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Director of Football Analytics

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 037988 Department Code 34102-7021 Department Athletics Job Title Director of Football Analytics Location Syracuse, New York Pay Range Commensurate with experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Evening and weekend hours will be required.

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Director of Football Analytics will oversee the strategic plan of the Syracuse Football analytics program. This individual will be responsible for incorporating modern ideas and data driven decision-making processes to the football program. In addition, the position will be responsible for data collection, organization, analysis, and distribution to the football staff. Other duties will include studying in-game strategy trends for coaches, reviewing game prep processes, reviewing game-planning on the personnel side, recruiting analysis, and assessing the short and long-term success metrics. This individual will complete various other tasks as assigned by the Head Coach.

Minimum bachelor’s degree and successful experience working in football at the NCAA / NFL level. Job Specific Qualifications
  • Demonstrate knowledge of football, skills, tactics and strategies.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and a commitment to rules compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and project a professional attitude.
  • Commitment to the recruitment of quality student-athletes.
  • Football philosophy must be compatible with those of the Head Coach.
  • Ability to support gender and diversity commitment of the department.
  • Must be eligible to obtain a State of New York driver’s license and must be able to comply with all university requirements pertaining to driving on state business.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution of higher education.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet requirements under pressure and willingness to work extended hours.
  • Must possess the ability to meet project deadlines and work under time constraint pressures.
  • Good organizational, communication and computer skills.
  • Strong commitment and ability to work well with student-athletes.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of XOS video and Pro Football Focus platforms.
Collects and organizes all analytic data in football program (recruiting, play by play, Pro Football Focus, Catapult (if applicable), weight room.

Analyze data in coordination with head football coach, offensive and defensive coordinators, head of recruiting department, head of strength & conditioning department to implement program improvements.

Study big picture trends in college and professional football in on and off field matters.

Create situation reports from games that occur NCAA -wide for coaching staff review and use.

Oversee in-game analytics and provide necessary data to coaching staff relating to game and time management decisions.

Other duties as assigned. Physical Requirements
* Tools/Equipment
* Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 01/21/2022 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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