Job ID: 205765

Director of Football Operations/Academic Liaison, Intercollegiate Athletics

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • Feb. 16, 2023
  • Director of Football Operations/Academic Liaison, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Athletics

Position Summary

The department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a Director of Football Operations/Academic Liaison to coordinate all phases of the Football Program’s needs, and organizes team travel arrangements, as well as ensures that all Academic needs are being met with the Academic Services staff.

Responsibilities will include:
    • Assisting the Head Coach with game schedules and contacts team for potential games, and works towards balancing the number of home and away contests.
    • Organizing an Alumni event with appropriate units within the Athletic Department.
    • Directing and coordinating the Football program’s financial and budget matters in order to fund team activities, program operations and related functions.
    • Serving as the Football liaison with the Academic Services staff and the Football department, campus departments, alumni, and related parties
    • Developing, overseeing, and directing the Program’s promotional activities.
    • Responsible for the procurement and business facilities management, as well as analysis, development and maintenance of the Program’s travel budget, and other related business expenses.
    • Preparing budgets, as well as negotiate and enter into contracts and agreements with outside travel and meal vendors.
    • Analyzing ongoing operations to determine ability of reaching Program objectives, as well as determine areas of potential cost reduction and Program improvements and necessary policy changes.
    • Directing, planning and implementing policies, Program objectives and activities in order to ensure continuing operations and increase the team’s visibility in their respective Division


Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Directly related experience required.
  • Demonstrable experience in sport team travel, budgeting, and scheduling required.

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