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Director of Football Operations

Company: American Football Coaches Association
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Director of Football Operations reports to the Head Football Coach with additional oversight and guidance from a member of the Senior Athletic Management staff. This position is responsible for the organization of the day-to-day operations of the Football program. This position assists the Head Football Coach in all phases of planning, developing, and promoting a highly competitive Division I program, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Eastern Illinois University, the Ohio Valley Conference and the NCAA.

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of Eastern Illinois Football
  • Anticipate and satisfy all logistical needs of the football program
  • Manage and direct GA Director of Football Operations/Player Development, Quality Control interns and student assistants and volunteers
  • Serve as liaison between the football office and the athletic department; academic services, athletic communications, marketing, compliance, ticket office, business office, sports medicine, equipment, strength and conditioning, training table, facilities, University Conference Planning and University Police
  • Coordinate team travel logistics and itineraries
  • Coordinate arrangements for pre-season training camp
  • Organize and coordinate NFL relations
  • Assist with the monitoring and support of student-athletes in the areas of: financial aid, housing, and meal arrangements
  • Coordinate and communicate all practice schedules with all supporting offices
  • Oversee Countable Hours Logs and complete compliance documents as needed
  • Assist with all official and unofficial visits - serve as University Host-recruit liaison during official visit weekends
  • Responsible for full compliance with University, Department and NCAA regulations
  • Collaborate on development of a responsible budget for their sport
  • Collaborate with Athletic and University support units to ensure Student-Athlete health, safety and well- being
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics Bachelor's Degree required; Possess 2 years of athletic operations experience or comparable experience and/or football playing experience. Must be organized and have ability to prioritize time-sensitive tasks. Work a highly variable schedule including nights and weekends; Must be service and solution-oriented, placing program needs ahead of individual needs; Knowledge of NCAA rules preferred.Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience promoting inclusive excellence. A complete file consists of a letter of application, resume, and names, phone numbers, emails of three (3) professional references.Questions regarding this search should be directed to Mark Bonnstetter, Search Committee Chair, at .

Keywords: American Football Coaches Association, Champaign , Director of Football Operations, Executive , Charleston, Illinois

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