Director of Football Operations - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2072 - Unclassified - Full-time

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.  


- Coordinates daily administration of the football program in conjunction with the head coach

- Responsible for first-year students transitioning to Miami University through summer school and the summer bridge program

- Responsible for working with the head coach and sport administrator and athletic department chief financial officer to manage the football budget

- Coordinates all team travel for 100 students and 40 staff for all away football games including bus transportation, lodging and meals

- Responsible for student lodging on campus, including first-year students housing assignments coordinated with the HOME Office.

- Researches, plans and supervises August camp providing practice times, meals, lodging, meeting space, equipment and logistics for 200 students and staff

- Works closely with the Head Coach to establish meeting and practice times that minimize academic conflicts yet maximize practice opportunities within NCAA rules and regulations

- Serves as the primary liaison to the staffs of strength and conditioning, equipment, sports medicine and academic support to ensure high quality student experiences

- Coordinates alumni relations with the Associate Athletic Director including Alumni Weekend, Homecoming, and regular correspondence

- Works closely as the primary contact with the Marketing and Promotions staff to increase game attendance and ticket revenue

- Works closely with the Senior Associate Athletic Director to research, design and observe construction of football-related facilities

- Works closely with the Head Coach to coordinate his daily, weekly, monthly and annual calendar to maximize his resources toward recruiting, fund raising, public relations, and speaking engagements.  

- Manages the office of the football staff to ensure delegation of responsibilities is effective and efficient

- Works with the Ticket Manager to coordinate weekly student and staff ticket designations per NCAA rules and regulations

- Primary contact to the game operations staff to coordinate all football related events and attends weekly game operations meetings

- Works daily with the recruiting coordinator to schedule on-campus recruitment of prospective students for official and unofficial visits

- Schedules practice times, facility use and individual workout times

- Will be the primary coordinator of summer football camps including recruiting campers and teams to participate

- Hires and manages student interns for the football program

- Serves as the NFL Liaison- assisting with scouting visits and organization of Pro-Day

- Coordinates and assists with the organization and execution of the annual football banquet

-  Responsible for maintaining CARA logs and player participation reports per NCAA rules

- Will manage the football support staff to ensure effective and efficient operations

- Serve as the primary liaison to Compliance Office and Dining Services

- Research, plan and supervise preseason camp providing practice times, meals, lodging, meeting space, equipment and logistics for 200 students and staff

- Manage and organize community service activities

- Liaison to the football parents organization

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor Degree
- Knowledge of college football operations
- Current knowledge of the rules and policies of the NCAA  

Preferred Qualifications

- One year experience coaching at the high school level or above
- College football experience
- Masters Degree  

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Director of Football Operations
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Facilities Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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