Miles Named Associate AD for Internal Operations

KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island Director of Athletics Thorr Bjorn announced that Brittney Miles has been named as the Associate Director for Internal Operations.

In her new role, Miles will oversee student-athlete admissions, housing, dining plans and financial aid packages. She will serve as the athletic department liaison with related departments on campus. Miles - who has been with Rhode Island’s academic advising staff since 2013 - will also serve as the sport administrator for football, men’s basketball, women’s rowing and men’s soccer.

"We are excited to announce Brittney Miles as our new Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations," Bjorn said. "Brittney is very well respected on campus and within the department. She did a wonderful job in the interview process that consisted of a nation-wide search with some terrific candidates. Brittney will play a big role in our continued growth and development as a department."

Miles originally came to Rhode Island from WestBridge Community Services in Medford, Mass. where she served as the Boston Area Team - Clinical Team Manager.

In that role she conducted initial screenings, intakes and assessments for all new clients receiving outpatient services. She provided individual mental health and substance abuse counseling, crisis management and case management services to outpatient clients. Also, she facilitated group-counseling sessions on several topics including symptom management, relapse prevention and stress management. 

In addition to Clinical Team Manager Miles also served as the OnCOURSE Student Services Liaison for WestBridge. There she oversaw individual and family satisfaction of services, addressed and repaired client complaints as well as initiated and organized educational events targeting higher education professionals and private psychiatrists. 

Prior to WestBridge she worked at the University of New Hampshire as an athletic department tutor coordinator as a graduate student while earning her Masters in Social Work in 2010. She has also worked for City Year New Hampshire as a senior corps AmeriCorps member.

Miles graduated from the University of Vermont in 2007, with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. She was also a scholarship athlete for the women's basketball program, which she captained from 2005-07.