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Verified Pay $37,200 - $59,600 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 28911398 Full Time Varies outside of standard hours $38,700 - $61,900

Position Information

Reporting to the Director of Strength and Conditioning, the Assistant Director (AD) will assist the Director in developing strength and conditioning procedures and plans for the Student Athletes within the organizations seventeen (17) different sport programs. They will utilize a range of professional athletics concepts and strategies for assisting in the development and maintenance of strength and conditioning procedures.

Please note that this is a contract position. Additionally, the salary range for the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning is $37,200 - $59,600 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $45,000.00 annually. We base placement within these ranges on the individual's qualifications as they relate to this position.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training with a college-level program. Required


License Requirement National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Required


Certification Requirement May need to maintain CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Preferred May need to maintain NCAA certified recruiter status. Preferred


Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making;, be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated effective problem solving and communication skills, verbally and in writing.
Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity and demonstrated technical expertise in coaching principles.
Leadership skills to mentor and develop athletes.
Strong interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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