SUNY University-Wide Human Resources Manual
Title Specification
Director of Physical Education (SL5) Title Code: 3730197


This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit. This title is in Appendix A 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 five year renewable term appointments.


The Director of Physical Education 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Usually has the minimum qualifications for the rank of Associate Professor and typically has concurrent academic rank in this title.

Revised: (July 1973)

Go to SUNY Professional Title Specifications (Alpha)