Director of Women's Basketball - Student-Athlete Development

Location
Fayetteville, AR
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number NC898P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23074

Working Title Director of Women's Basketball - Student-Athlete Development

Position Number 15146

Department Womens Athletics-Basketball

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Arkansas sponsors 19 varsity sports programs (eight men's and 11 women's). These 19 programs include more than 460 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). As the only mascot of its kind in college athletics, the Arkansas Razorbacks, also known as Hogs, compete in the NCAA's Division I (FBS in football) and are a current member of the Southeastern Conference in the Western Division. The mission of the Razorback Athletic Department is to assist in the development of student-athletes to their fullest potential through intercollegiate athletics.



Department Home Page www.arkansasrazorbacks.com

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

Under the supervision of the head women's basketball coach this position will assist the student athletes in the women's basketball program with, coordination of housing and daily scheduling, assist in planning and implementing of programming to develop life skills, assist in monitoring academic progress, design and monitor the execution of community service opportunities, serve as liaison to University departments and personnel as assigned, perform administrative and public relations duties as assigned by head and assistant coaches.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Experience with Division I collegiate basketball as a player, administrator, or coach


Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Experience working at a Division I institution
  • At least one year playing experience at a professional level
  • At least two years of coaching experience within the collegiate, high school, or club level
  • Experience as an SEC student-athlete
  • Experience with the University of Arkansas women's basketball program as it relates to donors, supporters, and public relations events


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of NCAA, SEC, and University policies and procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills


Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally

  • Balancing
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing

Frequently

  • Climbing
  • Crouching
  • Driving
  • Feeling
  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Grasping
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Stooping

Constantly

  • Hearing
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Talking
  • Walking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).



Physical Conditions The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside., The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level., The worker is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body., The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity., The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs to include nights and weekends)

Overtime Eligible No

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes

Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Athletic Department

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary Commensurate with education and experience

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • Drug screening


Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.





Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 10/25/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351
Askhr.uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of degree you have from an accredited institution of higher education?
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's or higher
    • None
  2. * Do you have experience with Division I collegiate basketball as a player, administrator, or coach?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have working at a Division I institution?
    • None
    • Less than one year of experience
    • At least one year but less than two years of experience
    • At least two years but less than three years of experience
    • Three or more years of experience
  4. * How many years of experience do you have playing basketball at the professional level?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year but less than two years
    • Two or more years
  5. * How many years of coaching experience do you have at the collegiate, high school, or club level?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year but less than two years of experience
    • At least two years but less than three years of experience
    • At least three years but less than four years of experience
    • Four years or more of experience
  6. * Do you have experience as an SEC student-athlete?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience with the University of Arkansas women's basketball program as it relates to donors, supporters, and public relations events?
    • Yes
    • No


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status

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