Football Chief of Staff
Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
Responsible for management of the daily operation of the football office and serves as a main point of contact for program operations. Represents the football program at external, campus and wider community events with the Head Football Coach. Responsible for oversight of the programs budget and forecasting. Serves as the department's administrative liaison and works closely with athletic administration, on-campus partners, external constituents and the ASUN Conference to ensure overall success of the football program. Responsibilities 1. -
Oversees and supervises the day-to-day administrative operations of the football program, including direct supervision over major components such as budget, compliance, alumni relations, and fundraising/coaches club2. -
Coordinates football team support activities, such as operations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, equipment, video operations, enrollment services, compliance, fiscal responsibility, communications, and academic support3. -
Coordinates daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual plans along with Head Football Coach, and Director of Football Operations that best maximizes student-athlete schedules and times based on NCAA regulations and academic needs4. -
Coordinates gameday activities with partners from across the athletic department including but not limited to KSUAA Game Day Operations, facilities, marketing, and ticketing5. -
Serves as the main point of contact with campus Event and Venue Management for all football related actives, i.e., games, practices, camps, and recruiting initiatives6. -
Understands staffing plans for recruiting and review plans and expenses to ensure efficient use of time and resources available to the program7. -
Oversees the coordination of recruiting visits and collaborate with department efforts as needed8. -
Confers with the athletics administration, Head Football Coach, and/or Compliance, regarding any actual or potential violation of NCAA rules, and recommends procedures to preclude such violations9. -
Manages and supervises all assigned administrative football support staff10. -
Works with the Head Football Coach, Director of Football Operations and football equipment manager to develop travel plans for all away games as well as logistical operations for home contests11. -
Collaborates with Head Football Coach, Director Football Operations and KSUAA Business Office to develop and review annual budget12. -
Supports the Director of Football Operations, responsibility to oversee, execute and reconcile the football budget, including adherence to university and department procurement guidelines13. -
Collaborates with various internal department groups that assist with the football program to keep all parties up to date14. -
In conjunction with Head Football Coach, athletics administration and HR manages all personnel actions, including promotions, reclassification requests, contract renewals or cancellations for Assistant Coaches, and salary adjustments for staff15. -
Represents Head Football Coach at various meetings and department functions when necessary; including all duties and responsibilities, which may arise from time-to-time such as University and ASUN Conference committee assignments16. -
Acts as the primary administrative liaison to the Head Football Coach17. -
Collaborate with Head Football Coach and athletics administration on long term vision and execution plan for KSU football18. -
Responsible for all football game contracts in coordination with the athletic administrationRequired Qualifications Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree required, preferably business management or a related fieldOther Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's licenseRequired Experience
Eight (8) years of collegiate athletic department experience Preferred Qualifications Preferred Experience
Experience in managing a multi-million-dollar budget with various levels and the ability to use existing resources efficiently to align with departmental budgetary goals
Prior collegiate coaching, and or playing experience a plus Proposed Salary
Pay Grade: E15 Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities ABILITIES
Able to work with diverse populations
Able to work cooperatively with other University departments
Able to work and interact with staff, faculty, and student-athletes
Able to attend required Departmental meetings
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlinesKNOWLEDGE
Must have a comprehensive understanding of collegiate athletic programs and operation units
High degree of integrity; demonstration of good judgment and the ability to respond quickly; use independent judgment
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulationsSKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Highly developed organizational skills including the ability to work under pressure to manage and coordinate multiple projects and requests and meet competing deadlines
Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships
Team player with excellent communications skills
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint) Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415 Other Information
This is a supervisory position.
This position has financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position requires a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 25% - 49% of the time
This position does not require security clearance. Background Check
- Standard Enhanced + Education & DMV
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=239594&PostingSeq=1
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