Assistant Coach, Director, Illinois High School Relations - Division of Intercollegiate Athleti...

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Description:Assistant Coach, Director, Illinois High School Relations –Division of Intercollegiate Athletics Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community. The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Assistant Coach, Director, Illinois High School Relations. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Recruiting: • Create and disseminate all Information relative to national letter of intent. including but not limited to, individual conversations with prospective student athlete and parent/guardian regarding logistics, registration with NCAA and DIA Compliance, and other pre-admission pieces• Correspondence with high school coaches for recruitment, Identification camps, clinics and general correspondence• Create, send and document all correspondence with potential student-athletes including five day visit letter per NCAA rules• Cultivate and enhance relationships with ILHSFCA/OHSFCA/MHSFCA/IHSFCA• Questionnaires for high school recruits and high school coaches• Manage distribution of football camp brochures Instruction: • Educate and inform high school football coaches on annual changes in NCAA rules. Serve as member of IHSFCA (Illinois High School Football Coaches Association) to create and deliver educational seminars to high school coaches throughout the state.• Create educational materials and provide continuous and updated educational opportunities to coaching and other staff regarding updates to NCAA rules, ensuring staff understand and remain compliant. Pre-admission: • Work with potential student athletes' high school Guidance Office to obtain copies of current transcripts, test scores, and school officials’ signature per NCAA rules prior to campus visit• Support admissions process while providing support to the student-athletes through the process Manage all campus visits: • Ensure all visits comply with NCAA recruiting guidelines• Construct and develop itineraries for multiple unofficial visits throughout the year Schedule, supervise and manage all student employees during visits• Direct assistant coaches to gather and share information regarding recruits (invites, family names, guest, etc.)• Work with Varsity I to coordinate all alumni functions during the season, post season and spring practice Develop and maintain a newsletter keeping alumni up to date on Illinois football• Comply with all NCAA rules surrounding official campus visits for recruits and their guardian/guest, including documenting all benefits received on the visit {game tickets, meals, etc.), direct campus tours, including serving as liaison between recruit and admissions. advising, and other academic areas of study, and other recruiting and pre-admission logistics MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education:Required: Bachelor's degree in sports administration or related field. Experience:Required: At least one year experience working in college football PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Preferred: Master's degree preferred Experience:Preferred: Experience in Division I (FBS) football office preferred Prior recruiting experience at Division I level preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required. SALARYSalary will be commensurate with experience APPOINTMENT STATUS100 % time of appointment PROPOSED START DATEAs soon as possibility after the closing date. APPLICATION PROCEDURESFor full consideration, please create your candidate profile at and upload your (list required documents, such as resume, a cover letter, and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references, etc.) by March 9, 2021. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. CONTACTFor further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Krissy Doran at [email protected]

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College Name or Administrative Unit:Division of Intercollegiate Athletics Category:5-Education and Student Services Title:Assistant Coach, Director, Illinois High School Relations - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (143060) Open Date:03/02/2021 Close Date:03/09/2021 Organization Name:Intercollegiate Athletics




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Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time