Assistant Director Competitive Sports
Riverside, CA

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Riverside, CA 95252
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes FBI and DOJ Criminal Check
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time
Job Description
Position Information

Reporting to the Associate Director, Programs, the Assistant Director, Competitive Sports will be responsible for
the overall direction and management of the Competitive Sports Program portfolio which includes the Intramural Sports and the Club Sports programs. Responsibilities include, but not limited to program design, development
and implementation, risk management, budget preparation and management, facilities usage coordination, staff training, leadership development, sports clinics, record keeping and marketing and promotion of the program. Responsible for staying on the leading edge of the industry standard and trends in order to offer the highest quality competitive sports program. Advise and guide Student Clubs under the Recreation Department with their practices, coaches, tournaments and travel following all university and National guidelines, policies, and procedures. The budgeted salary range is $47,800 - $64,400.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **

Job Requirements
Education Requirements
Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Certification Requirement
Red Cross CPR. Required
Standard First Aid Training Certification. Required

Experience Requirement
2 years of recreation or collegiate sports programming experience. Required
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Background in Referee/Official training, certificate and/or experience officiating various sports. Preferred
Demonstrated experience working in a camp environment. Preferred

Special Conditions
Special Condition Requirement
Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check. Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
Work schedule will include evening and weekend hours. Required

Minimum Requirements
Advanced proficiency in the use of computer applications relevant to job duties.
Demonstrates advanced client service leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve non-standard issues.
Skills to deliver highly effective service orientation, program management, and make sound judgments decisions; able to use critical thinking skills to develop original and creative problem solving ideas in a varied and challenging environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language. Demonstrated ability to incorporate key program information for inclusion in web-based and other marketing materials.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization.
Advanced knowledge of program activity and best practices. Demonstrated ability to analyze and improve programs and processes as needed.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Active member of NIRSA and other professional organizations in the Competitive Sports field.

Additional Informations
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

o UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
o UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

o UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
o Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
o Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
o UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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