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University of California Riverside
  • Position Number: 1829568
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: dihe_category

Full/Part Time
Full Time


$48,800 - $84,400

Position Information
Experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. It is the responsibility of the Director of Strength and Conditioning to design, organize, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate all facets of the strength and conditioning program to promote the overall success of the student-athlete. This includes the education, healthy physical activity monitoring, athletic competition, teamwork, overall personal growth and supervisory components. This position will work closely with other area of the athletic department including, but not limited to, sports medicine, compliance and team coaches. A successful candidate will also work collaboratively with relevant constituent groups. The director must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive Division I program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student- Department Coordinator Org Coordinator HR Classification Analyst Job Classified Job Description Overview Saving / athletes and also strives for athletic excellence within the University's mission. Regular duties include overall Athletic Development and strength & conditioning of the 17 Varsity teams, implementing year round training programs for the student-athletes on each team based on the physiological needs of that sport, overseeing assistant coaches, interns, and volunteers, and is responsible for the scheduling of training sessions. The Director will work closely with the Sports Medicine staff, as well as the head sport coach to develop injury prevention programs and rehabilitation programs, as well as work in conjunction with the sport coaches to provide information on nutrition, and supplementation to all student-athletes. The incumbent must follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC Riverside Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. The incumbent must possess strong knowledge of human physiology, be able to demonstrate a wide variety of exercises including Olympic lifting techniques, and basic knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA regulations.

Minimum Requirements
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated collegiate league, regional conference and National Governing Body and at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Effective interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with sports participants.
Specialized knowledge of the team sport.
Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Leadership skills to mentor and develop athletes of all ages and abilities.
Develop a strong plan for the health, safety, treatment and general welfare of the student athlete as the top goal of the program

Preferred Qualifications
Maintain NSCA and/or CSCS certifications and keep abreast of current trends, equipment and philosophies within the areas of strength & conditioning, nutrition, and supplementation.

Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve the total athletics program, including the NCAA Student Development Program (formerly Life Skills) and the new student-athlete orientation.

Assist Department in other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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 was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

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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