This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted annual salary range of $67,100.00 - $110,000.00 with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 39092
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Sports Medicine. This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary range of $67,100.00 - $110,000.00 with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the general direction of the Associate Athletic Director of Health, Performance and Wellness the Director of Sports Medicine will manage, on a day-to-day basis, the Sports Medicine program. Will have direct supervision of and focus the efforts of (10) sports medicine staff, based on the current organizational structure, on the evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and management of care for athletic injuries while developing and implementing injury reduction programming. Evaluate and make decision related to the coverage model for each of these sports. Institute new procedures and methodologies into practice in the Sports Medicine program. Monitor medical expenditures and record keeping. Coordinate the services of team physicians and consultants. Facilitate flow of information between physicians and consultants with Head Coaches. Develop and enhance the technical expertise and injury management abilities of existing staff, and identify highly trained new staff as the need requires. Will work with the director for the support areas of athletic performance, performance nutrition and mental health as part of the multi-disciplinary team. Ensure that UCLA student athletes receive the best care possible in all aspects of their athletic training, and when injured, treatment and rehabilitation. This includes the ability to build upon the current vision for the program and develop and implement short- and long-term goals for continued success.
Expressions of interest are encouraged by May 30th, 2023. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=87602
*Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check performed by Universal Background Screening and UCLA Athletics. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and Intercollegiate Athletics has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its coaches and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Ability to manage a complex department in a university environment; Demonstrated ability to supervise professional athletic training staff and collaborate with team physicians, physical therapists, dieticians, mental health providers, massage therapists, and insurance coordinator as part of multi-disciplinary team; Demonstrated skills in budget and fiscal analysis; Strong administrative and organization skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability work and manage in a diverse environment and stressful situations; Experience with conflict management and resolution; Ability to analyze organizations and existing systems and procedures to implement improvements and efficiencies while maintaining staff morale; Knowledge of current DIA medical contracts and community insurance plans; Ability to operate therapeutic and exercise equipment; Working knowledge of and advanced skill in therapeutic techniques and functional progression programs; Ability to maintain accurate and concise evaluation and treatment records; Working knowledge of injury management across all sports; Ability to effectively communicate with professional staff, administrators, physicians, students, parents, and the consumer/patient/athlete; Certified Athletic Trainer with the National Trainers Association in good standing with the NATABOC; Knowledge of University policies and procedures; Knowledge of conference and NCAA rules and regulations preferred.
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.