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Stanford University

Stanford University

Assistant Director of Football Operations


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Posting Date

Aug 14, 2023

Role description

Stanfords Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanfords Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 134 NCAA championship titles, won the Womens Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Directors Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the universitys physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, The DAPER Way, which are:Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
This position will provide administrative and operational support for the football program, following strict adherence to University policies, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations. This is a fixed-term position with the opportunity for renewal on an annual basis. This position is based on the Stanford main campus.
Your responsibilities will include:

Assist football operations and player development staff with all aspects of team travel, community outreach, alumni relations, external relations and compliance-related items.
Assist football operations with all aspects of special events (team banquet, pro timing camp, agent day, alumni events, camps & clinics, team/staff events, etc.)
Serve as administrative assistant to the Head Coach (calendar scheduling, travel, special requests, other duties as assigned)
Assist with organizing on-campus recruiting visits for unofficial and official student-athlete prospects.
Maintain team calendar and daily schedules using Teamworks software
Assist with roster management included add/drop forms, player game participation and CARA logs.
Greet visitors and route them to appropriate individuals, answer phones, and serve as a resource on unit procedures and general inquiries.
Perform office duties including, but not limited to, handling of incoming and outgoing mail and monitoring and ordering of office supplies.
Coordinate staff and player meals as well as entertainment events for the student-athletes
Plan head coach travel and initiate purchase requisitions.
Arrange meetings and assist with routine conferences including scheduling rooms, managing equipment, and assembling materials.
Setup office spaces and/or support coordination of basic office moves.
May provide guidance to interns, hourly and student employees on routine matters.
Additional duties as assigned.

To be successful in this role, you will bring:
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience working in college or professional athletics preferred.

Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
Experience with software such as Teamworks, ARMS, HUDL or other services.
Ability to follow through and complete assigned tasks.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

DAPERs Integrity:
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanfords intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the Universitys reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

Freedom to grow.We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture.We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you.Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun.Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources.Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

The expected pay range for this position is $44,000 - $60,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.
At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( provides detailed information on Stanfords extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.
* The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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