Director of Player DevelopmentPosition Number :
002385Vacancy Open to :
All Candidates Department :
ATH Basketball MenDepartment Homepage :
www.ecupirates.comAdvertising Department :
AthleticsClassification Title :
CoordinatorWorking Title :
Director of Player DevelopmentNumber of Vacancies :
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :
1.0Full Time or Part Time :
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
Commensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) :
Non-FacultyOrganizational 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 :
This position will add an operational support staff member who will give the men’s basketball student athletes another mentor/advocate who will directly impact the students’ educational and learning experiences outside the classroom. The position will work with and direct players in handling all problems dealing with financial aid and scholarship money, work with and direct incoming players on all PiratePort, ECU admissions processes, and scholarship responsibilities, monitor payment being made to the leasing office campus by athletes, provide guidance to student-athletes on information needed for daily student well-being, provide information on game tickets procedures to families, entertain recruits and families during men’s basketball home games, handle parent questions on scholarship student-athletes and walk-ons with the paperwork with ECU and NCAA Eligibility Center, coordinate travel for players to student health or medical center for medical needs. Perform other duties as assigned by head coach.Minimum Education/Experience :
This position will build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with Pirate Club, athletics, and University staff, students, business vendors and all donors and stakeholders. This position will also 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.
Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution is required; experience working in an operational administration position in athletics is also required.License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :
Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
n/aSpecial Instructions to Applicant :
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.Additional Instructions to Applicant:
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.
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.Job Open Date :
07/14/2021Open Until Filled:
YesInitial Screening Begins :
07/28/2021Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :
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.Eligibility for Employment :
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].
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.