Director, Recruiting Operations (Women's Basketball)
Posting Number: req11025
Department: Administration and Athletics
Location: Main Campus
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
Position HighlightsThe Director, Recruiting Operations will work with the Women's Basketball Department to oversee all recruiting operations and logistics. This position is an academic year appointment.
The University's strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pacific-12 Conference, "The Conference of Champions." For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the websites at: www.arizonawildcats.com.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Oversee all recruiting operations and logistics
- Responsible for all coaches' individual recruiting travel- including all transportation and housing
- Responsible for maintaining and updating all coaches' recruiting travel as needed
- Organizes recruits' game schedules throughout the year (high school and club teams); especially during Evaluation Periods
- Organizes recruiting mailings and graphics
- Assists heavily with all recruiting efforts; including Official and Unofficial visits
- Responsible for camps/clinics outreach and organization
- Assists with organization of all community outreach efforts for team throughout the year
- Manage and update recruiting database (ARMS)
- Organizes and assists with all social media efforts
- Demonstrated experience utilizing graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop) and strong computer skills with thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Applications
- Develop and maintain positive interpersonal relations
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Possession of strong organizational skills; must be prompt and efficient
- Understanding of NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and compliance
- Written and oral communication skills
- Self-motivated, results-oriented, and has a positive demeanor
- Ability to work in an environment driven by deadlines and attention to detail
- Ability and desire to accurately perform detail-oriented tasks and work with basic office software and database programs
- Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish priorities and successfully manage multiple priority projects
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relations
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all organizational levels, and project a positive, professional attitude
- Bachelor's Degree
- One year full-time NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics experience
- Must be available to work flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
- Experience Recruiting at the Division I level
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 + nights and weekends
Job FTE: 1.00
Work Calendar: Academic
Job Category: Athletics
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: DOE
Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and One
Additional Document with application. Thank you.
1. Describe your knowledge of NCAA and Pac-12
Conference rules and regulations relating to academics, satisfactory progress,
2. Please list below any experience you have had since 2015 with high school or
college student-athletes. This includes working or volunteering in any capacity
with a high school, AAU, sports club, junior college or 4-year institution
student-athlete, athletics team or department.
3. Applicants for this position are subject to the following NCAA Bylaws
11.4.2, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 11.4.3, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 11.4.4, 18.104.22.168, and
22.214.171.124. You may be asked about these Bylaws in an interview, and you may be
asked to sign a future affirmation confirming the same prior to or upon your
employment by The University of Arizona, if you are selected for employment. Do
you understand that by submitting your application for employment you are
affirming that you have read these Bylaws, and that such Bylaws would not
preclude your employment by The University of Arizona?
4. Are you the parent, coach, relative or guardian of a prospective
student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade or 7-12 grade for men's basketball
or junior college student) in the sport of men's basketball, women's basketball
or football or have any other type of association with any prospective
student-athlete in the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball or
football? If yes, please explain.
5. Is your potential employment within the athletic department conditioned upon
the enrollment of any prospective student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade,
7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sport of men's
basketball, women's basketball or football? If Yes, please explain.
6. Do you understand that failure to disclose any information related to your
affiliation with a prospective student-athlete (student in 9-12 grade, 7-12
grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sports of football, men's
basketball or women's basketball might render your application ineligible for
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