Overtime Elite

Overtime Elite

League Housing Coordinator

Overtime Elite - Entry Level
Atlanta · GA
Administration/General Management: Athletic Director
ABOUT OVERTIME ELITE (OTE)
OTE is a transformative global sports league built to serve, educate, and empower the most talented basketball players on their path from proficiency to professional. The next generation of basketball superstars do not have a league to call their own, and THIS is where OTE comes in. We are creating a catered solution for these athletes to be EMPOWERED.
Overtime has been able to fill the gaps and needs within the market and it has given us exposure to those unserved in the ecosystem. We are untethered to any past norms so we can aggressively service. Where other leagues failed to develop storylines behind unknown players, Overtime is internationally known for discovering the next generation of basketball superstars. There is an opportunity to serve the underserved elite athlete and challenge the ecosystem.

JOB PURPOSE

  • Overtime Elite (OTE) is searching for a League Housing Coordinator (LHC) to supervise the League Housing Coordinator  experience and implement the resident life programming for thirty  elite high school basketball players. 
  • The League Housing Coordinator will support student-athlete development while having the opportunity to execute comprehensive programming that intentionally contributes to athletes’ learning, growth, and success. 
  • They will have the overall responsibility for maintaining a safe, secure, and athlete-centered environment.  This position requires frequent and meaningful interactions with athletes in a variety of settings, but most specifically in the League Housing facility. 
  • The League Housing Coordinator must be accessible and on-call outside of traditional operating hours to provide crisis intervention and mental health/ wellness support and will reside on site in the housing community.

All student-athletes will live in student housing in Atlanta. Though they are high school-aged students, they will experience a college living environment and a personalized learning experience. The student-athletes will require a balance of guidance, structure, and autonomy to achieve their academic, athletic, and professional aspirations. To ensure that the athletes thrive in such an environment, the RLC will incorporate opportunities to develop and practice essential executive functioning skills, including flexible thinking and self-control. Developing these skills will enable athletes to effectively balance priorities in a highly autonomous, nontraditional high school setting. 

In collaboration with the Residence Life Manager and the Director of League Housing, the Residence Life Coordinator will execute daily, weekly, and monthly cutting-edge initiatives that appeal to driven and talented athletes.  Using focus groups, surveys,  and formal and informal interactions, the RLC will elicit student-athlete voices to ensure that residence life experiences are relevant, supportive, and fun.  To create a culture of team and family, the Residence Life Coordinator will proactively implement restorative justice practices as a means to conflict resolution.  

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

Student, Family, and Community Engagement
  • Develop and nurture strong relationships with families to consistently communicate athlete progress and socialization. 
  • Respond to concerns and issues of students, parents, staff, and others in a manner that provides exceptional service, accurate information and fosters relationship-building. Escalating to the League Housing Director where necessary.  

Mental Wellness/ Student Management
  • Implement League Housing programming that provides opportunities for athletes to engage in joyful and supportive League Housing experiences that embody the core values of OTE.
  • Support League Housing Coordinator  extracurricular, social, and academic activities.
  • Support student-athletes in the residence hall and, as required, during away and home basketball games and recreational outings.
  • Implement restorative practices to aid student-athletes in repairing and transforming relationships through conflict resolution.   
  • Model and incorporate executive function skills within residence life experiences to build student-athlete agency. 
  • Collaborate with the Mental Wellness Advisor to integrate counseling and mental health/wellness programming and interventions into residence life.

Health and Safety
  • Serve as a member of the essential personnel in crises, be knowledgeable of departmental and campus protocol and resources, prepare staff and students for potential emergencies, and address daily community concerns.

Facilities Management and Logistic 
  • Serve as OTE staff on duty at night and on weekends on a rotating basis.
  • Reside in the residence hall on a full-time basis, except scheduled days off and holiday periods when the residence hall is officially closed.
  • Monitor and maintain a database of residence hall furniture and cosmetic work and ensures
  • Maintain occupancy/roster and maintain key control/inventory.
  • Support the student-athletes with their schedule and time management.


CANDIDATE PROFILE
OTE seeks a candidate with experience in the field of residence life operations, education, or social-emotional learning, with a passion for executing and monitoring comprehensive League Housing Coordinator  education programs designed to contribute to student learning, growth, and success. Candidates must possess an authentic ability to build relationships with young men ages 16-18 and have experienced success mentoring adolescent males.  The ideal candidate understands the essential nature of their role in executing daily, weekly, and monthly residence life functions to enhance athletes' quality of life at OTE. 
Successful candidates are good role models and are able to set boundaries and establish norms. They are respectful, patient, and supportive and are enthusiastic about creating a "home away from home"
The ideal candidate will also have the ability to build strong and positive relationships with athletes, colleagues, families, and community members/stakeholders and has strong written and oral communication skills.  Candidates must possess expertise in residence life coordination and implementation of community building systems and structures that align with OTE’s mission, vision, and values.