Director of Women's Basketball Operations (Program Manager I)

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/28/2021 2:04 PM)
Number of Openings
Closing Date
Open until Filled
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
St Paul
FLSA Status
Employment Type
Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year
Benefits Eligible


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Women's Basketball Operations (Program Manager I) in the department of Intercollegiate Athletics.


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.



The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


Reporting to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Director of Basketball Operations will oversee and supervise the day-to-day administrative operations of the University’s Women’s Basketball program.  This position will coordinate all aspects of operational activities such as team travel, post season trips, training camps, recruitment events, and alumni events.  The Director of Basketball Operations,  will also be responsible for developing and managing the women’s basketball program’s operational budget as well as other administrative support tasks. Position will manage all operations of the women’s basketball program in accordance with NCAA and University rules and regulations.



Basketball Operations and Supervision  

  • Oversee and supervise the day-to-day administrative operations of the women’s basketball program.  In addition, oversee and supervise all its major components to include, but not limited to, team travel, post season trips, practice and planning alumni events. 
  • Manage and supervise the student staffing for women’s basketball.     


  • Manage the program’s operating and travel budgets.
  • Create and maintain a yearly calendar. 
  • Serve as the liaison to the athletic administration, compliance administration, academics, university housing and dining administration, ARMS Software service.    


  • Organize all aspects of the organizations official and unofficial recruiting visits to include the summer prospect camp. 
  • Maintain accurate demographic, academics and athletics information on top prospects and commits in the recruiting database. 


  • Assist the Head Women’s Basketball Coach by attending intercollegiate athletics, university alumni and fundraising events. 
  • Work with the Sports Information Director to participate in approved media request.  
  • Assist the Head Women’s Basketball Coach with the planning and execution of the Career Development Program.     

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Assist and/or complete other duties that may be assigned by the VP and Director of Athletics, Women’s Basketball Sport Administrator or Head Coach.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years of program management experience
  • The ability to travel and work evenings and weekends

An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.  


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Program Management experience at the collegiate level
  • Working knowledge of NCAA and conference compliance rules and regulations
  • The ability to mentor student athletes to foster athletic, academic, emotional, and social growth

  • The ability to provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external constituents


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and answering two job specific questions (in lieu of a cover letter).


In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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