Coordinator of External Football Operations

Job description


The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Coordinator of External Football Operations is to support a quality varsity program that will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program. 


Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the responsibilities of the Coordinator of EXTERNAL Football Operations at Princeton University include, but are not limited to the following:



  • Serve as Liaison to admissions and financial aid
  • Oversee recruiting depth charts for head coach.
  • Oversee recruit mailings and mass emails to prospect
  • Oversee academic info, and transcripts into ARMS database
  • Plan logistics for all recruiting weekends including travel, meals, meetings, identifying student hosts, and the NCAA / Ivy
  • League official visit compliance forms and all other prep
  • Plan logistics for junior visit days and meet with walk-in summer unofficial visitors when necessary.
  • Serve as host to all game day recruiting events.
  • Coordinate recruiting calendar with Recruiting Coordinator.
  • Order and distribute all recruiting services to assistant coaches.
  • Oversee [email protected] email account and filter incoming messages.


  • Assist Head Coach with team aspects of football program, including team meeting preparation, motivational videos, etc.
  • Secure in season and winter workout/spring practice logistics with athletic department, campus partners.
  • Coordinate all in season itineraries – calendar, weekly reminders, class schedules.
  • Coordinate training camp schedule with head coach and all logistics, including jersey #s, forms, fields, player arrivals and housing, dining hall, student interns, video, snacks, etc.
  • Serve as liaison to facilities for all stadium field grooming, yard markers, equipment.
  • Serve as liaison with athletic department staff and University personnel.
  • File all NCAA compliance forms.
  • Oversee NCAA Clearinghouse for freshmen.
  • Adhere to Ivy League and NCAA regulations.


  • Serve as Pro Scout liaison.
  • Coordinate alumni functions and career nights.
  • Coordinate all Community service functions



  • Coordinate all aspects of team travel (schedule, hotel, bus, meals).
  • Schedule all team meals both for home games and training camp



  • Summer camp assistant director – dates, locations, equipment, field set up, registration, manual, tents, store, meals, medical staff, ordering shirts, payroll, and the schedule, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Necessary computer skills such as word processing, mail merging, and desktop publishing.
  • Must have database manipulation knowledge.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must recognize the importance and of recruiting to the success of the football program.
  • Must be trusted with confidential material.
  • Applicant must know NCAA recruiting rules and pass compliance test annually.


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary GradeADM, 020Standard Weekly Hours36.25Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard HoursNights and weekends required.Eligible for OvertimeNoBenefits EligibleYesEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)NoPhysical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver’s License RequiredYes




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Posted: 8/10/2019
Application Due: 8/27/2019
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