Position Details

Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Virginia Wesleyan University is conducting a search for an experienced leader for its highly successful NCAA Divisional III program. Located in Virginia Beach, VA, within a thriving metropolitan region of 1.7 million, VWU shines as Coastal Virginia’s premier university of the liberal arts and sciences.  The Marlins are members of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and sponsor 22 intercollegiate sports and e-sports.  At Virginia Wesleyan, intercollegiate athletics enjoys not only strong student, alumni, and community support, but also an administration committed to excellence in athletics as well as academics.

Responsibilities: The AD is responsible for the development, management, coordination and supervision of a competitive intercollegiate athletics program with 22 programs, more than 55 coaches, and more than 350 student athletes.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in relevant field preferred. Five years’ experience in athletics administration, preferably with an NCAA program. Extensive collegiate coaching background and experience with Division III athletics preferred. 

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

The Executive Director reports directly to the President.

Please direct all inquiries to:

Screening Committee, AD Search

Virginia Wesleyan University

5817 Wesleyan Drive

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455


Statement of Non-Discrimination

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.