| Salary: $70,000 - $95,000 /year |
Filing Deadline: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Athletic Performance. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 25,000 undergraduate students and sponsors 23 varsity sports. The Director is responsible for providing leadership, management, and coordination of a multi-disciplinary sports performance team. The position is a full-time, twelve (12) month contract position with full benefits.
The Director will be an experienced practitioner who understands the high performance sport environment, with an understanding of the overall program vision to provide the highest quality integrated sports performance support service to UC San Diego student-athletes. They will have the ability to mentor and lead staff, build a successful integrated approach between sports medicine and sports performance disciplines. Develop strategic partnerships to help deliver the vision so that UC San Diego student-athletes can achieve their athletic goals.
The Director will oversee coordinated support services between the sports medicine, strength and conditioning, nutrition, sports psychology, and performance analysis disciplines. In addition, the Director will look to collaborate with university departments to further support the student-athletes with special projects and research to further solidify the department’s commitment to academic and athletic excellence. The Director supervises the management of the Alex G. Spanos Athletic Performance Center in accordance with University, conference and NCAA regulations.
A primary role of the Director is providing strategic expertise to guide the sports medicine and sports performance teams so that they can support student-athlete health and safety through national leading physical training programs and injury prevention/rehabilitation programs.
This is a comprehensive appointment that includes supervision and staffing of the Alex G. Spanos Performance Center, as well as the Barnhart Rehabilitation Center and the nutrition center. The Director coordinates and provides leadership for programming designed to collect, coordinate and analyze data and provide feedback and recommendations to the experienced staff in the varied areas to ensure performance objectives are achieved.
The incumbent must follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. A complete application will include an online resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.