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ASSISTANT COACH - PLAYER PERSONNEL UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS DIVISION OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS 100% ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENT, 12 MONTHS
PRIMARY FUNCTION Coordinate, supervise and implement all aspects of the student-athlete recruiting process for the Football program. Coordinate, supervise and implement all aspects of the former player/alumni relations effort for the Football Program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervise and coordinate correspondence for all football recruits including but not limited to: • Design and administer questionnaires for high school recruits and high school coaches • Gather information relative to national letter of intent • Direct supervision of follow up with Compliance Office on each signee • Social Media director of recruiting materials
2. Coordinate all official visits for football recruits: • Work with Director of Student Athlete Development and potential student athletes Guidance Office to obtain copies of current transcripts, test scores, and school officials signature per NCAA rules prior to campus visit • Develop weekend itinerary for all visits • Create, send and document all correspondence with potential student-athletes making official visits including five day visit letter per NCAA rules • Oversee travel arrangements for all potential recruits including flights, airport transportation per NCAA rules • Arrange campus tours for recruits during visits of non DIA buildings • Direct accounting for all guests at each meal per NCAA rules, including family members of prospects • Coordinate payments of all recruiting bills including: lodging, travel, and meals • Obtain all host money from Athletic Department Business Office • Coordinate and submit all athletic ticket requests for official visits for recruits, parents or legal guardians, student-athlete hosts and recruiting coaches
3. Coordinate all unofficial campus visits for prospective recruits: • Correspondence with recruit before and after visit, per NCAA rules • Supervise all student employees during visits • Work with assistant coaches to gather information regarding recruits (invites, family names, guest, etc.)
4. Serve as liaison to all former Illini football players • In conjunction with development, organize and coordinate annual golf outing fund raising event • Direct and coordinate annual football coaches clinic • Direct and coordinate annual summer camp program • Liaison to the University’s alumni office for former player cultivation and relationship building • Coordinate and organize player community service involvement • Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
START DATE: As soon as possible after closing date.
APPLICATION: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by March 2, 2017. Applications not submitted through http://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact: Tim Knox, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews may take place prior to closing date. All applications will be given full consideration.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).