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Executive Director, Men's Basketball

Employer
University of Oregon
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Executive Director, Men's Basketball

Job no: 534093

Work type: Officer of Administration, Coaches

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Athletics

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA14-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

June 16, 2024; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a resume that clearly outlines relevant work history, including dates of employment and educational background. These details are crucial in evaluating whether applicants meet the qualifications for the position.

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.

Our department is committed to the following principles:
  • Strive to recruit student-athletes who are academically prepared and make every effort to help each meet their academic commitments.
  • Provide academic support services so that our student-athletes receive the best educational experience, including obtaining their degree.
  • Create a supportive family atmosphere where student-athletes feel connected to their peers, the community, and the University.
  • Ensure that student-athletes will become responsible, contributing citizens through career counseling, development of life skills, and community service opportunities.
  • Provide facilities and medical staff to enhance the physical fitness and wellness of all student-athletes.
  • Require all department members to demonstrate and promote the highest standards of integrity, leadership, sportsmanship, ethical behavior, and genuine respect for equity and diversity.
  • Maintain a quality comprehensive intercollegiate athletic program that is self-sufficient and self-sustaining in harmony with the mission and goals of the University.
  • Operate in accordance with all rules and regulations set by the University, the PAC-12 Conference, and the NCAA.

    Position Summary

    The Executive Director of Men's Basketball position will be responsible for several crucial aspects of sustaining the success of the Oregon men's basketball program. Responsible for managing the efficient operation of the men's basketball program, including academics, athletic performance, video, off-court basketball logistics, budget, youth camps, daily operation of the facility, equipment, student-athlete housing, scheduling, tickets, and travel. This position is also responsible for the oversight of coordinating, creating, implementing, and maintaining graphic elements and video production through numerous social media platforms required for men's basketball recruiting, in conjunction with the department's communications, marketing, and compliance offices.

    Development and oversight of the Oregon Basketball recruiting program. This includes high school, junior college, and transfer recruiting and is responsible for the overall organization and coordination of recruiting functions within the staff. One important function will be the management of the transfer portal, which due to recent rule changes now allows for immediate eligibility for certain transfers.

    This position is responsible for on-campus visits, both official and unofficial, and the many phases of those visits. This includes coordinating logistics, transportation, lodging, and meals as well as the creation of printed visit itineraries and the distribution of the itineraries. This position will also be responsible for the coordination of pass lists and comp ticket lists for admission to on-campus competitions.

    This position manages the various academic aspects of recruiting including transcripts, admissions, and meetings with academic personnel. The position will also work closely with the campus to monitor the application status of recruited student-athletes both incoming freshmen and transfer student-athletes. Also, this position will work on initial eligibility and tracking NCAA Clearinghouse status.

    This position works closely with the compliance department in the maintenance of the JumpForward portal and the production of paperwork required to stay in NCAA compliance. This position will also track official visits, recruiting days, and recruiting services.

    This position also assists in the production of materials to be used for recruiting purposes including work with marketing and graphic design. It will also work with the social media team and department to coordinate the overall recruiting message.

    Weekend and evening work hours are required to ensure that all program needs are met.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Three years of Division I or professional basketball experience working as a coach or administrator.
  • Administrative experience.

    Professional Competencies

  • Forward-thinking.
  • 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 working for a Power-6 conference men's basketball program.
  • Master's degree in business or related field.
  • Business background.
  • Administrative experience in the intercollegiate basketball program.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

    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 https://hr.uoregon.edu/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, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy (including pregnancy-related conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, familial status, citizenship, service in the uniformed services (as defined in federal and state law), veteran status, expunged juvenile record, and/or the use of leave protected by state or federal law 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 Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed here.

    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 https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/534093/executive-director-mens-basketball



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