Director of Player Personnel
Football - 120050
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge
Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global
citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in
creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational
Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings
people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and
embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the
University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than
20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more
than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Bachelor's Degree and high level of communication skills: verbal,
written and social media.
Experience with NCAA compliance software is highly recommended.
Background in collegiate coaching preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The athletics program at Appalachian State University operates on
the premise that intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of
the institution's overall program of education. This position will
represent the athletics director in various capacities.
Duties typical of this appointment include but are not limited to:
- Filter all recruiting video and get to proper coach based on
- Prepare appropriate correspondence with high school coaches and
- Primary liaison with JumpForward Software including; Maintain
database of recruits; Use appropriate resources within system to
communicate with recruits and high school coaches; Email
communications; Work with video coordinator to ensure all aspects
of technology are utilized within NCAA guidelines.
- Organize official and unofficial prospect visitations.
- Oversee all on campus recruiting.
- Work with Recruiting Coordinator, Assoc. AD for Internal Ops
and Dir. of Compliance to ensure all NCAA and institutional
guidelines are followed.
- Complete paperwork for all aspects of visits i.e. lodging,
meals, tours etc.
- Assist coaching staff and Director of Football Operations in
day-to-day oversight of football program including; Special
projects assigned by Head Coach and Director of Football
Operations; Assist in coordinating and organizing high school
clinics; Assist with hiring and organizing student support staff;
Entertain high school coaches and prospects at practice.
- Monitor football's scholarship numbers
- Project football's future player positional needs
- Coordinate coaches recruiting travel and preparation
- Serve as Liaison to NFL Scouts
- Organizing NFL Pro Day
- Oversee special administrative projects and tasks at the
direction of the head coach and director of football
Suggested Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
Physical Demands of Position
Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs. Must be able to work nights
and weekends and must be able to travel.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or
attach a List of References with Contact Information
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in
access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect
to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and
expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or sexual orientation.
Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the
entire university community, including alumni and official
university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an
influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning
opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an
equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are
safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,
and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity
opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,
justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university