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Director of On-Campus Recruiting, Football (5173U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 66079
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Mar. 11, 2024
Title Director of On-Campus Recruiting, Football (5173U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 66079
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Athletics

Director of On-Campus Recruiting, Football (5173U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 66079

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit

Departmental Overview

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking a candidate with extensive college football experience who will work within the department's football recruiting department.

Description of Position:

The Director of On-Campus Recruiting will serve as the primary coordinator and planner for all on-campus official and unofficial visits for prospects and their guests. This role will also lead all gameday planning for visiting prospects, their guests and invited high school and junior college coaches. This position, in addition to other recruiting staff members - will support the recruiting efforts of 11 full time coaches throughout all phases of the recruitment process. This position will provide supervision and direction for students assisting the program in all on-campus related event activities.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 25, 2024


  • Coordinate and plan all logistics in support of prospect campus visits (official and unofficial).
  • Work closely with campus partners to ensure highest quality facilities maintenance is executed in support of visiting prospects.
  • Assist recruiting staff with outreach to prospective student-athletes on behalf of program in advance of all prospect visits (includes pre and post visit follow-up)
  • Supervise student assistants in support of premium on campus experience for all visiting student-athletes and their guests.
  • Assist with evaluation systems maintenance as needed (prospect data reports etc.).
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with NCAA rules and regulations in conjunction with our Compliance Recruitment & Eligibility Coordinator.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience at the major college level (preferably Power 5) coordinating campus visits for high profile prospects and their guests.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing and managing successful events.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Problem-solving, multi-tasking, and effective listening skills and the ability to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Proficient in use of FileMaker, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), and common desktop/web applications.
  • Working knowledge of current social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


  • Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with the Jumpforward recruiting database and working knowledge of prospect film services such as "Hudl" and XOS film systems.

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $70,000.00 - $80,000.00.

  • This is a 12-month, 100%, full-time (40 hours per week), contract position that is eligible for full UC benefits with the possibility of extension.
  • This position is exempt and paid monthly.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Driving Required

A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace policy.

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