Department:Intercollegiate Athletics Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:Commensurate with experience Compensation Band:OS-OA12-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins Immediately, to ensure consideration apply by January 12, 2019; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application: • A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly. • Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualification
Department Summary The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.
Position Summary Reporting to the Head Football Coach, this position has managerial responsibility of individuals who also hire, train, evaluate and provide feedback to employees and is also accountable for the direction, administration and coordination of a program that is responsible for a variety of student-athlete related functions. In doing so, the incumbent exercises independent, professional judgment beyond proscribed routine policies and procedures to carry out the athletic department and football program’s mission statement to recruit and retain student-athletes for the University of Oregon. This position manages and supervises the day-to-day operations of the recruitment of football student-athletes. Manages the social media regarding recruitment content, branding and communication. Coordinates coaches recruiting travel and schedules home visits for coaches and perspective student-athletes. Coordinates both official and unofficial visits for perspective student-athletes. Oversees scholarship limits and roster size within NCAA regulations
The independent decisions made by the incumbent commit the program to a specific course of action, carry fiduciary responsibility and accountability for management of the program. This position is part of a management team that determines the success of both the football program's on-field success and the student-athlete’s success as an individual. This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree • Experience supervising full-time employees • Two years of experience working in a collegiate or professional football program • Knowledge of recruitment process for Division I football student-athletes • Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired
Professional Competencies • Knowledge and experience with NCAA compliance rules and regulations • Strong written and oral communication skills • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, coaches, student-athletes, athletic department constituents, and athletic department personnel • Professional presentation and demeanor
Preferred Qualifications • Power 5 Football Conference experience • Five years of experience working in a collegiate or professional football program • Master’s degree
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