Staff Associate, Men's Basketball | UCLA Intercollegiate Athletics

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience; 3-5 Years’ experience working in a Division I Intercollegiate Athletic Department; Ability to exercise sound judgment 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 plan, organize and prioritize assignments and work independently to complete assignments despite various deadlines, interruptions, competing requirements and changing priorities; Ability to compose and edit grammatically correct documents and correspondence; Ability to screen all walk-in visitors, calls and mail to establish priorities and make appropriate referrals; Ability to maintain composure in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility; Ability to organize and maintain a calendar system; Working knowledge of contracts and demonstrated budgetary skills. Previous experience maintaining/managing a multi-million dollar budget; Working knowledge of University purchasing, accounting and travel policies and procedures; Demonstrated word processing and computer skills to complete assignments with speed and accuracy; Ability to operate a computer with working knowledge of various computer software systems including Microsoft Excel and Word, Outlook, Recruiting Software (i.e. JumpForward, Teamworks); Working knowledge of University, PAC-12, and NCAA policies and procedures, especially as they relate to Recruiting rules and regulations; Ability to adhere to and comply with University, PAC-12, and NCAA rules and regulations; Knowledge of and ability to represent UCLA Men’s Basketball as a premier collegiate program.