Women's Basketball Director of Creativity/Student-Athlete Support

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Women's Basketball Director of Creativity/Student-Athlete Support

Job no: 527470
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-OA05-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
June 17, 2021; 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.
  • Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights any experience that meets the 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
    The Women's Basketball Director of Creativity/Student-Athlete Support will be responsible for several crucial aspects of sustaining the success of the Oregon Women's Basketball program. This position is responsible for coordinating, creating, implementing, and maintaining graphic elements and video production through numerous social media platforms required for women's basketball recruiting in conjunction with the department's communications, marketing and compliance offices.

    The person in this position will develop, implement, analyze, and improve the student-athlete development program to assist student-athletes both on and off the court. They will mentor and provide a support system for engagement and personal growth for the women's basketball student-athletes. They will manage and implement all aspects of on-campus recruitment efforts for prospective student-athletes for the women's basketball program.

    The Women's Basketball Director of Creativity/Student-Athlete Support is 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, Pac-12 conference and the NCAA.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Combined five years of experience: DI collegiate basketball/professional basketball playing experience or working in a similar role in DI college athletics.

    Professional Competencies
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Forward-thinking.
  • Firm pulse on audience demographic.
  • Understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work on both PC and Mac platforms.
  • Exceptional ability to work in a networked way, emphasizing collaboration in a complex environment.
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work accurately and to communicate effectively with a diverse population.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and respond to immediate needs while managing day-to-day activities.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in DI, Power 5 Athletics
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all constituents.

    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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    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 uocareers@uoregon.edu 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 http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527470/womens-basketball-director-of-creativitystudentathlete-support


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