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  • New York, NY
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Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations

Football, Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations is responsible for the administrative operations for the football program.


This position requires some travel as well as evening and weekend hours.


Essential Functions        

Coordinates the overall organization and planning of the program with the head coach.
Oversees the daily operations of the football office and acts as a liaison with the athletics department, residential life, dining services, academic advising, and other university departments as necessary.
Manages all administrative recruiting functions including maintaining the recruiting database and coordinating on-campus visits for prospective student-athletes.
Manages athletic football scholarships.
Acts as liaison with the athletic compliance office to track, monitor, and document NCAA and Patriot League compliance efforts.
Plans and executes team travel arrangements (hotel, room assignments, transportation, meals, etc.) and is responsible for student-athlete welfare during team travel.
Schedules the use of appropriate facilities and meeting rooms for practice and competition.
Oversees practice and game film taping.
Organizes summer camp and clinics
Acts as liaison with the marketing and promotions office to promote the program.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Management Responsibilities  

Not responsible for supervision or oversight of others.


Additional Functions      

Attends fund raising events upon request to support the program.

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 1 to 3 years’ experience working in athletic administration or coaching, preferably in a collegiate environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Demonstrated highly structured organizational skills in a position with a broad scope of responsibilities
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel
Must possess a valid driver’s license and certificates to operate an aerial and scissor lift
Must be willing to achieve CPR and AED certificates upon hire
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Minimum Starting Salary: $62,400


Maximum Starting Salary: $72,400


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.




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Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories