The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Director of Operations for Women's Soccer. This position will perform all administrative functions and manage the daily operations of the women's soccer program. This position will be responsible for managing all logistical aspects of on-campus recruiting of prospective student-athletes, coordinating hotel accommodations, meals, game tickets and game day recruiting functions and administer daily office purchases and monitoring expenditures.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Arrange (with travel coordinator) all team and recruiting travel arrangements.
Serve as liaison between women's soccer staff, in conjunction with other within the department who coordinate activities with other University departments.
Administer the annual program banquet.
Operate various computer programs.
Prepare and submit travel requisitions and reconciliations for submission.
Assist with all organization, implementation and maintenance of all aspects of the team video and game analysis work.
Assist and coordinate all camp operations.
Work Hours: Varies
Bachelor's degree is required.
One (1) year of experience in coaching, operations, administration, or participation as a collegiate student-athlete. Experience as a graduate assistant is acceptable.
Strong knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, computer literate, exceptional organization abilities and strong communication skills.
Maintain high standard of ethics and integrity related to intercollegiate athletics.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA and conference guidelines, policies, rules and regulations with the ability to interpret, apply, enforce and explain such policies and rules.
Maintain knowledge of state and University policies and procedures.
Exhibit strong creative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of correct English, grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure.
Demonstrated ability to function professionally under high stress and confrontational circumstances.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks for extended period of time.
Demonstrated ability to independently plan and organize work.
Proactive attitude towards work and assignments.
Demonstrated ability to maintain and develop personal contacts with outside groups, i.e. student-athletes, professional representatives, fans, media, donors, University community.
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Demonstrated knowledge of record keeping and adherence to schedule.
Ability to stay abreast of information impacting the affected area.
Demonstrated ability to organize and motivate groups and individuals.
Ability to maintain proper unit attendance and punctuality standards, work extended hours including nights and weekends (often with extensive walking and standing).
Demonstrated knowledge of effected areas of involvement.
Ability to make administrative procedural decisions and judgments.
Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer utilizing various word processing, desk publishing and accounting software and other standard office equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of computer video software program.
Valid driver's license
Three professional references
First consideration will be given to those who apply by April 15, 2020.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jul 30, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 203263
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.