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Director, Women's Gymnastics and Women's Soccer Operations

Employer
University of Arizona
Location
Tucson, AZ

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Job Details

Posting Number:

req6071

Department:

Administration and Athletics

Department Website Link:

Location:

Main Campus

Address:

Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona seeks a Director, Women’s Gymnastics and Women’s Soccer Operations for administration of the women’s gymnastics and soccer program, including all aspects of team travel and equipment liaison activities. The University’s strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pacific-12 Conference, “The Conference of Champions.” For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the websites at: www.arizonawildcats.com.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administer the day to day operations of the Women’s Gymnastics and Women’s Soccer Programs
  • Coordinate all aspects of team travel. Candidate will have to travel with team
  • Create and maintain all necessary business office documents related to team travel and recruiting, including submitting forms for reimbursement and payment
  • Assist the Head Coach and Assistant Coaches with coordinating recruiting
  • Plan and organize Arizona’s and visiting team’s practices
  • Works directly with academics and compliance ensuring NCAA compliance
  • Serve as primary contact with various internal constituents, such as event management, public relations, marketing, sports information, Wildcat Club and others, working in cooperation with their efforts in conjunction with gymnastics and soccer programs
  • Assist in developing and maintaining public relations programs. Aid in design and development of a program to reach out to the community, schools, and other service organizations
  • Aide incoming student-athletes with initial paperwork and requirement, serve as point of reference
  • Assist Head Coaches in budget development and oversee purchasing and expenses
  • Supervise and act as a liaison on all women’s gymnastics and women’s soccer external programs
  • Coordinate usage and preparation of gymnastics and soccer facilities and equipment for use in practice and games
  • Supervise student managers
  • Coordinate and plan summer camps
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and regulations
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions
  • Dedication and motivation to initiate, lead and support value-added projects
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of position related NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and compliance
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and has a positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish priorities and successfully manage multiple priority projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all organizational levels, and project a positive, professional attitude
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of various computer programs, including MS Word, MS Excel, Adobe PageMaker, and other software programs
  • Ability to work and interact with staff, faculty, and student-athletes
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years of experience
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working in college athletic environment

FLSA:

Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

40 hours + Nights and Weekends

Job FTE:

1.00

Work Calendar:

Fiscal

Job Category:

Athletics

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$39,000 - $43,000

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade:

6

Career Stream and Level:

PC2

Job Family:

Athletics Admin

Job Function:

Athletics

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

John Court
[email protected]

Open Date:

7/14/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Pleasesubmit Resume, Cover Letter, and the answers to the following questions as theAdditional Document. Thank You.

1. Describe yourknowledge of NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations relating toacademics, satisfactory progress, and eligibility.

2.Please list below any experience you have had since 2015 with high school orcollege student-athletes. This includes working or volunteering in any capacitywith a high school, AAU, sports club, junior college or 4-year institutionstudent-athlete, athletics team or department.

3.Applicants for this position are subject to the following NCAA Bylaws 11.4.2,11.4.2.1, 11.4.2.2, 11.4.3, 11.4.3.1, 11.4.3.2, 11.4.4, 11.4.4.1, and 11.4.4.2.You may be asked about these Bylaws in an interview, and you may be asked tosign a future affirmation confirming the same prior to or upon your employmentby The University of Arizona, if you are selected for employment. Do youunderstand that by submitting your application for employment you are affirmingthat you have read these Bylaws, and that such Bylaws would not preclude youremployment by The University of Arizona?

4.Are you the parent, coach, relative or guardian of a prospectivestudent-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade or 7–12 grade for men’s basketballor junior college student) in the sport of men’s basketball, women’s basketballor football or have any other type of association with any prospectivestudent-athlete in the sports of men’s basketball, women’s basketball orfootball? If yes, please explain.

5.Is your potential employment within the athletic department conditioned uponthe enrollment of any prospective student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade,7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sport of men'sbasketball, women's basketball or football? If Yes, please explain.

6.Do you understand that failure to disclose any information related to youraffiliation with a prospective student-athlete (student in 9-12 grade, 7-12grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sports of football, men'sbasketball or women's basketball might render your application ineligible forconsideration?

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Organization

As Arizona’s First University, founded in 1885, the University of Arizona now serves nearly 46,000 students, from undergraduates to doctoral candidates. A public land grant university, we work together to expand human potential, explore new horizons, and enrich life for all.

