| NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics POSITION: Assistant Coach, Player Personnel, 12 Month athletic year round service basis, 100% Academic Professional Appointment |
Primary Position Function/Summary: manage all on-campus activities of student-athletes in the women’s basketball program and coordinate and oversee all alumni and former player relations activities. Coordinate, supervise and implement the student-athlete recruiting process for the program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage all student-athlete programmatic activities including but not limited to: 1. Serve as liaison with DIA Academic Services to manage and oversee all current student-athlete progress 2. Serve as primary liaison between women’s basketball program and DIA Compliance Office 3. Plan, organize, and oversee current and future scheduling considerations 4. Work in conjunction with DIA Academic Services to manage and oversee all current women’s basketball student-athlete community service opportunities, including discovering and scheduling opportunities, enlisting player participation, and analyzing post-event participation and success 5. Work in conjunction with DIA Life Skills to facilitate and develop campus student-athlete life skills enhancement opportunities 6. Serve as internet strategist/monitor, monitoring various student-athlete social media outlets (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.) for program and individual student-athlete promotion Manage alumni and former player relations including but not limited to: 1. Maintain accurate database of former University of Illinois women’s basketball players 2. Work with I Fund to coordinate all alumni functions before, during, and after the season 3. Develop and maintain a monthly coach’s newsletter keeping alumni up to date on Illinois women’s basketball Manage correspondence and related activities for all women’s basketball recruits including but not limited to: 1. Questionnaires for high school recruits and high school coaches 2. Coordinate non-scholarship evaluation and tryout sessions 3. Assist in administration and organization of NCAA paperwork in relation to official and un-official campus visits by prospective-student athletes Manage activities in promotion and enhancement of the women’s basketball team: 1. Coordinate general correspondence regarding the program for program promotion including, but not limited to correspondence designed to cultivate and enhance relationships with high school and other basketball coaches, both in-state and nationally 2. Act as primary liaison between women’s basketball program and DIA office of camps as well as recreation 3. Attend University and Intercollegiate Athletics functions to support marketing and fan development efforts and enhance broad-based support. 4. Lead the design, coordination, and organization of activities as it relates to women’s basketball’s end of year banquet Provide statistical analysis 1. Participate in off court analysis of practices, drills and workouts to provide evaluation of areas of strength/weakness 2. Statistical analysis of current team via film and written statistics throughout the regular season 3. Formulation and organization of data analysis in a manner useful to strategic team improvement 4. Collaborate with coaching staff in implementation of action plans to designed to strategically improve current Illinois athletes 5. Collaborate with coaching staff on scouting and game planning considerations prior to and following contests 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. Starting Date: As soon as possible following completion of search. Application: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by April 6, 2017. Applications not submitted through https://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: LaShae Hughes-McCray, (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).