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Director of Player Personnel (A1300003)  « Position Deleted on 1/25/2013 »

Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana, IL
Category:
  • Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Posted: 01/08/2013
Application Due: 01/14/2013
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
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DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

DIVISION OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

100% ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENT, 12 MONTHS

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise and coordinate correspondence for all football recruits including but not limited to:

  • Questionnaires for high school recruits and high school coaches
  • Information relative to national letter of intent
  • Follow up with Compliance Office on each signee

Coordinate all official visits for football recruits:

  • Work with potential student athletes Guidance Office to obtain copies of current transcripts, test scores, and school officials signature per NCAA rules prior to campus visit
  • Create, send and document all correspondence with potential student-athletes including five day visit letter per NCAA rules
  • Make travel arrangements for all potential recruits including flights, airport transportation per NCAA rules
  • Arrange campus tours for recruits during visits
  • Account for all guest at each meal per NCAA rules
  • Make 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

Coordinate all unofficial campus visits for prospective recruits:

  • Correspondence
  • Supervise all student employees during visits
  • Work with assistant coaches to gather information regarding recruits (invites, family names, guest, etc.)

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 and annual summer camp program

Liaison to the University's alumni office

Coordinate and organize player community service involvement

Other duties as assigned by Head Football Coach

Knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree required, master's degree preferred. Prior experience recruiting and working with prospective student athletes preferred.

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 January 14, 2013. Applications not submittedthrough 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, taknox@illinois.edu.

Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. ( www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.