Under the direction of the Head Coach of Ice Hockey the Director of Hockey Operations is responsible for the oversight of video analysis and assisting with administrative tasks for the University’s Division I Ice Hockey program.
Analyze and manage ice hockey video and game film to ensure staff and team is fully prepared for opponent(s)
Acquire game film from opponents and provide pre-scout breakdown and analysis of opponents
Assist with post-game video breakdown and statistical analysis using Microsoft Excel and XOS
Oversee breakdown and restructuring of video equipment at the Tsongas Center for home games and at away rinks
Utilize Hockey East video exchange program to upload penalties, questionable plays and supplemental discipline issues
Access NHL games to provide further analysis to the coaching staff and team
Network with junior hockey programs to acquire video for recruiting breakdown
Creation of videos streamlined to music
Provide game film to coaching staff when they are traveling
Coordinate all travel for the Ice Hockey staff and team including hotel reservations, flight arrangements and transportation to and from the campus/airport and airport/hotel
Produces all travel itineraries for away games
Responsible for booking and managing meals for games (both home and away) and during school breaks
Manage team travel to ensure expenses remain within operational budget
Liaison to University Travel on all ice hockey related travel bookings
Provide assistance coordinating fundraising events and summer camps
Serve as an academic liaison for hockey student-athletes.
Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
Full compliance with all NCAA and conference rules and regulations is required. All employees must have a full understanding of applicable NCAA rules and participate in compliance workshops and meetings as requested. In the event there is reasonable cause to believe a violation has occurred, employees will report it in a timely manner to the director of athletics or his/her designee.
Bachelor's degree, master’s degree preferred.
1-3 years’ experience in hockey operations at the college level
Expertise with computer programs: XOS Vega Video Editing Software, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows Movie Maker, and Varsity Ice Time Software
Sound organizational and effective management skills
Ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaches, athletic administration, campus faculty and staff, league office and coaching staffs of other college and universities
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a background and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.