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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: February 11, 2020
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 Football Quality Control position to work with our Football staff.
Description of Position:
Involves developing, promoting, and supporting the operational and strategic aspects of intercollegiate student-athlete programs, including planning and scheduling. Candidate must have a working knowledge of the daily operations of an NCAA Division I football office. This candidate will work directly with the coaching staff, Assistant AD for Football Administration, and the Recruiting Office on a daily basis. Candidate must have the ability and knowledge to break down opponent's schemes, create detailed reports, complete daily office tasks, create and maintain practice plans and game plans, create playbooks and game books, and assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
Work with the coaching staff in the off-season to plan, create, and implement philosophies for the football team.
Assist in the creation of the playbook for assigned areas (offense, defense, special teams).
Work with each position coach to synthesize their input into the playbook.
Assist the coaching staff in creating a game plan and strategy for each opponent.
Assist with grading after each practice. Independently input and edit video from each practice into XOS video system.
Sit in on teams meetings, synthesize information, and assist with opponent scouting.
Assist coaching staff with identification of prospective student-athletes.
At the request of the coaching staff, will be responsible for grading and scouting video of potential student-athletes.
Responsible for assisting with hosting unofficial and official visits.
Break down each opponent's game plan and schemes.
Create a practice game plan that replicates the opponent's game plan.
Assist the Head Coach, recruiting staff, and operations staff with any projects as necessary.
Prior experience working in NCAA Division 1 Football program.
In depth understanding of football concepts (i.e. route trees, blocking schemes, blitz packages, etc.) and ability to interpret and create a playbook.
Understanding of NCAA recruiting rules and regulations.
Problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions, and an effective listener.
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in the use of basic computer applications.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Thorough knowledge of the athletic program, including its achievements, mission, vision, goals, objectives and infrastructure.
Knowledge of applicable Pac-12 and NCAA rules and regulations.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
This is a 12-month, full-time (40-hours per week), Contract (temporary) position.
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.