Associate Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development (6566U) -
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Departmental Overview The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking an Associate Athletics Director who will oversee the department's Cameron Institute for Student-Athlete Development.
Design, implement, and evaluate student-athlete development programs and curriculum based on the 3 pillars of the Cameron Institute - leadership and personal development, career development, and community engagement.
Ensure all programming is meeting the needs of Athletics teams and student-athletes.
Oversee a full suite of professional development and networking program designed to match student-athletes with outstanding organizations in the Bay Area and beyond.
Partner with the Cal Athletics Fund in fundraising efforts to financially support various programs and initiatives in support of the Cameron Institute for the enrichment of the student-athlete experience.
Responsible for administering the budget for managed function for the Cameron Institute and allocating money between the various sub-units of the Institute.
Makes decisions on performance, salary actions, hiring decisions and other human resources related issues of managed staff.
Work with other units within the Department (i.e. Sports Medicine, Compliance) and across Campus (e.g. ASC, Student-Affairs, and Career Services) on a variety of programming, including workshops and seminars, to promote the holistic development of student-athletes (i.e. mental health, leadership skills, etc.).
Provide guidance and leadership to the Athletics Department and Athletics Director in the area of student-athlete development.
Advanced knowledge and experience of advising and counseling techniques.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Demonstrated skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements.
Demonstrated experience in project management, social perceptiveness to be aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Ability in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, persuasion, leadership, and intercultural competence.
Knowledge of procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Client services oriented, has good listening, critical thinking and analytical skills.
Position requires exceptional political sensitivity and interpersonal skills and ability to enable the incumbent to work effectively across and outside the organization at all levels in a collaborative manner.
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. MBA desirable.
5+ years of experience in running a Student Affairs/Student Life department.
Previous experience at a Division 1 Power 5 Conference institution.
Salary & Benefits This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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