Reporting directly to the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development, the Associate Director will work in collaboration with all athletic department staff, including academic advisors, sports psychologists, athletic medicine, director of operations, and coaches. In addition, this position will collaborate and/or communicate regularly with multiple departments and faculty across campus, USC alumni, and employers.
Roles and Responsibilities to include:
- Work closely with the Executive Senior Associate and Athletic Department Administration to identify student athlete needs, define strategy, create a budget, and develop action plans for education and implementation of services.
- Assess the effectiveness of services provided at accomplishing program objectives and make data driven decisions to enhance services.
- Supervise and develop student-athlete development staff.
- Engage with outside stakeholders and cultivate connections and opportunities with employers, professionals, and alumni.
- Facilitate and coordinate the delivery of Student-Athlete Development programming for all 600 student-athletes.
- Promotes an environment that fosters inclusive relationships and creates unbiased opportunities for contributions through ideas, words, and actions that uphold principles of the USC Code of Ethics.
- The ideal candidate will possess a graduate degree and a minimum of 5 years experience. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.
- Experience in student program development and management
- Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, experience with Teamworks and Athlete Network helpful
- Experience working in higher education and/or a sports related field ideal.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.