Director of Operations, Women's Basketball

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7082871 (Ref.No. 2427588)
Posted: August 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 2015-1602990
Location: CA 94556, CA
Department: Athletic Department
Closing: 8/15/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Maintain collaborative working relationships with administrators and coaches in the Department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the media, donors, and other individuals interested in the Women's Basketball program. Organize the day-to-day operations in the Women's Basketball office.

  • Promote and foster a positive team environment, appropriate behavior, and sportsmanship by team members. Responsible for the conduct of team members both on and off the court. Promote the physical and mental well-being of all program participants.

  • Assist with supporting and monitoring the academic performance of team members, including graduation from the College. Support, monitor, and evaluate the academic performance of the student-athletes participating in the sport program. Be familiar with and use the academic support referral system to assist student-athletes as needed with their academic success. Assist with contest, game, and gym scheduling, working with other members effectively throughout the athletic department. Also assist in implementing and overseeing the weight training and conditioning program.

  • Participate in activities to strengthen the connection between the Department of Athletics and Recreational Sports with other parts of campus. Involve your team in the life of the campus.
  • Participate in activities that strengthen the relationship between the College and the community.

  • Assist the Head Coach in scheduling of contests and opponents, and make arrangements for the contests as assigned by the Head Coach. Work with the Head Coach to plan and administer team travel arrangements to include transportation, meals, and lodging. Assist with alumni events, fund-raising, promotional events, and College and community events as requested. Assist the Head Coach with inventory and care for all athletic equipment and apparel. Assist the Head Coach in planning and conducting practices, facility preparation, compiling of physical testing data and practice and game statistics.

  • Supervise student-athletes in physical conditioning, weight lifting, individual practice sessions, physical testing, and practice and game videotape analysis.
  • Assist the Head Coach with game management, including coordination of pre-game meals, facility set-up, practice activities, and videotaping of games. Assist the Head Coach in scouting of opponents, including the exchange and analysis of videotapes. Also oversee the video department within the Men's Basketball program. Assist the Head Coach in the organization and coaching of summer camps.
  • Know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing the College and its employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (including, but not limited to, NCAA Bylaw, Article 11 and its requirement to report all athletically-related income and benefits from sources outside of the College to the President) and the West Coast Conference as now constituted or as may be amended in the future. Immediately advise the Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports if there is reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees or students, have occurred or will occur.

  • Work in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is expressed, animated and informed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Experience and Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree preferred and relevant playing and/or coaching experience at the College level.

Proficiency with word-processing software and database management.

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate with a diverse community of students, faculty, coaches, administrators, and staff.

Ability to represent the Department and the College to off-campus constituencies, including alumni, friends, corporate partners, and donors.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion.

Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple, competing tasks, and priorities.

Team-oriented individual with ability to take initiative.

Understanding and supportive of the values and ideals of the Lasallian, Catholic, and liberal arts tradition.

Supplemental Information

Application Instructions: Please apply online at Your application is considered complete if you include the following:
  1. Resume.
  2. Cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the Mission of the College.
  3. The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
  4. Consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third-party background check.

Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, see the website here To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.


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