Associate Director of Student Athlete Success – Women’s Basketball | UCLA Intercollegiate Athletics


Posted: 23-Mar-22

Location: Los Angeles, California

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: $60,000.00 – $65,000.00/year



Operations – Academic Support


Professional Sports

Salary Details:

This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary range of $60,000.00 – $65,000.00/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.

Internal Number: 35836

The University of California, Los Angeles is accepting applications for the position of Associate Director of Student Athlete Success – Women’s Basketball. This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary range of $60,000.00 – $65,000.00/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under general supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support Services, the Associate Director of Student-Athlete Success will provide administrative services and assist in the personal growth and off court activities of the Women’s Basketball student-athletes. Primary responsibilities related to growth in the classroom, in the community and through pursuit of other athletically-related interests. Individual will assist in managing daily schedule for student-athletes, especially in academic and eligibility roles that help contribute to their progress-towards-degree completion and academic success. Position will foster strong, positive, inclusive relationships among the program, department, and campus and will be a point of contact for various compliance and Name, Image & Likeness (NIL) activities within the campus and external communities. Successful candidate will serve as an intermediary between the Head Coach, Women’s Basketball and Academic Support Services staff in academic matters as well as a liaison to various departments including admissions compliance, recruiting, eligibility, student life, communications, student-athlete development, and social media to develop a plan of enrichment and success once enrolled at UCLA. The Associate Director of Student-Athlete Success will promote positive cross-campus and inter-department relationships and support student-athletes in their pursuits of excellence in the classroom, community and in competition and collaborate with department senior staff to develop programs and plans to enhance the success of student-athletes. Position acts within NCAA, UC, UCLA, Pac-12 and department policies to maximize the efficiency and time for student-athletes within the Women’s Basketball program to prepare them for success in life after graduation.

Expressions of interest must be received by April 15th, 2022. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website links:

*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/qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required; Knowledge and ability to comply with Pac-12 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations; Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment to handle sensitive and confidential information/material with discretion; Incumbent must be skilled in managing and organizing personnel, equipment, and material resources in order to provide the most efficient working environment; Takes responsibility for decisions, actions, performance and outcomes.  Works in a responsible manner with positive attitude, shows self-awareness and is open to feedback and improvement; Must have the ability to analyze situations and systems, identify problems, and implement solutions impartially and fairly; Foster strong, positive, inclusive relationships among the program, department, and campus; 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; Ability to prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in assignments, deadlines, completing requirements, and workload; Skill in organizing material, information, and people in a systematic way to optimize efficiency and minimize duplication of effort; Demonstrated ability to be adaptive and flexible in work environment, diagnose potential issues, and address proper individuals in advance to achieve common goal in positive manner; Ability to communicate with personnel in a clear and concise manner, even in difficult scenarios; Possess strong values and integrity and not waver in difficult situations; Incumbent must have excellent writing and oral communication skills to communicate effectively at a variety of levels including officials of the NCAA and Pac-12, administrators, staff, and coaches; Demonstrated writing skills to complete concise, effective and grammatically correct reports, policy statements, procedures and correspondence; Incumbent must be able to work cooperatively with other University departments in a complex administrative environment; 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, recruits, parents, donors, Pac-12 and NCAA officials; Ability to perform under stress and maintain composure in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility; Demonstrate word processing and computer skills to complete assignments with speed and accuracy; Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion; Ability to operate a computer with working knowledge of various computer software systems including:, Microsoft Office, Jump Forward, Teamworks, video software, Concur, and others; Knowledge of University policies and procedures.