University of California, Santa Cruz — Assistant Athletics Director: Sport Operations and Game Day Management

Assistant Athletics Director: Sport Operations and Game Day Management
University of California, Santa Cruz


JOB #: 1707610

Full Time; Career
Starting Salary Range: $45,800-$63,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Involves developing, promoting and supporting the operational and strategic aspects of intercollegiate student athlete programs, including planning, scheduling, budget administration and travel.

Under the supervision of the Athletics Director, the Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Operations and Game Day Management will oversee the staffing and operations of all home game contests. This position provides leadership in the operation of 15 NCAA D-III intercollegiate sports and the management of all home games and tournaments. This role works alongside Head Coaches to understand home game needs and preferences, and participates in planning and managing sport operations.

Functions as advisor to unit and administration. Analyzes and resolves problems, interprets policies and demonstrates solid subject matter knowledge. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Ensures accountability and stewardship of department resources in compliance with departmental standards and procedures.

  • Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training within one month of hire and training every two years.
  • Must possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60 days of hire.
  • 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.
  • Will be required to complete PCI training within one month of hire.
  • Will be required to complete the Basic Cash Handling (16 minute video & 10 question quiz) training and pass the quiz with a score of 80% or greater within 5 days of hire.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area or equivalent experience and/or training with a college-level program.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a diverse client group.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively; demonstrates sound judgment and decision-making; is an effective problem solver and effectively communicates verbally and in writing.
  • Functional knowledge of the intercollegiate athletics function.
  • Must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 11-30-2017

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.