Associate Director Football

  University - VA
  Southeast Region
  Posted/Updated: 06/15/20

Job Summary

Core Responsibilities:

Provide Administrative Oversight

  1. Responsible for daily operations and supervision of Assistant Directors and Intern working with the sport of Football.
  2. Provide academic support for student athletes in assigned sport of Football and an Olympic sport.
  3. Assist all assigned student athletes with academic, personal, and career development.
  4. Monitor assigned student athletes academic performance.
  5. Monitor daily and evening study hall requirements for student athletes.
  6. Work with coaches, academic advisors, and other University constituents to facilitate success of assigned student athletes.
  7. Assist in determining GPA and hours required to sustain eligibility for continued enrollment and/or for competition.


Monitor Eligibility of Assigned Student Athletes

  1. Work on issues related to eligibility of all student athletes and on the transfer process for transfer student athletes.
  2. Work with SAASS staff to resolve eligibility issues/concerns/needs.
  3. Collaborate with Athletic Compliance and University Registrar on matters that pertain to student athlete eligibility.
  4. Communicate eligibility issues/concerns/needs with appropriate parties.

Participate in Recruiting Student Athletes

  1. Assist in all facets of the recruiting process for football student athletes.
  2. Arrange meetings with Academic Deans, Department Heads, Faculty Advisors for recruits in the assigned sports.
  3. Assist with presentations regarding SAASS to recruits and families during recruiting visits.
  4. Establish contact with each incoming freshman student athlete before or on their scheduled orientation day. Facilitate a summer athletics orientation for football student athletes.

Conduct Assessment and Evaluation

  1. Develop assessment methodologies for all areas of responsibility; conduct evaluations; recommend and implement improvements as appropriate.
  2. Oversee distribution of all reports to the proper offices and/or agencies. 3. Oversee distribution of game and travel schedules for assigned sports to appropriate persons.
  3. Assist in data collection and preparation of Institutional, NCAA, ACC and other requested reports.
  4. Prepare weekly and monthly reports for appropriate areas of assignment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's degree
  • Experience in counseling and advising students.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with individuals from various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with many constituencies, and able to work in a time sensitive and occasionally pressured environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective oversight of professional staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and handle confidential information with discretion and according to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines.



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