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Director of Women's Basketball Student-Athlete Outreach and Development (5173U) 56486

University of California, Berkeley
San Francisco

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Director of Women's Basketball Student-Athlete Outreach and Development (5173U) 56486 About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit

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 a Director of Student-Athlete Outreach and Development who will work within the department's Women's Basketball team.

This position is responsible for helping to meet the fundraising, branding and student-athlete advancement objectives of the Women's Basketball program NIL goals. This position will research and develop creative revenue resources tied to NIL, Cal Women's Basketball assets, and the community.

Under the supervision of the Head Women's Basketball Coach, the Director of Women's Basketball Student-Athlete Outreach and Development is responsible for all aspects of NIL related to women's basketball at Cal, including working with Cal Athletics NIL Director, Cal Athletics Fund and collective entities that support Cal student-athletes.

This position will enhance the individual player and team branding opportunities for the women's basketball team including brand education, building, marketing and promotion, social media presence and speaking engagements. Position also serves as liaison to various campus organizations.

In addition, this position is eligible for on court coaching responsibilities.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: August 2, 2023


  • Knowledge of the NCAA interim Name, Image, Likeness policy.
  • Meet with coaches and sport/team NIL liaisons to discuss NIL resources and strategy.
  • Ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes in their pursuit of a college degree.
  • Demonstrated experience directing programs for student-athlete development.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Collaborate with marketing, social and digital teams to create strategies that will assist in meeting goals through the use of Cal Athletics media outlets.
  • Identify and collaborate with key influencers in women's basketball to generate content to build the Cal Women's Basketball brand.
  • Build plans to attract top talent through curated experiences that speak directly to the targeted recruit.
  • Research and develop creative revenue resources tied to NIL.
  • Work with student-athletes to identify hobbies and interests to add to bio pages and other outlets to encourage NIL partnerships for individuals and team.
  • Liaison with INFLCR campus lead to solidify comprehensive NIL team partnerships.
  • Build relations with the Berkeley and Bay Area community to create opportunistic partnerships to mutually benefit Cal Women's Basketball and relevant partners.
  • Serve as a thought leader in building the Cal Women's Basketball reputation and brand through all Cal Athletics touchpoints, key contacts in the community and beyond.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions by exercising good judgment.
  • Flexibility to travel required. Evening and weekend work required.
  • Help with all facets of the program as directed by the head coach.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of managing a Division I Basketball program.
  • Knowledge and experience using Word, Excel, and Google Applications.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to handle a high-paced environment and work efficiently within it, including dealing with competing demands and prioritizing appropriately.
  • Must be detail oriented and extremely organized.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • In depth knowledge of applicable NCAA rules and regulations.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of University and Department policies.
  • Master's degree.
  • On-court experience.
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)

    Salary & Benefits

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

    Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

    The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $70,000 - $115,000
    • This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), 1 year contract position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
    • This position is exempt and paid monthly.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

    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.

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.

    For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace policy.

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