Director of Recruiting Strategy

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Recruiting Strategy

Job no: 527193
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
Immediately; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:

  • A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.

  • A current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the minimum required qualifications.

    Department Summary
    The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

    Position Summary
    Reporting to the Director of Football Operations, this position has managerial responsibility and accountability for the administration and coordination of one or more of the football department's programs. It is also responsible for a variety of student-athlete related functions. The incumbent exercises independent, professional judgment beyond proscribed routine policies and procedures to carry out the athletic department and football program's mission statement to recruit and retain student-athletes for the University of Oregon. The independent decisions made by the incumbent commit this program to a specific course of action, carry fiduciary responsibility and accountability for managing at least one unit program, including recruiting, external relations, student-athlete development and/or operations.

    This position is part of a management team that determines the success of both the football program on-field success and the student-athlete's success as an individual. The person hired into this position will be responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

    Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors' degree
  • Two years of experience working in collegiate or professional football

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage full-time employees
  • Knowledge and experience with NCAA compliance rules and regulations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, coaches, student athletes, athletic department consultants, and athletic department personnel from different backgrounds.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Power 5 Football Conference Experience
  • Four years of experience working in collegiate or professional football
  • Experience working with High School Coaches/Advisors/Administrators
  • Experience working camps / clinics.
  • Knowledge of recruitment process for Division 1 football student athletes

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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