University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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Major Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Football Coach/Recruiting Coordinator and Head Coach, this non-coaching position will evaluate transcripts in light of NCAA and UW admissions standards and inform coaches regarding recruits ability to meet those standards. In accordance with permissible NCAA rules, educate recruits/guests on visits to campus about the relationship to both the NCAA and UW standard, work directly with counselors/recruits/parents to help create a pathway to being eligible and admissible to the UW and monitor and track academic progress of recruits including interpretation of information and comparing to UW Admissions standards. The incumbent will have daily interaction with the Athletic Department Academic Services Office, who serves as the liaison to the UW-Madison Admissions Office regarding potential student athletes. This position will serve as the primary liaison between the Academic Services Department and the UW Athletic Department Senior Staff liaison to the Dean of Students Office as appropriate.

Other areas of responsibility will include: verifying and tracking scholarship offers; preparing information for signees and handling roster management; management of the recruiting database; organization of film; and lead work. The position will also coordinate Unofficial Visits, Junior Day, Official Visit Weekends and have game day responsibilities related to recruits and guests. This position will utilize social media and social networking sites to promote Wisconsin Football in accordance with NCAA and conference rules and stay up-to-date on rule changes and technological evolution of all social media.The most qualified candidates will possess: general football program knowledge; ability to interpret and communicate to coaches regarding admission recommendations or challenges; ability to build strong relationships with student-athletes and their families and counselors; familiarity with a broad range of University program areas; ability to run XO†s software and a strong knowledge of recruiting database programs; knowledge of and familiarity with campus admissions process; ability to explain complex, multi-step processes to individuals unfamiliar with the process; knowledge and skill with technology including word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database software, and social media tools. Ideal candidates should demonstrate an ability to foster team competitive success while maintaining a strong emphasis on the personal development and academic achievement of student-athletes; excellent communication skills to work with athletes, coaches on staff, and administrators, and; the knowledge and desire to contribute to a collaborative environment with the coaches and staff that make up Wisconsin Football.

Evening and weekend work will be required as determined by event schedule.

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