NCSA College Recruiting

NCSA College Recruiting

Operations Manager/Executive Assistant - NCSA College Recruiting (Chicago · IL)

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Job Description

NCSA College Recruiting is seeking an Operations Manager/Executive Assistant who will be responsible for maintaining and growing programs across the organization and ensuring that the plans and priorities of the President are effectively coordinated and executed in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

NCSA College Recruiting is the world’s largest college recruiting platform and part of IMG Academy, the leader in athletic-academic education and development for high school student-athletes.

At NCSA, we believe in building better lives through sport. We are committed to helping every student-athlete reach their full potential and instilling skills and habits that lay a foundation for athletic and academic success. Through digital-first tools and expert guidance, our team of former athletes and coaches helps student-athletes through the college recruiting journey to ensure success in college and beyond.

For over 20 years, NCSA has empowered the next generation of student-athletes to take control of their future. Be a part of NCSA’s mission and see why NCSA is one of the nation’s best employers in sports.

NCSA is part of IMG Academy, the leader in athletic-academic education and development for high school student athletes.

Job Details: 

Reporting to the President, this highly skilled professional and project manager will balance the demands of assisting with day-to-day tasks, scheduling, oversight of key company initiatives, coordination of a physical office and large remote-first workforce, managing an administrative team, event planning, and more. The person who fills this role must be an extremely adept problem solver who can anticipate needs and deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines with an ability to remain poised in a fast-paced environment. Most importantly, this individual must be a great team player who works well independently and also loves to collaborate, remains poised under pressure, and possesses a positive, can-do attitude. The right candidate loves a diverse set of responsibilities, can knock out a to-do list yet is also a self-starter.  

What You Will Do:

  • Provide administrative support to the President, including:

    • Scheduling and calendar management

    • Travel arrangements

    • Manage agenda and process for executive and management meetings

    • Maintain and run various daily and weekly reports and updates

    • Assist with customer correspondence

  • Lead and manage the Office Assistant/administrative team to ensure flawless execution of office presence

  • Manage operations at Chicago and Las Vegas offices, including coordination of catering for various events

  • Oversee multiple executive-level priorities at any given time in coordination with various stakeholders across the organization, and provide regular updates to President and other key executives 

  • Execute ongoing projects to help improve and elevate operations and processes 

  • Serve as liaison and provide administrative support as needed to executive team

  • Create and oversee general office budget including snacks, team lunches, company events, branded gear, and other items 

  • Oversee company culture events such as Turkey Bowl, Holiday Party, various department off-sites and others 

  • Work directly with Athleadership team to support and enhance programming 

  • Handle access to confidential documents and information in an appropriate, professional and mature manner 

Who You Are:

  • Minimum three years of related experience 

  • Minimum one year of people leadership experience

  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and other tech tools

  • Team player with strong problem-solving skills 

  • Extremely organized and detail oriented 

  • Experience planning large scale events 

  • Experience supporting key executive 

  • Project management experience and certification a plus 

  • Winning attitude

  • Unflappable

  • Former college athlete preferred


  • Stay Healthy: Enroll in comprehensive benefits & insurance plans

  • Be Well: Expense up to $65 per month for health & wellness

  • Maximize Savings: Contribute to your 401k retirement savings with company matching

  • Be Comfortable: Enjoy a relaxed casual dress code

  • Give Back: Receive paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Take Time: Enjoy paid parental leave to bond with & care for a newborn or newly adopted child

  • Stay Connected: Expense up to $350 towards the purchase of a laptop, tablet or computer

  • PAWesome Perk: Enroll your furry friends in our Voluntary Pet Insurance Plan

IMG Academy is part of the Endeavor family of companies (NYSE:EDR).

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. It means that we engage in anti-racism and allyship the way we do anything. Fiercely and Fearlessly. As a global company that drives culture we endeavor to reflect the world’s diverse voices both internally and externally to ensure success in our mission.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.