We constantly strive to be a best-in-class place to learn, research, and work. We educate innovative, adaptive learners and problem solvers who are prepared to lead meaningful lives and improve society in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Economy. Our Strategic Plan details how we intend to drive social, cultural, and economic impact, in Arizona and across the world.

As a Research I university and member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Arizona hosts two medical schools as well as the only veterinary college in Arizona. More than 16,500 faculty, staff, and graduate students produce over $687 million in research annually, ranking us among the top 20 public research universities in the nation.

Transdisciplinary research excellence – the true seamless integration across disciplinary university-community boundaries – is an undergirding philosophy deeply rooted in our history. Notably, our BIO5 Institute brings together scientists from agriculture, medicine, pharmacy, basic science, and engineering to treat disease, feed humanity, and preserve livable environments.

We strive for excellence in all our 200-plus undergraduate majors and 150 graduate programs. Our faculty are renowned for ground-breaking research in astronomy and planetary sciences; climate, environment, and solar energy; cancer and biotechnology; optical sciences; electrical and computer engineering; and management information systems. Research us yourself on our interactive FactBook.

As Arizona public employees, we enjoy comprehensive benefits. Among these are a choice of retirement plans, high-quality medical insurance subsidized at 85% of cost; and dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance plans. An unusually generous qualified tuition reduction program is one of the benefits our employees, their spouses or domestic partners, and children value most.

Who We Are

Our core values proclaim who our Wildcat community is and what we stand for:

Integrity: Be honest, respectful, and just.

Compassion: Choose to care.

Exploration: Be insatiably curious.

Adaptation: Stay open-minded and eager for what’s next.

Inclusion: Harness the power of diversity.

Determination: Bear down! (Yes, there’s a story here.)

Where We Are

Our Main and Health Sciences campuses are located near downtown Tucson. In addition, we operate a College of Applied Science & Technology in southeastern Arizona, a Biomedical Campus in Phoenix, a Veterinary College north of Tucson, and extension offices in every Arizona county. Despite a metro population of 1 million people, Tucson retains the feel of a small town where everyone knows one another. Ringed by mountains, blessed with abundant sunshine, and recognized as a bicycle-friendly city, Tucson is ideal for outdoor exploration. The second largest city in Arizona also offers cultural, artistic, and social amenities to feed your insatiable curiosity. Emblematic of the desert Southwest, the Sonoran Desert is a region steeped in Native American and Latina/o culture.

Diversity Profile

Our Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The University of Arizona sits on the homeland of the Tohono O’odham, the Desert People. In 1775, the Spanish Presidio San Agustín de Tucsón displaced the Native people from the floodplain of the Santa Cruz River. With Mexican Independence in 1821, Tucson became part of the Mexican state of Sonora, and might still be so but for the 1853 Gadsden Purchase.

The University of Arizona takes advantage of our unique location and history through initiatives from cross-border collaborative research in arid lands and water management to workshops for women entrepreneurs in Sonora.

The Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office serves as a liaison between Native nations and the research arm of the university, focused on building capacity and research support for tribal community development.

The university of Arizona is proud to be a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution and one of 9 US institutions to receive the inaugural Seal of Excelencia for demonstrating positive Latina/o student outcomes. We rank No. 1 for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to Native American students, and No. 9 for the number awarded to Latina/o students.

Student success, particularly educational equity for historically underserved groups, is an institutional priority. We have more than 10,000 First Cats (first-generation college students). The Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques (SALT) Center is nationally recognized for its innovative and successful academic support programs for students with learning and attention challenges.

The University of Arizona has many student cultural clubs and organizations. View the list on the Equity, Inclusion, and Title IX website.

These are some of our cutting-edge centers and programs:

Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence (AZ-HCOE) works to increase the number of Latina/o physicians, enhance health research serving Latinas/os, and improve the cultural competency of health care services in Latina/o communities.

Binational Migration Institute (BMI) is an association of US and Mexican scholars researching the consequences of immigration enforcement policies on Latina/o communities.

Institute for LGBT Studies develops curriculum, promotes research, and presents public programming addressing the histories, politics, and cultures of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC) serves as a research and outreach center focused on the role of religion in international politics.

Native American Research and Training Center (NARTC) conducts health-related research and training projects to help improve quality of life for Native Americans.

Native Nations Institute (NNI) conducts policy analysis and research dedicated to building capable Native nations.

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