Director of Women's Basketball Operations

Location
Denver, USA, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Ref
004841
Contact
University of
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Community College

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 28 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The Director of Basketball Operations assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, coordinating its travel itineraries, budget management, coordinating logistics including team meals, buses, video and meeting rooms and film exchange, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations

Essential Functions

  • Handling the programs daily basketball operations, coordinating its travel itineraries, and overseeing the teams student managers, on-campus recruiting, monitoring the academic progress of student athletes
  • Assisting with video editing systems, providing game day management, assisting with designing graphics and content of recruiting materials, managing the budget, contest scheduling, monitoring study tables
  • Assist in the recruitment of student-athletes under the direction of the Head Coach
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics
  • Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes
  • Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking, and listening abilities
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and develop related spreadsheets.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions, ratios, and percentages.
  • Quantitative and qualitative reasoning are necessary.
  • Strong negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving ability is necessary.
  • The ability to exercise good decision-making under pressure is necessary.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Experience at the Division I level.

Work Schedule

To be coordinated with supervisor.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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