Director of Women’s Basketball Operations – University of Iowa

School: University of Iowa
Position: Director of Women's Basketball Operations
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: $43,000 - $50,000
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Big Ten

The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for a Director of Women’s Basketball Operations. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $43,000 – $50,000, and includes full University benefits.  The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 21 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy. For more information regarding Athletics, please click here.

Responsibilities:  The Director of Women’s Basketball Operations is responsible for providing oversight of women’s basketball day-to-day administrative operations.  Duties include, but are not limited to:  Oversee women’s basketball office operations, budget and financial management; coordinate all aspects of team travel; schedule practice facilities home/away; assist recruiting coordinator with arranging recruit visits; coordinate camps, annual golf outing and coaches’ clinics; coordinate team meals; liaison with sports marketing, HawkVision, event management and ticket operations; assist with budget development and equipment/apparel orders; other duties as assigned.

Note to Candidate: This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays. Candidates must upload a cover letter and resume. Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.  The successful candidate will be subject to a credential and criminal background check and driving record review.

Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.  The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” to learn more.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Minimum of one year of full-time work experience in collegiate athletics, organizing and managing complex functions (volunteer or student work experience typically not considered);
  • Working knowledge and ability to:
    • Utilize basic office productivity software and online database systems (please specify).
    • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills interacting with vendors, travel agencies, event managers, and/or customers/donors/fans.
    • Work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships.
    • Work effectively in a highly regulated team environment.
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license and the ability to meet and maintain the University of Iowa Driving Policy standards.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Division 1 women’s basketball playing or administrative experience or basic knowledge and understanding of the professionalism and intensity necessary to successfully contribute to a Division I athletics program highly desired;
  • Working knowledge and ability to:
    • Utilize recruiting and/or compliance software such as Front Rush (please specify programs used).
    • Utilize web and mobile team communication application such as Teamworks (please specify).
    • Organize and execute camps and clinics.
    • Maintain productive relationships with staff, students, prospects’ coaches, and/or patrons.
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