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Senior Woman Administrator (Athletics)

Job Summary

The Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) is defined by NCAA as a female administrator involved with the conduct of a member institution’s intercollegiate athletics program. The SWA serves as NCAA Senior Woman Administrator, acting as liaison for all women’s teams to the Director of Athletics, OVC, and NCAA. Incumbent represents the University as SWA on appropriate university, conference and NCAA committees. These are supplemental duties held in conjunction with either an administrative or coaching position within athletics.

Duties and Responsibilities


The Senior Woman Administrator will be involved in the planning and operational activities of the intercollegiate athletics program. Duties will include:

  • Acts as a liaison for women athletes and staff to athletic administration, OVC and NCAA.
  • Assists in the development of the athletic department’s long-range plan.
  • Represents University at Ohio Valley Conference and NCAA Senior Woman Administrator’s meetings and functions.
  • Assists in planning and organizing University’s CHAMPS/Lifeskills Mentor Program.
  • Represents Athletic Department as a member of Intercollegiate Athletics Committee.
  • Assists in fiscal year budget planning for Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Assists in creating and revising athletic policies and reviewing and editing Athletic Department Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Assists in reviewing and editing Student-Athlete Handbook.
  • Coordinates and manages senior exit interview program, including compilation and study of data.
  • Institutional liaison for NCAA Supplemental Support Fund.


  • Will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Organizational Relationships

Reports directly to Director of Athletics with upline contact to Vice President for Student Life and President.  Contact with Coaches, faculty, staff, alumni, boosters, students, community, other institutions, and prospective student-athletes.  Departmental graduate assistants, interns, game operations staff, head coaches of all women’s sports, albeit in SWA role, not as direct supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of experience working in an administrative or management position, in a collegiate or athletic setting or in varying fields of business. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Must be well organized. Computer skills necessary.  

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Ability to actively work with all constituents of Morehead State University. 

Working Conditions and Atmosphere

In accordance with the principles of NCAA rules compliance, it is understood that any employee who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.

Duties require considerable work on weekends and during holiday periods.

Date Approved/Revised:  September 17, 2008; April 1, 2010
Grade:  E*5