The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for a Director of Field Hockey Operations. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $42,038 - $47,000, and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy. For more information regarding Athletics, please visit hawkeyesports.com.
Responsibilities: The Director of Field Hockey Operations is responsible for providing oversight of the Field Hockey program’s day-to-day administrative operations. Note to Candidate: This position requires some travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays. The successful candidate will be subject to a credential and criminal background check and driving record review. For questions or additional information, please contact Rachelle Stewart at email@example.com.
Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” to learn more.
Application Process: Visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa and search for keyword “Director of Field Hockey Operations”. Candidates must upload both a current resume and a cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed qualifications of this position. Applications without both a cover letter and resume will be considered incomplete. Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process. Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be accepted.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
One year of related administrative experience in Athletics, organizing and managing complex functions.
Excellent administrative and organizational skills with ability to prioritize time-sensitive tasks and projects according to deadlines.
Working knowledge and ability to:
Utilize basic office productivity software and online database systems (please specify).
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills interacting with vendors, travel agencies, event managers, and customers/donors/fans.
Work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships.
Work effectively in a highly regulated team environment.
Valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet and maintain the University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.
Collegiate field hockey playing experience.
Working knowledge and ability to:
Utilize video and analytical technology specific to the sport of field hockey (please specify programs used).
Utilize web and mobile team communication application such as Teamworks (please specify).
Organize and execute camps and clinics.
Maintain productive relationships with staff, students, prospects’ coaches, and/or patrons.
About University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.