Involves developing, promoting and supporting the operational and strategic aspects of intercollegiate student athlete programs, including planning, scheduling, budget administration and travel.
Uses advanced intercollegiate athletics concepts and campus objectives to resolve highly complex issues for a large operational unit. Regularly works on highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Typically leads or supervises other staff or students.
The Department of Athletics & Recreation at University of California, Santa Cruz serves a student population of approximately 18,000 students and more than 3,500 faculty and staff. Programs offered include 15 NCAA DIII sports including tennis, soccer, basketball, volleyball, track & field, cross country, swimming & diving, and golf serving about 380 student-athletes per year. The unit boasts an Intramural Sports program serving more than 2,000 unique participants each year. Sports Clubs is comprised of 37 clubs containing 945 active and approved participants. The Department of Athletics & Recreation also offers a wide variety of Outdoor Recreation programming as well as a group exercise and personal training programs. Athletics & Recreation at UC Santa Cruz is an integrated unit with shared facilities and a growing support staff.
Qualifications / Competencies
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
A minimum of three (3) years-experience working in a collegiate athletic department or equivalent setting.
Advanced experience in operations management in Division III Intercollegiate Athletics.
Ability to perform all job duties in a manner consistent with NCAA conference and University rules, regulations, ordinances, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Strong attention to detail, time management, organizational, verbal, writing and interpersonal skills.
Problem-solving skills; multi-task, work with frequent interruptions, and effective listener.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, work as part of a team and motivate staff in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated support for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Advanced knowledge of program activity and best practices.
Proficiency in the use of computer applications relevant to job duties.
Leadership and supervisory skills to supervise and motivate student employees relative to work performance, crisis management, peer relationships.
Preferred Qualifications / Competencies
First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor with American Heart Association or Red Cross.
Special Conditions of Employment
Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program.
Ability to pass NCAA Rules Test annually.
Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years.
Will be required to complete PCI training within one month of hire.
Will be required to complete FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) training within one month of hire.
Ability to lift up to fifty (50) lbs with or without accommodations.
Ability to work a variable schedule including evenings and weekends.
Ability to travel to multiple work locations on and off campus.
Per the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, this position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority. The selected candidate will be required to report a crime or any incident that may be a crime including hazing.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=11001-12000&file=11164-11174.3
Will be required to take the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) online training module.
Critical position requiring background check(s)?
Background check(s) required
Criminal History Review
DMV Record Review
Verification of License, Certificate or Degree
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Valid license to drive in the state of California
Does this position require an E-Verify check?
(Note: Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check which confirms the individual's eligibility to work in the U.S.)
No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.
Will the employee be required to participate in the DMV Pull Notice program?