The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for the full-time position of Director of Football On-Campus Recruiting. This position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations. Responsibilities include: coordinate and implement recruiting operational and logistical processes for the football program, in collaboration with the coaching staff; support the planning and execution of the coaches’ 12-month recruiting calendar (mail, video, graphics and social media); organize and execute all official and unofficial visits to campus by prospective student-athletes, including campus meetings, activities and associated logistics (schedules, travel, meals, hosts, complimentary tickets and compliance paperwork); assist with recruiting database management, including maintaining accurate records on new and existing prospective student-athletes; send mailings and other permissible communications to prospective student-athletes, their personal contacts and high school coaches; assist with monitoring contacts/evaluations conducted by the coaching staff; generate recruiting lists as required and requested; provide support for game and practice preparation, including attending meetings related to coaching and game analysis; prepare blitz sheets and other pre-travel reports for the coaching staff; assist the staff in mentoring student-athletes and supporting their overall academic, athletic and social well-being; and perform other program duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach and/or Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; one year of experience working within a collegiate football program; demonstrated experience with football-specific technology/software; an understanding of the correct application of NCAA regulations, especially as related to recruiting; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication, and public relations skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Two-to-three years of experience working within a collegiate football program; previous experience working with a FBS collegiate or professional football team; demonstrated experience with technology/database software from XOS, JumpForward and/or Hudl.
Appointment Terms: Salary will be commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #495326)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 4, 2021.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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