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Director of Women's Basketball Operations (13652)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
SIU Edwardsville Main Campus

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Working Position Title:Civil Service Classification: Program Director Position Title:Director of Women's Basketball Operations (13652) Occupational Area:01 Department:105492 - Intercollegiate Athletics Job Posting Description:

Illinois Residency Requirement: This position requires Illinois residency within 180 calendar days of the start date.

The Intercollegiate Athletics department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applicants for the Director of Women’s Basketball Operations position. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s wrestling), and the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) (men’s soccer).

Reporting to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics, the Director of Women’s Basketball Operations assists with monitoring academics, recruitment, compliance reporting, community services, team travel, fund raising, organization of practices, and any other area of responsibility as directed by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics. This position will act as the main women’s basketball staff contact for other department and campus units as well as serve as sole coordinator and administrator for all camps and clinics, requiring independent judgment in decisions regarding marketing strategies, design, scheduling, etc.

SIUE Athletics subscribes to the principles of good sportsmanship, equal opportunity, compliance, and integrity. As a member of Intercollegiate Athletics, the selected candidate must be committed to excellence “The SIUE Way”, support the SIUE Principles Governing Athletics, and comply with all University, Conference, and NCAA Division I rules and regulations. Additionally, all members of the Athletics Department must support the student-athlete concept and the academic achievement of all participants as well as demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete.

The Director of Women’s Basketball Operations may be assigned other related duties as assigned in support of the department’s mission and goals. Due to the nature of the position early morning, evenings, and weekend hours will be required. Extensive travel during basketball season is also required.

Final candidate must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship.

The Intercollegiate Athletics department at SIUE is dedicated to providing a campus climate that promotes a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning environment. The Cougars As One mission states: We are committed to building a diverse culture that is inclusive of people of all races, genders, orientations, ages, religions, and identities. We will empower our student-athletes, coaches, and staff to stand up against injustice and hate in order to shape a changing world.

To Apply for this Vacancy:
This position closes to applicants at 11:59 p.m. CST on the posting end date. When applying through the HireTouch system, please be sure to complete updated 2022 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed).

Applicants must submit an updated and complete Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. The application is the last form in the document package. If you do not possess any employment history, you must indicate this within the employment history section of the application. Your application should reflect a thorough list of relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed" not for a list of employment history.) If the Civil Service application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your submission to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.

If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational prerequisite, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

The unit strongly recommends candidates submit a cover letter, resume, and references as part of their application submission.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. Some positions are represented by a union and may incur union dues. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree.
2. A total of three (3) years (36 months) in education, training, and/or work experience in the area of specialization* inherent to the position.

*(Education, training, and/or work experience can be through student employment, internship, graduate assistantship, part-time or full-time work. Experience must be in women’s basketball at the collegiate level, including coaching, operations, and video coordination.)

** Note: Master's degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1 year) of work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Master's degree.
-Additional coaching and/or operations experience, particularly with travel logistics.
-Previous experience managing or coordinating camps.
-Familiarity and knowledge of university, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
-Evidence of sound organizational skills.
-Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public.

FLSA Exemption Status:Exempt Posting Salary:Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Location:SIU Edwardsville Main Campus Posting Start Date:05/02/2022 Posting End Date:05/16/2022 Required Documents Message:Transcripts


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.

SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).

Join the adventurous minds here at SIUE that are changing the world; explore our employment opportunities today.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans 

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

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