The director of football operations handles the daily functions of a football department. Common duties include supervising the support employees, maintaining efficient day-to-day operations, and running football clinics.
The director of football operations handles communications between the athletic administration and the public relations staff members. The director of football administration is a similar position and is responsible for supervising the football program. The director of football administration focuses more on activities off the field, such as those involving travel plans and booster programs, while the director of football operations focuses more on activities directly involving interaction with the players on the field.