Assistant Director of Basketball Operations – University of Illinois

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RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assist Director of Basketball Operations with budget management a. Fund allocation along with proposing special projects that may entail special funding (facilities, video equipment, etc.) 2. Liaison between head coach to DIA administration as it relates to the sport of men’s basketball a. Facility scheduling- coordination with women’s basketball in scheduling facilities usage for the State Farm Center b. Fundraising liaison i. Schedule, organize and participate in speaking engagements promoting the Men’s Basketball Program ii. Attendance at donor events for the purpose of promoting the program, and donor cultivation 3. Serve as liaison between head coach and the following • Assistant coaches- coordinate and organize recruiting board including specific prospects, scheduling both off-site and on-campus recruiting visits by prospective student athletes • Basketball support staff- participate in the coordination of the student staff hiring process, including assignment of work, and scheduling to execute all practice activities correctly and promptly • Medical staff- communicate with athletic trainer to develop daily reports for head coach • Strength staff- communicate with strength and conditioning coach to develop daily reports for head coach 4. Directly supervise and assign work for office assistants (full time and student help) 5. Coordinate all advance scouting for opponents through DVSport Software and Synergy Sports Tech. Maintain working knowledge of scouting, recruiting and video software 6. Annually organize and direct the Illinois Basketball Coaches Clinic, a series of multi day events targeted to those interested in a career in collegiate coaching. 7. Construct and develop the annual schedule for opponents in conjunction with head coach 8. Construct production of monthly newsletters a. Connect with all current Illinois high school coaches on a monthly basis keeping them up-to-date with the latest news and notes with the Illinois basketball program b. Connect with all former players, coaches and managers on a monthly basis keeping them up-to-date with the latest news and notes with the Illinois basketball program 9. Coordinate summer jobs and housing programs for men’s basketball student athletes 10. Coordinate, organize, and oversee all activities as it relates to the annual awards banquet, 11. Maintain knowledge of and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Starting Date: As soon as possible following completion of search.

Application: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by May 18, 2015. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact: Mark Morris, [email protected]

Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in sports management, kinesiology, recreation or related field required

Experience: Three years of collegiate coaching experience at any level or relevant administrative experience required.


Additional Salary Information: Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.