Under the direction of the Head Football Coach and Senior Staff Sports Administrator for Football, act as the Senior Program Director and Recruiting Coordinator for a Division I Football program in accordance with NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and University regulations. Duties include: Supervising all aspects of the football program budget. Understanding and effectively utilizing the Elevation Financial Planning and Reporting System to create, manage, monitor and allocate all aspects of the football program budget. Day to day budget responsibility for: advertising, business travel, guarantees paid, interview and relocation, membership dues, office supplies and equipment, postage and printing, prizes and awards, recruiting travel, subscriptions and telephones. Serving as a liaison between the football program and: Human Resources, Business Office, Academic Services Office, Compliance, Facility Maintenance and Custodial Services, Strength and Conditioning, Training Room, Athletic Communications, Equipment Room, Business Office, Event Management, Food and Beverage, Current Player Academics, Video Production Services and Athletic Administration. Overseeing, supervising and evaluating all football office support staff. Verifying and tracking scholarship offers, including management of NLI and Big Ten Tenders of Financial Aid through the Compliance Office. Managing rosters (scholarship and walk-ons). Managing recruiting services contracts. Overseeing marketing campaigns. Evaluating transcripts and admissions reviews. Coordinating official and unofficial visits. Coordinating evaluation and contact schedule for all coaches. Based on information provided by countable coaches, managing the recruiting board and database. Oversee all major football projects: Work with the Head Football Coach to identify areas of need or improvement and developing a plan and working with Athletics administration to implement proposed improvements/changes. Overseeing all annual facility upgrades including but not limited to: Wall graphics, Award plaques, Meeting rooms, Locker rooms, Player lounge, and Trophy rooms/areas. Other projects as assigned by the Head Football Coach.
Bachelor's degree required. Seven or more years of related experience is required. Knowledge of NCAA, Big Ten and University policies preferred. Other qualifications include the ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and administrators, faculty, staff and students. The successful applicant must be able develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions; work well independently and in teams; and be flexible in accepting new responsibilities.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a Limited appointment contract. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or before June 25, 2018. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55 p.m. CDT, June 11, 2018. To apply, please complete the online application here: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498110/executive-director-of-football-operations and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 94557
About University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.