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University of Oregon Assistant Director, Football in Eugene, Oregon

Assistant Director, Football

Apply nowJob no:524330

Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Administrative/Professional, Athletics

Department:Intercollegiate Athletics

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:Commensurate with experience

Compensation Band:OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2019-2020


Application Review Begins

August 2, 2019; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, applicants please upload the following with your online application:

• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.

• Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualifications.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Football Operations, this position has managerial responsibility and accountability for the administration and coordination of one or more of the football department’s programs. It is also responsible for a variety of student-athlete related functions. In doing so, the incumbent exercises independent, professional judgment beyond proscribed routine policies and procedures to carry out the athletic department and football program’s mission statement to recruit and retain student-athletes for the University of Oregon. The independent decisions made by the incumbent commit this program to a specific course of action, carry fiduciary responsibility and accountability for managing at least one unit program, including recruiting, external relations, student-athlete development and/or operations. This position is part of a management team that determines the success of both the football program on-field success and the student-athlete’s success as an individual. The person hired into this position will be responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree.

• Experience working in a collegiate or professional football program.

• Knowledge of recruitment process for Division I football student-athletes.

Professional Competencies

• Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.

• Knowledge and experience with NCAA compliance rules and regulations.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Ability to work collaboratively with staff, coaches, student-athletes, athletic department constituents, and athletic department personnel.

• Professional presentation and demeanor.

Preferred Qualifications

• Power 5 Football Conference experience.

• Master’s degree.

FLSA Exempt:Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

Advertised:19 Jul 2019Pacific Daylight Time

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