. President Tripathi’s vision for UB focuses on impactful research, disciplinary excellence, scholarly distinction, transformative student experiences, and far-reaching service to local, state, national, and international communities.
The president is committed to UB’s success in intercollegiate athletics at the NCAA Division I level. The University at Buffalo offers 16 Division I intercollegiate sports that compete at the highest level of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): football, softball, women's volleyball, men's and women's basketball, wrestling, women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's cross country, women's soccer, and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field. The University at Buffalo competes in the prestigious Mid-American Conference in all sports.
The Director of Athletics has overall responsibility for the Division of Athletics comprising all athletic, recreation and intramural programs, and basic (non-degree) physical education instruction, including the administration of UB’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program, with a commitment to student athlete excellence in the classroom and on the playing field; the welfare of student athletes; clear compliance with all NCAA, conference and university policies; and fiscal integrity and responsibility.
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
The University at Buffalo invites letters of nomination, applications, or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University. Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. For full consideration, application materials should be submitted at Parker Executive Search’s website by February 23, 2018. For additional information please contact:
Daniel Parker, Vice President and Managing Director
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Parker Executive Search
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.