Director of Operations for Volleyball

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Operations for Volleyball & Lacrosse

Job no: 527752
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-OA04-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
July 22, 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 experience that meets the minimum 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 Operations manages the efficient operation of the lacrosse and volleyball office. Responsibilities include team travel; acting as liaison with department support services; assisting in the management of all aspects of lacrosse and volleyball camps and clinics; overseeing game day activities; and at the direction of lacrosse and volleyball coaching staff, assisting with the coordination of recruitment visits.

    The sport in season is the priority (Fall - Volleyball, Spring - Lacrosse). This position 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, the PAC-12 Conference, and the NCAA.

    The director is supervised by the Head Lacrosse and Volleyball Coaches. Weekend and evening work hours may be required to ensure that all program needs are met.

    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.
  • 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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