Under the general supervision of the Head Coach for Women’s Hockey, act as the Director of Women’s Hockey Operations for a Division I program in accordance with NCAA, WCHA and University rules and regulations. Responsibilities include: Supervising the day to day operations of the Women’s hockey office; Maintain and help develop the women’s hockey budget; Assisting student-athletes and their families; Coordinating all transportation, lodging and meals for team travel; Performing roster management and serving as a liaison with the Compliance Office; Assisting with the scheduling of practices and games; Assisting with recruiting functions such as database maintenance, reporting, scheduling; Assist with maintaining video network, recording all games and practices, during and post-game editing and all other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Ability to order, maintain and repair hockey equipment including but not limited to sizing, skate sharpening, radius techniques and laundering. Other duties as assigned. The most qualified candidates must perform all the above duties while ensuring that the program strictly adheres to all NCAA, BigTen, WCHA and University recruiting guidelines.
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum three or more years of collegiate and/or professional hockey experience is required. Knowledge of NCAA, BigTen, WCHA, and University policies preferred. Video experience preferred. Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) accreditation preferred.
Other qualifications include: Ability to setup and use video equipment for recording games and practices and ability to edit video; Ability to communicate effectively with diverse entities from student-athletes to alumni. The successful applicant must be able to develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions; Work well independently and in teams; and be flexible in accepting new responsibilities. Extensive working knowledge of all aspects of hockey is considered an asset. Knowledge of purchasing and maintaining hockey equipment. Extensive knowledge of database applications and report generation is also beneficial.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a Limited Appointment on an 11-month contract, serving at the discretion of the Women’s Head Hockey Coach. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after April 1, 2018. Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s). Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, March 23, 2018. Please complete the online application here: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/497532/director-of-womens-hockey-operations and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 93820
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The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
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