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Director of Player Personnel / Women's Basketball

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Athletics and Coaching

Job Description

The Virginia Tech Department of Athletics embraces the core value of diverse and inclusive communities and respects the educational benefits of diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures in order to contribute to the equitable inclusion and just engagement of the world's communities. Guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the Virginia Tech Department of Athletics is committed to fostering a culture that accepts, affirms, and values all individuals and their unique contributions to the department, university, and broader community. We are committed to attracting and retaining student-athletes, coaches, and staff from diverse backgrounds while also fostering an inclusive educational and work environment free from any discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

The Director of Player Personnel / Women's Basketball will coordinate the daily recruiting operational and logistical processes for the Women's Basketball program. Will plan and execute the Recruiting Calendar (mail, video, graphics, social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). Identify, evaluate, collect data, manage video library, etc. on prospective student athletes to provide direction to the coaching staff through available and permissible sources (recruiting services, internet, event websites, etc.). Monitor permissible recruiting websites at the direction of the coaching staff to provide them updates on committed prospects and available prospects coaches identify. Create and update recruiting lists at the direction of the coaching staff. Coordinate updates to ARMS or similar recruiting software. Monitor the number of contacts and evaluations conducted by the coaching staff and work with Athletics Compliance to ensure records are consistent. Coordinate securing, evaluating and filing of transcripts for selected prospects in collaboration with Compliance and Sport Oversight. Supervise planning and coordinating of official and unofficial visits to campus (itineraries, travel, hotel, hosts, meals, name tags, seating charts, compliance paperwork, complimentary tickets, etc.). Coordinate completion and submission of required paperwork and expense reports. Monitors and manages recruiting budget. Supervise coordination of travel (commercial, charter, and fleet services) for coaches recruiting. Monitor and work collaboratively with the staff to keep them updated on changes in the rules (University, conference, and NCAA). Serve as liaison on recruiting matters with compliance, student athlete development, strength and conditioning, sports medicine, travel, business office, facilities, housing, parking, game operations, etc. This position will report to the Head Coach / Women's Basketball.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree and/or bachelor's degree with experience in collegiate athletics.
Knowledge of recruiting practices within a collegiate women's basketball program.
Experience using social media.
Knowledge of NCAA compliance as it relates to basketball recruiting and travel, including websites and social media.
Knowledge of HUDL, ARMS, Synergy, FastModel Sports or similar recruiting software.
Commitment to diversity.
Ability to travel with the Women's Basketball team to away game locations.
Working knowledge of Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working for a Division I institution in a collegiate athletics environment.
Previous experience working with Division I recruiting, NCAA compliance rules and regulations.
Previous experience with a Division I collegiate women's basketball team.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

July 1, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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