Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for Director of Operations for its women's basketball program. This is a full-time position with full University benefits. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a "Win. Graduate. Do It Right." philosophy.
Responsibilities: 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 by head coach. This position requires frequent travel, as well as work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below (working). For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Related administrative office experience (typically 1-3 years) in a collegiate athletics environment
Working knowledge of and ability to:
Utilize basic office support software, such as Microsoft Office Suite (word processing, email, presentation software and spreadsheets);
Communicate effectively (written and oral) as demonstrated by working constructively and collaboratively with individuals such as vendors, travel agencies, event managers, customers/donors/fans and/or through clinician experience
Operate within a highly regulated environment.
NCAA Division I basketball playing experience highly preferred.
Proven leadership ability, as demonstrated by participation in or election to leadership roles in academic or work environment highly preferred.
Working knowledge and ability to:
Plan and administer a budget
Organize and execute events, such as camps and/or clinics
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.