Director of Football Operations

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 514140
Working Title Director of Football Operations
Job Title Director
Job Type Full-Time
Department Football
Job Purpose

Maintains and facilitates the everyday functions of the football program, as directed by the Head Football Coach, to include management of the travel budget, recruiting operations, campus liaison for football and the coordinator of team travel. The Director of Football Operations supports the mission of the University by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

Coordinates daily administration of the football program in conjunction with the head coach. Assists with ensuring the football program’s compliance with NCAA rules and regulations. Serves as team travel coordinator including arrangement of transportation, lodging and meals, coordination of trip itinerary, and arrangement of practice times at host institution facility. Travels with team to ensure all team needs are met. Coordinates video acquisition and exchange for non-conference opponents. Assists Athletics Equipment Coordinator in maintaining sizes of student-athletes and ordering necessary apparel, equipment, etc. Arranges pre- and post-game meals for home games. Assists in oversight of student managers. Assists with the organization and execution of football program events and fundraising activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Two years of experience with a collegiate football program. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask effectively in a high volume environment. Ability to work nights, weekends, and varied hours. Commitment to adhere to NCAA and OVC rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures. Football philosophy must strongly complement that of the head coach.

Preferred Qualifications

Four years of experience with a collegiate football program.

Work Hours

The scope of the position requires weekend and evening work and occasionally requires out-of-town travel.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Administrative pay grade AD41.
Benefits Information

Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/28/2017
Screening Date 12/08/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references at the time of application. A copy of transcripts will be required at the time of interview (official transcripts required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Transcripts 2
  3. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two years of experience with a collegiate football program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)