The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Operations, Women’s Gymnastics. This is a contract, full-time position with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the general supervision of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) Head Gymnastics Coach, the Director of Gymnastics Operations will provide administrative and operational services. The position of Director of Operations for Gymnastics will provide extended support to the UCLA Gymnastics team, the head and assistant coaches. The Director of Operations for UCLA Gymnastics will focus on various tasks and initiatives. Excluding practice, these include organizing and ensuring that all team related activities run smoothly and are executed as planned, finalizing all travel, and ultimately assisting the head coach with all administrative duties. Events requiring planning, organization and execution include but are not limited to photo shoots, video shoots, fundraisers, banquets, aiding team personnel and the head coach in any endeavors involving creative expression, translating creative visions for the UCLA Gymnastics team into reality, actively communicating relevant information provided by the coaches or other UCLA Athletics staff members to the gymnastic student-athletes, and other various duties assigned by the head coach.
Expressions of interest encouraged by August 17th, 2022. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=84893
*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
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required; Ability to plan, organize and prioritize assignments and work independently to complete assignments despite various deadlines, competing requirements and changing priorities; Minimum of 2 years of management or administrative experience in athletics, preferably gymnastics. Excellent communication skills; Advanced computer skills; Experience working in a D1 Athletics Team or Athletics Department and University System; Ability to exercise sound judgement to handle sensitive and confidential information/material with discretion; Ability to interact diplomatically with individuals of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds; Superior public relations skills, including outstanding interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships and correspondence with staff, faculty, media, recruits, visiting coaches, donors, parents, and Pac-12 and NCAA officials; Ability to perform under stress and maintain composure in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility; Ability or organize and maintain a calendar system; Ability to develop a working knowledge of University purchasing and accounting policies and procedures; Ability to develop a working knowledge of contracts and budgetary skills; Ability to develop a working knowledge of University, PAC-12, and NCAA rules and regulations; Ability to develop a working knowledge of recruiting tool, JumpForward; Incumbent must be skilled in managing and organizing personnel, equipment, and material resources in order to provide the most efficient working environment; Must have the ability to analyze situations and systems, identify problems, and implement solutions impartially and fairly; Ability to make decisions on immediate problems within prescribed scope of authority, based on knowledge of policies and procedures, including pertinent NCAA rules and regulations.
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.