Director of Football Operations

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Department Statement

Colgate Athletics seeks to be a welcoming and diverse association of students, coaches, staff, alumni and fans in which all people are treated equitably and respectfully, and can contribute fully to our success; we share common goals, we affirm open communication and civility, we honor the sacredness of each person, we accept responsibility to act for the common good, we care for and serve one another, and we honor our history while celebrating our evolution; and, we strive to consistently perform at the upper range of our potential, to get better every day with a goal to win – to win in competition, in the classroom, in the community and in the lives of every member of the Colgate Community.


Manage all aspects of team and staff recruiting travel including arranging flights, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, team per diem and trip itineraries.

Reconciliation of team and staff travel expenses following University and Athletics Business Office policies and procedures.

Manage all aspects of official and unofficial campus visits of prospect student-athletes; booking travel and hotel accommodations when applicable and submitting required compliance documentation.

Manage all procurement and purchasing services for program.

Support the execution of game competition contracts, both home and away games.

Serve as sport liaison with Athletics Administration for personnel and payroll issues.

Assist Head Coach with budget management for each sport.

Manage documentation and support of incoming and returning students including admissions, housing, student-athlete development, financial aid, eligibility and clearinghouse data for the teams.

Manage preparation and coordination of recruiting correspondence for mail or electronic transmission.

Work collaboratively with communications and creative services unit on social media strategy and presence for program.

Maintain confidential and routine records, such as financial aid records, NLI forms, budget reports, compliance forms, procurement documents, competition forms and student-athlete class schedules.

Comply with all NCAA, Patriot League and Colgate University rules, regulations and policies.

Other duties as assigned by the coaches and sports administration team.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree AND two (2) years of experience in sport operations or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree AND 2 – 5 years of experience in Division I football operations.


Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.

Job Open Date 06/09/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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