University of Miami Director, Women's Soccer Operations in Coral Gables, Florida
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The University of Miami has a great opportunity for a Director, Women's Soccer Operations to work in Miami, Florida.
The Director of Women’s Soccer Operations assists the coaching staff and sport administrator with the management and coordination of day-to-day operations for the women’s soccer program in preparation for a career in coaching.
Works with compliance staff to create a culture of compliance to meet NCAA, ACC, University and departmental policies and procedures. Serves as a liaison to Compliance Office for National Letter of Intent Process. Ensure that the NLI’s are prepared correctly and sent in the appropriate time frame. Works with coaches to get admissions applications returned and NCAA Eligibility items completed in a timely manner to facilitate final NCAA Eligibility Center certification on all student-athletes. Coordinates permissible correspondence to incoming student-athletes regarding financial aid, workout programs, orientation schedules, fall housing requirements, required physical documentation and equipment needs.
Coordinates all team travel with business office staff, including coordination of flights, hotel and buses with travel coordinator, creation of itineraries and processes all spend authorizations.
Assists in planning and execution of on-campus recruiting visits. Serves as a direct representative of the University’s coaching staff to potential recruits and their families.
Coordinates all practice session scheduling and setup. Works with the game management and facility staff to coordinate home meets/games, including, but not limited to, pre- and post-game meals.
Processes all reimbursements and purchase requisitions.
Assists head coach and business office with monitoring of current fiscal year budget and formulation of next year’s budget.
Assist academic services with study hall and class attendance. Monitors the academic performance of the team with assigned academic counselor to achieve desirable academic outcomes.
Works with equipment staff to order and allocate all athletic equipment.
Acts as a liaison to student athlete enhancement services including the student-athlete development staff, department nutritionist, department marketing, department sports psychologist and strength trainer.
Plans and assists in the oversight of the annual team banquet.
Responsible for maintaining compliance with NCAA, Atlantic Coast Conference, institutional and departmental policies, and procedures.
Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.
All other duties as assigned by the women’s soccer head coach.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
One-year relevant experience
Playing experience at collegiate or higher level
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure
Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships
Commitment to the University’s core values
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions
Knowledge of business and management principles
Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations
Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others
Proficiency in computer software (i.e., Microsoft Office)
Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and primary responsibilities of this job classification. Specific duties and tasks may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the job.
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