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Director of Women’s Basketball Program Development & Operations

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Type: Full-time
Campus: York Hill - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University's Director of Women’s Basketball Program Development & Operations will assist in the off-court elements of program development by coordinating with coaches, marketing staff, sports information and units within the women’s basketball program to elevate the student-athlete experience. In this role, you will direct the operations of the practice squad, team logistics and the structure of the women's basketball program's 12 month calendar.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to the highest standards of academic integrity and works in compliance with all University, MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Attends all women’s basketball related events (games, practices, etc).
  • Will assist coaching staff in creating and implementing individual development plans to ensure student-athletes’ needs are addressed and met as they relate to academics, personal goals, and program achievement for the women’s basketball team
  • Assists in the coordination of all team travel including transportation, hotels, meals, and itineraries on the road
  • Works with the head coach to create and implement a 12-month calendar for team activities
  • Coordinates and supervises the practice squad during the teams 20 hour practice blocks
  • Produces, collects and edits program video; analyzes Quinnipiac and opponent film and collaborates with the coaches in preparation of competition strategy
  • Directs “on-campus” contact during the month of July, with emphasis on arrival of incoming freshmen attending summer school – Session 2
  • Under the direction of the coaching staff assists in all areas of recruiting and manages recruiting visits as allowed by the NCAA according to Bylaw 11.7.2
  • Coordinates with coaches and Development and Alumni Affairs staff to help advance institutional fundraising efforts
  • Assists with special projects and tasks as requested by coaching staff
  • Coordinates and assists in community development projects involving the women’s basketball team
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Prior basketball knowledge and/or experience on a college or professional level preferred
  • Experience with video editing is preferred
  • A strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to interact professionally within the department, the campus, and the national basketball community
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to travel and work nights, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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