The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director, Game/Event Operations. This is a career, full-time position with a targeted salary range of $75,000 - $90,000/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the supervision of the Associate Athletic Director, Facilities, Operations, and Capital Projects, the Assistant Athletic Director, Operations coordinates the planning and execution of high quality athletic events for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics 25 nationally recognized intercollegiate varsity sport programs. This position will serve as the main point of contact for game operations and event management of all assigned sport competitions including, but not limited to football and men’s basketball. In addition, this position will oversee and administer all championship events hosted by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in conjunction with the NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, MPSF, and other governing bodies. In fulfilling these duties, this position is responsible for effectively collaborating amongst multiple units both internal and external to the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Major functions of this role include: game/event planning, development, execution and review; communication with a wide range of constituents; elite customer service delivery amongst a wide range of constituents; management and leadership of both full-time and part-time staff; maintenance of existing best practices and development and implementation of new best practices as necessary; maintenance and implementation of measures put in place to maintain a safe and secure environment for all constituents. Given the stature and nature of the sports involved, and in interest of protecting and enhancing the University and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics brand, this position will be held to the highest degree of excellence in terms of game/event operations, management, and presentation. Spectator and participant safety, and compliance with NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, MPSF, and University rules and regulations are fundamental elements of each event.
Expressions of interest must be received by July 30th, 2019. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76763 An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory pre-employment background check performed by Universal Background Screening and UCLA Athletics. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities and requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree or equivalent working experience preferred; 3-5 years of working in a collegiate athletics game/event management role, preferably at the NCAA Division-I level; Working knowledge of NCAA and ability to learn and adhere to Pac-12 Conference game management policies and procedures for all sports; detailed knowledge of rules, customs and traditions for intercollegiate athletic competitions; Ability to manage full-time staff members with varying degree of personalities and work experience; ability to independently resolve conflicts and build/maintain collaborative team environment; Ability to develop work product in a consistent manner and with high regard to details, and ability to embrace and thrive in a constantly changing environment full of interruptions; Working knowledge of safety codes, emergency procedures, and risk management as applied to athletic competitions and public assemblies; Detailed knowledge of arenas, stadiums, and other venues and thorough knowledge of various building systems related to athletic competitions; thorough knowledge of all staffing positions required to operate a game/event; Ability to develop work product in a consistent manner and with high regard to details, and ability to embrace and thrive in a constantly changing environment full of interruptions; Working knowledge of various event related audio/video components and ability to lead staff with direct oversight of such systems; Ability to communicate at a high level in various forms including, but not limited to, written and verbally; Ability to learn and adhere to all University of California, University of California, Los Angeles, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics policies and procedures.
Additional Salary Information: This is a career, full-time position with a targeted salary range of $75,000 - $90,000/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
Internal Number: 30710
About University of California, Los Angeles - Intercollegiate Athletics
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.