This position is a non-coaching administrative position that works with the head coach on a daily basis and oversees the operations of all aspects of the men's basketball program, including but not limited to: travel, meals, equipment, apparel, summer camps, purchasing, and day-to-day operations of the office; serves as the men's basketball liaison with senior administration, athletics marketing, community service events, and on campus departments; coordinate staff recruiting; other duties as assigned by the head coach. This position will oversee fundraising, alumni relations and community outreach for the Men's Basketball program. This position will require extensive travel and irregular office hours, including weekends and holidays.
Compensation commensurate with education and experience. Oakland University offers an excellent benefit program including a comprehensive medical plan with low contribution amounts for our employees, dental and vision plans at no cost for our employees, generous paid time off plans, a 14% University contribution to our 403(b) retirement plan, tuition assistance for our employees and dependents, free access to our Campus Recreation Center and workout facilities, and flexible work schedules and wellness programs. These are current benefit levels subject to future changes.
This is a full-time, Individual Contract position, working evenings and weekends.
First consideration will be given to those who apply by June 21, 2021.
Bachelor's Degree is required. Knowledge of the sport of collegiate basketball, as demonstrated by collegiate basketball playing experience and/or past coaching experience is required.
Two years of experience in intercollegiate athletics and an additional two years with an intercollegiate basketball program.
Three to five years of related administrative and program experience.
Highly proficient in the use of internet and computer software applications (MS Office or equivalent).
Experience in dealing with large volume travel practices and policies.
Familiar with basic NCAA rules.
Knowledgeable with computers and troubleshooting solutions.
Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with others and work in a diverse environment.
Preference will be given to candidates with playing or operations experience at the Division I level.
Candidates with previous experience in office management, and the ability to independently manage multiple tasks to bring projects from beginning to on-time completion are highly preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates that most effectively meet the needs of the men's basketball program.