Manager, WNBA Basketball Operations
NBA - New York, NY

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The Manager, WNBA Basketball Operations will be a vital contributor to the overall Basketball Operations Department, assist in managing all events, as well as advance the league’s analytics initiatives.

Major Responsibilities
• Oversee all team rosters and perform pre-approval reviews of all player contracts for league General Counsel
• Maintain all player databases including PCMS, WNBA Rosters, and daily contract reporting
• Process all team roster changes including team waiver process, requests for players and distributing daily transactions communication to teams
• Help manage content and logistics for all WNBA team events including WNBA All-Star, preseason games, WNBA Playoffs and Finals
• Manage annual Team Correspondence binder and organize team provided information
• Manage player injury database and provide analyses as requested
• Oversee all Referee and Observer processes, including payroll and expense submissions
• Manage player and coach discipline through fine letters while tracking and analyzing the data
• Organize and analyze Basketball Operations information for Rules & Competition and Board of Governors meetings
• Compile league-wide statistics for analysis of player performance and league competitive balance
• Continually work to improve department processes and procedures, in order to increase the department’s effectiveness and efficiency
• Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations and/or Senior Director, WNBA Basketball Operations
Required Skills/Knowledge
• Ability to handle multiple tasks
• Work well with ambiguity and with limited direction
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships
• High level computer skills necessary
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Strong analytical skills and experience preferred
Experience Needed
• Minimum of 5 years basketball operations/coaching experience
• Exposure to business operations preferred
Educational Background Required
• Bachelor’s Degree

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