Director of Softball Operations

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Softball Operations

Job no: 527541
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics, Operations/Infrastructure

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
June 18, 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 Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will provide an outstanding collegiate experience to our student-athletes while enabling them to pursue excellence in the classroom, the community, and their lives while competing at the highest level in their chosen sport.

    Position Summary
    The Director of Softball Operations oversees day-to-day operations and keeps the head coach apprised of significant events for the University of Oregon women's softball programs. They will communicate, implement, and enforce team policy and standards to student-athletes, assistant coaches, and other athletic department employees. They are responsible for carrying out major assignments for the program's recruiting, team travel, camps, and student-athlete experience. They will provide consultation to the head coach on issues of travel, student-athlete recruiting, eligibility, academic progress, and life-skills. The position will also investigate and resolve matters involving NCAA compliance and student-athlete academic concerns. They will interact with university and department personnel on behalf of 20+ student-athletes regarding compliance, facilities, equipment, academics, tutoring, and community outreach.

    The Director of Softball Operations 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. In performing these duties, the Director works under very little supervision and therefore is required to customarily and regularly exercise independent judgment and discretion with respect to matters of significance.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of experience working within Division I collegiate athletics

    Professional Competencies
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Administrative skills and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve administrative goals
  • High motivation with a capacity for hard work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience working as director of operations at a Division I, Power 5 athletic department
  • Prior experience playing or working with a collegiate softball program
  • Capacity to interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of the University of Oregon Department of Athletics
  • Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired

    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.

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