Responsibilities: Include the oversight of administrative tasks associated with the operations of an efficient Division I women’s’ basketball program. This position will report directly to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and will be the primary liaison with various athletic department staff members. The Director will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating team travel (including creating itineraries, making arrangements for lodging, meals, transportation and coordinating meeting space), practices (home and away), coordinating summer camps, summer access, and ticket requests. The Director of Basketball Operations will be responsible for building and maintaining the women’s basketball budget for team travel and equipment. The position will also serve as staff liaison to the Equipment Room with equipment purchases and disbursements and assist with facility set-up and tear-down on game day and as needed. This position will also act as a liaison with community outreach programs, coordinating public relations, planning and monitoring special events and projects, and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of the sport of basketball and familiar with all aspects of administering a basketball program. Experience and/or knowledge of the Athletic Department Equipment room are helpful. The selected candidate must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Working knowledge of computer systems and various film editing and recruiting software is desired.
The University of South Dakota is the flagship institution of South Dakota, located on a 216-acre campus in Vermillion, in the southeast corner of South Dakota. USD is NCAA Division I member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Summit League. USD is committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for success. For further information regarding USD and the Athletic Department please refer to our website at www.GoYotes.com "Founded in 1862, The University of South Dakota is designated as the only public liberal arts university in the state and is home to a comprehensive College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, the state's only School of Law, School of Medicine, the accredited Beacom School of Business and the College of Fine Arts. It has an enrollment of more than 10,100 students taught by 400 faculty members. More information is available at www.usd.edu/press/news."