Director, Football

US-FL-Bradenton
4 months ago
ID
2016-3216
# of Openings
1
Category
Athletics

Overview

Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.


Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers. We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness. As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness. Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.
We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

 

 Passionate Soul: Love what you do
 Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
 Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
 Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
 Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

Responsibilities

Job Title: Director, Football
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Athletics
Position Summary: Lead the athletic delivery, operational excellence and profitability of the Academy’s Football program.

 

Position Responsibilities


 Develop and execute the long-term strategic vision and plan for comprehensive excellence in the Football program, including boarding school, camps, and training for teams and professional/collegiate players.
 Provide each student-athlete with the resources and leadership to develop to their full football potential while excelling in the classroom and preparing for successful lives after graduation.
 Proactively establish, maintain and grow relationships at every level of the program.
 Works with head coach to recruit, motivate and retain expert coaches and support staff.
 Facilitate meetings of appropriate staff related to program quality and growth.
 Effectively communicate with parents, student-athletes, faculty, college and professional coaches, pro/college athletes and guests.
 Manage, oversee and follow up on the activities of the Football program including: academic-year planning, program development, facility planning and utilization, scheduling of games &clinics, coaches’ training needs and handling day-to-day client communications and requests.
 Oversee NFL Combine Training Program, including developing and maintaining relationships to identify and attract top collegiate talent.
 Participate in IMG Academy public relations activities including media interviews and speaking engagements.
 Work within Academy structure to address issues pertaining to coach/player/parent behavior and escalate to Athletics Director as appropriate.
 Demonstrate integrity and character in understanding and abiding by the rules and policies of IMG and all governing bodies.
 Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sports Management, Education or related field
 Minimum 2 years’ professional, collegiate, prep or high school coaching experience
 Ability to bring business orientation and operational excellence while focusing on student-athlete welfare and maintaining a dynamic work environment
 Excellent written and verbal presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
 Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced organization
 Ability and desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
 Savvy in sales and marketing
 A superior work ethic


Preferred Skills
 Master’s degree in Business, Sports Management or related field


Physical Demands and Work Environment
 Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40 pounds
 Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time
 Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
 Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required


Background Requirements
 Requires a background check upon

EEO Statement

EOE, Vetarans & Disabled

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