Director of Softball Operations

Job description

Job Title:

Director of Softball Operations

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

ATH Softball

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Classification Title :

Director-Professional (Other)

Working Title :

Director of Softball Operations

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview:

The athletics department mission is to represent East Carolina University with distinction and create a challenging and supportive environment for student-athletes to excel in the classroom, in competition, and in life. We are committed to the highest standards of character, honesty, effort, and sportsmanship; respecting all people, their personal identities, differences and beliefs; and to provide a safe and equitable environment for student-athletes’ academic, athletic and personal development. The highly visible athletics program is committed to NCAA compliance, comprehensive excellence and to be trustworthy stewards of the aspirations of our student-athletes, the resources we manage, the reputation of our University, and our mission of service.

Job Duties :

Reporting to the Head Softball Coach, this position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Travel Planning:
-Secure hotel, buses, flight plans, and meals.
-Prepare season travel schedule with head coach and communicate to student development.
-Secure practice facilities and coordinate travel party with head coach.
-Handle travel money, meal per diems, and home/away game ticket allotment.

Practice Coordinator:
-Communicate with athletic operations practice times and needs.

-Work with head coach to secure all opponents contracts and verify times and dates for game schedule.
-Establish pre-game schedule for home games and communicate to game management.
-Secure pre-game schedule for all away games and communicate with head coach.

-Have knowledge of NCAA rules and communicate with compliance office.
-Responsible for all compliance forms for travel.
-Responsible for working with softball staff on all aspects of ACS software system.

Home Game Meals:
-Set up all home game, spring break, and after classes are out meals for team.
-Administer meal per diem for spring break or after classes are out.

Team Functions:
-Organize with head coach end of fall dinner for team.
-Coordinate community service with student development/head coach. Keep record of individual and team hours for community service.
-Assist head coach in planning senior day, parent’s day, little league day, etc.

Video Coordinator:
-Responsible for coordinating video for all practices, home, and away contest.
-Supervise managers for video production.

-Keeping team calendar
-Keeping track of departmental budget

- Build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with Pirate Club, athletics, and University staff, students, business vendors and all donors and stakeholders.
-Abide by all written policies and procedures of ECU, the Department of Athletics, The Educational Foundation (Pirate Club), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations.
- Nights, weekends, holidays, extended hours, and travel are required in the performance of duties.
-Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience :

Bachelor’s degree and high school or collegiate softball experience required.

Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Candidates must also submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Official transcript required within 30 days of employment.

East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university’s diversity goal, the Athletics Department encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time