Director of Men’s Basketball Operations – University of Cincinnati

School: University of Cincinnati
Position: Director of Basketball Operations
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: American Athletic Conference

The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 18 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by over 150 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won seven national championships and 113 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC’s red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman.

UC student-athletes averaged a 3.400 GPA in the fall of 2020 with 78 percent of our student-athletes earning spots on the honor roll.

The UC Department of Athletics is committed to connecting its community, enhancing its University and impacting the lives of its student-athletes as they prepare to change the world.

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The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for a Director of Basketball Operations (Sports Program Associate) to work in the Men’s Basketball program. This is an entry-level, full-time position, salaried, with a comprehensive benefits package.

The successful candidate will be expected to direct the operational function of a competitive NCAA Division I team while following University of Cincinnati and departmental policies, NCAA Division I, and Conference bylaws and regulations.

Essential Functions

Responsible for all aspects of any of the following functions within a sport program:
•Player Development (prepare student-athletes for personal, academic, and professional success)
•Business Operations (direct the operational and logistics function of the program)
•Video Coordination (plan, edit, and produce videography   used in coaching and scouting student-athletes)
•Player Personnel (liaison in recruiting academically and athletically qualified student-athletes)
•Recruiting Associates (supports recruiting activities through scouting, planning and coordination of official visits)
•Administrative Associate (provide direct administrative support and coordination to the coaching staff and support personnel)•Identify program needs and implement program improvements.•Collaborate with staff to perform administrative tasks in line with program and departmental goals. Serve as ambassador of the program and look for opportunities to connect the program to the community and business partners.•May be required to drive a university vehicle and/or student-athletes.•May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).•Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Must be able to pass and maintain NCAA recruiting certification if required by sport program.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Required Experience

Previous experience as a coach or collegiate player or work in an athletic department setting.

Applicant Information:

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