As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.RESPONSIBLIITIES:The Director of Operations will manage the daily operations of the university's NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Rowing programs.Manage the ~ 1.1M Rowing budget, annually building off of a zero-based budget. Present annual budget proposal to the head rowing coaches and senior management. Develop budget forecasts and annual reports, monitor and reconcile expenditures. Assist both programs with equipment and gear orders.Determine, organize, and direct special events for the rowing programs including the Women's Brunch, Washington Rowing Banquet, and any other special events as needed.Develop and implement community service programs for the Rowing teams, including managing the Beyond the Boat life skills program. Create a schedule, manage spaces, and find speakers for the events.Manage donor communication and gift fulfillment. Coordinate with the athletics Development Office regarding donor events and assist with coordination of alumni events. Serve as liaison to the Tyee Club to facilitate donor events and build strong alumni relations. Maintain and update the donor and alumni databases. Serve as regatta director, race day contact, and visiting team liaison for all home athletic competitions, organize all volunteers and race day logistics, coordinate all registration, waivers, and permits necessary for the event. Manage all support staff responsibilities on race day. Oversee determination and scheduling of appropriate facilities throughout the season for practice, competitions and clinics in compliance with NCAA practice and play policies.Serve as communications liaison for parents, donors, and rowing community including coordinating and creating. Manage the development and distribution of electronic and print marketing materials. Serve as team liaison to rowing community and collaborative entities.Manage hotel contracts, meals, itineraries, and travel logistics for both teams during regular season and national championship travel. Work with athletics travel manager to coordinate flights and ground transportation for teams during team travel.Work closely with compliance staff to ensure all UW Rowing actions are compliant, manage compliance functions such as roster management, participation records and CARA logs.Oversee hourly staff, assist in managing their daily duties and approve time sheets.Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree and two years of work experience in college and/or professional athletics or related experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Preference will be given to candidates with working knowledge or experience in the sport of rowing. Must be proficient in computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. Strong organizational and communication skills; demonstrated experience in coordinating office management and professional quality writing skills. Will require work during evenings/weekends and travel as needed.DESIRED: Master's Degree preferred. Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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