Wednesday April 22, 2015
South Dakota State: South Dakota State is looking for a Head Equipment Manager. This position will oversee all functions of an effective Division I athletic equipment room. The successful candidate will be responsible for two equipment rooms and provide service to athletic teams, specifically football. This includes managing inventory and equipment budgets; supervision of staff to include full-time and students; ordering, maintaining and issuing equipment; overall day to day operations of an equipment room and football game day responsibilities. The position is open until filled with full consideration being given to application materials submitted by May 8, 2015. Apply via this link.
Bucknell: We hear the DFO position at Bucknell will be opening in the next few weeks.
Friday April 17, 2015
Syracuse: Syracuse has announced the addition of Drew Robinson as the program’s new director of football operations. Robinson has previous stops at Rutgers and MSG Varsity Network with a background in marketing and branding. While at Rutgers, Robinson coordinated and produced web and video strategies for its major sports programs, among various other things.
Southern Miss: The Southern Miss football video department is seeking a graduate assistant for Fall of 2015. This job is strictly video with zero coaching responsibilities. A Bachelors degree and experience with either XOs or DVSport as well as Final Cut, Avid, or Adobe Premiere is required. All interested candidates can contact Steven.Bitowf@usm.edu for more information.
Thursday April 16, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers: Terry Joseph has been named the Steelers’ player engagement coordinator.
Syracuse: Syracuse has hired Rutgers assistant athletics director/creative services and fan experience Drew Robinson as its director of football operations according to multiple reports.
Friday April 10, 2015
DFO Spring Meeting: The DFO National Committee has set their meeting agenda for Phoenix on May 4-5. Click here for information on the topics, sponsors and details. We hear that hotels are going fast, so be sure to reserve today. The DFOs have set up a great two-day session with Stanford Head Coach David Shaw kicking off the agenda with a talk on “How to Lead Leaders”. The 2015 national committee is complete, with new district reps Matt Lewis (TCU, District 6), Cody Cejda (Northwestern, District 5), Mike Parrish (Arizona, District 9), Kevin Cristello (District 4, Eastern Kentucky), Sarah Gigantino (Georgia State, at-large) and Joe McIntyre (Dartmouth, at-large). Additionally, Kyle Wiest (Oregon) has moved from District 9 rep, up to the executive committee as 3rd Vice President. Click here for a complete 2015 DFO National Committee and List. It is important that you RSVP to Jason Grooms (email@example.com) so they can have accurate numbers for meals and events.
Wednesday April 5, 2015
Miami (FL): Miami is looking for a new Assistant Director of Football Operations/Recruiting. This person needs to have good people skills and experience interacting with recruits and families. Graphic Design experience is also preferred. This person is involved with setting up unofficial and official visits, coordinating mailings, and social media for recruiting. All interested candidates must apply online via this link. Do not contact our office directly.