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Assistant Coach Sport Operations - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (A1800220)

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~~NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY
University of Illinois
Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

Assistant Coach Sport Operations
Multiple positions available (see sport pairings below)
12 Month athletic year round service basis, 100% Academic Professional Appointment


PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assist head coaches in assigned sport programs in the overall day-to-day operations of assigned programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordinate all facets of logistical game and tournament travel arrangements for student athletes and staff to games, tournaments and all postseason contests.
• Travel may be required during the season in some assigned sport programs.
• Liaison between head coach and DIA administration:
o Review, monitor and analyze overall program budget, including proposed travel budget annually
o Create the Time Management Plan using Teamworks, while serving as a Teamworks team super user.
o Facility scheduling and preparation - coordination in scheduling facilities usage and preparation for practices and games
o Event Management - coordination with Event Management staff for all game day operations needs
o Marketing and Promotions-coordination with Marketing and Promotions staff to provide game/tournament logistical information.
• Liaison between sport program coaching staff and support staff units (Academics, Equipment Room, Strength & Conditioning and Sports Medicine).
• Facilitate equipment inventory and apparel orders with equipment staff.
• Assist with negotiating the terms for game contracts, including, but not limited to, guarantees, locations and/or logistics.
• Authorized to make P-card purchase on behalf of the assigned sport programs.
• Coordinate pre-season and break housing for assigned sport program's student athletes.
• Coordinate on campus recruiting functions, including design and set up of recruiting weekends, unofficial visits and official visits, and maintenance of recruiting database.
• Collaborate on team building activities and team specific functions.
• Sport program liaison for video collection, storage, conference sharing and video support for scouting and recruiting using online video platforms.
• Formulation and organization of data analysis in a manner useful to strategic team improvement
• Design, coordinate, and organize activities as they relate to the alumni relations, community service and outreach efforts.
• Ability to work in an autonomous and highly independent environment
• Implementation and completion of special projects, as needed.
• Maintain knowledge of and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position.

Sport Pairings
• Women's Soccer/Women's Golf
• Men's Baseball/Women's Swimming and Diving
• Men's Gymnastics/Women's Gymnastics
• Men's Tennis/Women's Tennis
• Women's Softball

Qualifications:

Education:
Required:
Bachelor's degree in business, sports management, kinesiology, recreation or related field required
Preferred:
Master's degree in same areas as required.
Experience:
Required:
Current or previous intercollegiate athletics employment experience required.
Having working knowledge of computers and their functions required.
Skills in listening, judgment and decision-making.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Ability to work in an autonomous and highly independent environment
Effective organizational experience

Preferred:
Experience with Division I intercollegiate athletics preferred.
Experience managing sport travel and sport budgets preferred.
Video experience preferred.
Experience with Jump Forward and/or Teamwork's platforms preferred.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications

STARTING DATE:
As soon as possible after closing date

APPLICATION:
To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by April 25, 2018. Applications not
submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of
application, resume and names of three references. For further information regarding application
procedures, contact: Maria Woods, [email protected]

Interviews may take place prior to closing date. All applications will be given full consideration.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

College Name or Administrative Unit: Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
Category: Academic Professional
Title: Assistant Coach Sport Operations - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (A1800220)
Open Date: 04/11/2018
Close Date: 04/25/2018
Organization Name: Intercollegiate Athletics

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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 4/26/2018
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