The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Player Development, Men’s Basketball. This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary of $50,000/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the general supervision of the Head Coach, Men’s Basketball, the Director of Player Development, Men’s Basketball provide administrative services and assist in the management of the Men’s Basketball program. Primary responsibilities include: development and growth of men’s basketball student-athletes; managing daily schedule for staff, coaches and student-athletes, facility use; pre and postseason events, recruiting, facility upgrades, equipment needs, practice operation, postseason events. Acts as the liaison to various departments including academics, compliance, recruiting, student life, communications, game management, and social media. Work with senior staff and within NCAA, UC, UCLA, Pac-12 and department policies for budgetary items and procurement needs and other duties as assigned.
Expressions of interest encouraged by June 03, 2019. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1402337994171. Search by requisition #30323. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required; Must have a thorough understanding of NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball; Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment to handle sensitive and confidential information/material with discretion; Incumbent must be skilled in managing and organizing personnel, equipment, and material resources in order to provide the most efficient working environment; Must have the ability to analyze situations and systems, identify problems, and implement solutions impartially and fairly; Ability to make decisions on immediate problems within prescribed scope of authority, based on knowledge of policies and procedures, including pertinent NCAA rules and regulations; Ability to prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in assignments, deadlines, completing requirements, and workload; Skill in organizing material, information, and people in a systematic way to optimize efficiency and minimize duplication of effort; Proven skills in negotiating, exchanging ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions or solutions; Ability to communicate with personnel in a clear and concise manner; Incumbent must have excellent writing and oral communication skills to communicate effectively at a variety of levels including officials of the NCAA and Pac-12, administrators, staff, and coaches; Demonstrated writing skills to complete concise, effective and grammatically correct reports, policy statements, procedures and correspondence; Incumbent must be able to work cooperatively with other University departments in a complex administrative environment; Ability to interact diplomatically with individuals of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds; Superior public relations skills, including outstanding interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships and correspondence with staff, faculty, recruits, parents, donors, Pac-12 and NCAA officials; Ability to screen all walk-in visitors, calls, and mail to establish priorities and make appropriate referrals; Ability to perform under stress and maintain composure in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility; Demonstrate word processing and computer skills to complete assignments with speed and accuracy; Ability to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion; Prior experience in NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball; Ability to operate a computer with working knowledge of various computer software systems including: Microsoft Office, Jump Forward, Teamworks, XOS/DVSport or other video software, Concur, and others; Knowledge of University policies and procedures; Knowledge and ability to comply with Pac-12 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
Additional Salary Information: This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary of $50,000/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
Internal Number: 30323
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UCLA Athletics embraces the mantra of "Champions Made Here", not just on the competitive field but in the classroom and in the community. UCLA's broad-based nationally competitive intercollegiate athletics program for men and women was the first in the nation to win 100 NCAA Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.