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Director of Player Relations & Development

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Director of Player Relations & Development
Department/College/Unit Athletics-0850
Requisition Number S_170444
Posting Open Date 07/11/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
07/26/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Responsible for a US region to assist coaches in identifying potential student-athletes and serve as on-campus host. Develop, implement, direct and monitor effective student mentoring program. Coordinate and direct the Life Skills outreach program in the community. Work closely with assistant coaches, helping to manage and oversee many of their off-the-court responsibilities and assisting in community service efforts. Serve as liaison to all current men’s basketball student-athletes and incoming recruits. Weekend and evening hours are required. Occasional travel during the season.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Additional, two years’ experience in athletic business operations, working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and collegiate basketball playing experience. Career experience will have demonstrated working computer knowledge, and excellent oral/written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in basketball operations at the Division I level.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $50,000/yr minimum
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Tim Miles
402-472-2265
tmiles@huskers.com

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents