Assistant Coach – Director of Brand Strategy & Player Innovation | University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, sports administration or related field required. Masters degree preferred.

Demonstrated experience in collegiate basketball environment.

Demonstrated ability to productively engage with athletics administrators, coaches, student-athletes, boosters, faculty and institutional, conference and NCAA personnel.

Demonstrated ability to balance multiple initiatives, problem-solve and exercise sound judgement.

Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

A commitment to the overall wellbeing of student-athletes. A commitment to integrity, diversity, equity and inclusion. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.

Division I men’s basketball experience preferred. Working knowledge of Teamworks, ARMS and similar communications and workflow platforms preferred.

To apply, please visit: For fullest consideration, applicants must apply and submit a cover letter, CV or resume and names of three references (names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses) no later than July 15, 2021.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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