The mission of UCI Intercollegiate Athletics is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of its students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to the welfare of student-athletes and staff, and advocates an environment that promotes excellence in athletic and academic performance, sportsmanship, diversity, and gender equity. Intercollegiate Athletics also supports the University of California's mission of public service and serves to generate a unifying spirit among students, faculty, staff, and alumni that transcends communities, cultures, and generations.
UCI Intercollegiate Athletics seeks a project driven individual to build and lead a Sports Performance department within Intercollegiate Athletics. Under general direction from the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Executive Director of Sports Performance builds a successful integrated approach to student-athlete health and performance and oversees the delivery of quality health care and performance support to all 400 UCI Division 1 elite student-athletes. The position directly supervises Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning. Primarily focused on overseeing Athletic Training, Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning, and Physical Therapy, the position provides an integrated approach to drive performance and well-being of student athletes. The position will also oversee the medical relationship with designated team doctors.
The Executive Director of Sports Performance is responsible for the successful implementation of high performance strategies and management outcomes, particularly in relation to Sports Performance. The position oversees department activities to achieve defined operational objectives.
The successful candidate must be organized, self-motivated and have a strong knowledge of leading-edge sports performance trends and strategies. Must think strategically about sports performance, the integration of different fields into on-field success and demonstrates strong communication and management skills. Must be an experienced practitioner who understands the high performance sport environment, with an understanding of the overall program vision.
Salary: commensurate to experience Total Hours: 8-5, M-F some evenings/weekend Career Position. must be available to work variable hours based on the needs of the sports teams. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit www.uci.edu.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.