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Director of Recruiting/Assistant to Director of Operations

East Carolina University

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Director of Recruiting/Assistant to Director of Operations

Position Number: 986202
Vacancy Open to: All Candidates
Department: ATH Basketball Women
Department Homepage:
Advertising Department: BASKETBALL-WOMEN
Division: Athletics
Classification Title: Director-Professional (Other)
Working Title: Director of Recruiting/Assistant to Director of Operations
Number of Vacancies: 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Anticipated Recruitment Range: Salary offered may be outside of this range as impacted by budget, UNC salary administration, and/or candidate qualifications.	$42,000 - $45,000
Position Location (City): Greenville
Position Type: Non-Faculty
Job Category	: Non-Faculty Staff Professional

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	The Assistant to Director of Operations/Director of Recruiting assists in the day-to-day operations for the women's basketball program while assisting in recruiting operations. This position provides support for day-to-day operations to get done smoothly and efficiently including but not limited to home game and practice operations, team travel, and community engagement. This position provides support to the recruiting coordinator to ensure operations for coach's recruiting, official and unofficial visits, and open gym schedules are done efficiently. This position also serves as a mentor/advocate for students' educational and learning experiences outside the classroom. Reporting to the Head Women's Basketball Coach, the individual serving in this position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

25% Student-Athlete Resource:
-Mentor/advocate the students' educational and learning experiences outside the classroom
-Handle all problems dealing with financial aid and scholarship money
-Monitor payment being made to the leasing office campus by athletes
-Provide guidance to student-athletes in information needed for daily student well-being
-Help student athletes with the use of Synergy and JustPlay software

25% Operational and Team Support:
- Assist the DOBO with the Student Manager Program: includes recruiting and maintaining students, creating a schedule based on the team's practice/game schedule, assigning responsibilities and tasks.
- Assist the assistant coach with the Scout Team: including recruiting and maintaining students, creating a schedule based on the team's practice schedule
- Assist in coordinating and executing basketball camps and clinics.
-Provide information on game tickets procedures to families

20% Assistant Coaching
-Perform recruiting activities and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Women's -Basketball recruiting coordinator to meet the objectives of the university and team, including the evaluation, contact, and establishing relationships with prospective student-athletes and coaches.
Responsible for supervision, instruction and direction of student-athletes as assigned by the Head Coach.
-Performs planning, organization and execution for coaching (instruction/education) duties as described and assigned by the Head Coach for all meetings, practice sessions and competitions.

10% Coaches Film Functions:
-Responsible for film exchange for all home and away games including scrimmages
-Responsible for Coda software and IPad coding during all games
-Responsible for communication with Synergy, Hudl, and JustPlay

10% Recruiting Support:
-Assist in coordinating and executing official and unofficial visits
-Coordinate graphics needed for recruiting purposes including a recruiting graphics calendar for mail-outs, committed graphics, and home visit presentation information
-Entertain recruits and families during visits
-Handle parent questions on scholarship student-athletes and walk-ons with the paperwork with ECU and NCAA Eligibility Center

10% Communications:
- 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.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Women's Basketball Coach
- Nights, weekends, holidays, extended hours, and travel are required in the performance of duties.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution is 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:	None

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: None

Special 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.

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.

Job Open Date: 06/13/2024
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.	:
Initial Screening Begins: 06/28/2024

Quick 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.

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

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 Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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