UC Davis Athletics Position Vacancies
(Updated May 19, 2017)


Manager of Video Services & Technical Operations

Responsibilities

Under direction of the Associate Athletics Director, assist sports teams within the Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) Department with their game day coaches video needs, streaming needs (when applicable) and upload and exchange of videos. Film and edit all football practices and events. Manage Daktronics relationship and equipment along with audio and filming equipment and inventory for ICA. Perform basic maintenance on a wide range of audio-visual equipment. Hire, train and supervise contingent staff. Oversee UC Davis Athletics video department fiscal budget.  

Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications: Skills to produce a quality video within a time frame designated by each coaching staff member. Skills to operate and perform basic maintenance on a wide range of audio-visual equipment including, but not limited to video cameras, video cassette recorders, video projectors, monitors, sound equipment, mixers, audio cassette recorders, compact disc players, speakers, microphones, LCD projectors, computer programs related to sports editing, and a variety of cables and connectors. Knowledge of a wide variety of sports programs. Skills to work confidently under stressful time sensitive situations. Advanced knowledge of video test equipment and computer hardware and software (waveform monitors, vectorscope monitors, test signal generators, audio and video distribution amplifiers, UNIX/IRIX operating systems, Windows NT, Windows 95, MS Dos). Detailed knowledge of safe work practices related to the handling, transporting, setting-up and striking of instructional media/audio-visual equipment. Basic knowledge of safe electrical practices. Problem solving, organizational, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Skills to interact effectively with individuals from various social, cultural, ethnic, and professional backgrounds. Skills to recognize and successfully resolve complaints in a diplomatic, tactful, and courteous manner. Skills to recognize and evaluate changing and conflicting priorities; skill in exercising appropriate judgment when prioritizing tasks. Skill in working accurately with details or complex information in order to maintain accurate records and reports. 

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of NCAA and conference policies and procedures. Knowledge of campus rules and regulations. Knowledge of Daktronics scoreboards and operating systems. Detailed knowledge of how to patch necessary audio/video connectors to existing equipment for duplication. Skills to operate a desktop/laptop computer using Macintosh operating system.

Compensation:
$3,956.33 - $7,367.65

Appointment:
Full-time Career Appointment with Intercollegiate Athletics 

Applicant Deadline:
May 24, 2017


Application Procedure: To submit an application for Requisition Number 03019085 visit: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76636


ICA Desktop Support Technician

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the IT Director provide tier 1 computer and network technical support services via telephone, email, and in person. Provide excellent interpersonal communications and customer support for interactions with coaches, staff, students, and vendors interacting with ICA via telephone, email, and in person. Maintain, effective, and timely incident response documentation in accordance with department policies, procedures, and practices. Provide other similar technical support services assigned by the supervisor or other designated managerial staff. Research, learn, and document solutions for technical problems. Research and learn new technologies in order to support and advise clients. Provide other similar services assigned by the supervisor or other designated managerial staff.  

Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications: Experience providing technical support for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X client operating systems and for common office applications, including the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc. Experience providing technical support and consulting services to clients via telephone, email, and in-person. Written and oral communication skills to explain technical issues in non-technical terms, write documentation, and provide instructions to non-technical and technical audiences. Interpersonal communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with individuals of varying ages, cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and provide training/guidance to other staff members.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in using IT Service management ticketing systems. Experience to provide interpersonal communications and customer support for interactions with coaches, staff, students, vendors, and all customers interacting with ICA.

Compensation:
$21.21 - $29.15/hr

Appointment:
50% Variable Career Appointment with Intercollegiate Athletics 

Applicant Deadline:
May 24, 2017


Application Procedure: To submit an application for Requisition Number 03019084 visit: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76632


Athletic Academic Advisor

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Director of Academic Services, provide in-depth, wide-ranging and complex academic counseling to an assigned caseload of student-athletes enrolled in 70-74 majors across four undergraduate colleges. Collaborate with the Director of Academic Services in the planning and development of policies and procedures to optimize the delivery of academic counseling and academic support. Provide interpretations of Academic Senate and campus policies and NCAA Division I academic eligibility rules to student-athletes, coaches, and parents. Establish strategic on- and off-campus partnerships with faculty and staff to create and administer innovative Aggie Life Skills programs that support the academic development, career development, personal development, community connections, retention, and persistence to degree of student-athletes. Evaluate, select participants, and administer at-risk academic mentoring program based on comprehensive academic history review of student-athletes from 23 teams.
Represent the Academic Services unit, Intercollegiate Athletics, and UC Davis at academic recruiting events and respond on behalf of the unit to inquiries and concerns from parents, prospective student-athletes, coaches, college counselors at other institutions, and the general public. Evaluate transfer coursework from community colleges and four-year institutions per NCAA Division I academic progress rules. Independently exercise substantial delegated authority within broad policy and procedure parameters established by the Director of Academic Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, the Academic Senate, the Deans of the four undergraduate colleges, and the NCAA.

Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated counseling & advising skills, including skills to plan and structure content and process of individual academic counseling appointments based on student academic history and needs. Problem-solving skills to identify and document patterns of student academic needs and to develop strategies and programs to successfully meet those needs. Skills to respect and maintain professional boundaries with student-athletes. Familiarity with current NCAA Division I academic eligibility regulations and procedures related to initial eligibility of freshmen and transfers as well as NCAA progress toward degree rules for continuing students. Ability to learn complex NCAA Division I regulations quickly and accurately and educate student-athletes about rules and rule changes. Familiarity with current NCAA Division I rules related to athletic aid, amateurism, recruiting, ethical conduct, playing and practice seasons, and extra benefits. Skills to make initial assessment for appropriate campus or community referrals that enhance student-athlete success. Excellent verbal and written skills to express complex ideas and concepts clearly, concisely, and logically. Experience writing, editing, and proofreading to quickly and accurately produce emails, memos, reports, etc. Skills to multi-task and effectively manage daily work responsibilities including projects with overlapping deadlines and urgency. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Skills to meet deadlines set by the unit, campus, or NCAA. Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated experience designing and presenting effective programs to small and large groups. Project management and organizational skills to manage and deliver complex projects and programs on deadline and within budget and using initiative to prioritize, problem solve, and develop and implement solutions. Skills to collaborate, communicate, and function effectively as a high-performing member of a fast-paced work team. Understanding of the unique time constraints and pressures faced by NCAA Division I student-athletes. Skills to exercise independent judgment and operate with integrity in situations that present ethical dilemmas. Understanding of the multiple dimensions of identity of NCAA Division I student-athletes at a major research university and the ways in which dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and privilege impact the delivery of academic counseling services and holistic programming in a university setting. Demonstrated skills to provide guidance to student-athletes, parents, and coaches in emotionally charged or crisis situations. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills that enhance student success, persistence, and retention. Established computer skills to use e-mail, BANNER, and OASIS. Skills to design and produce spreadsheets, memos, reports, presentations and other materials using Word, Excel and Power Point. Skills to learn additional computer programs including FileMaker Pro and JumpForward. 

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in counseling psychology, student personnel, education, sport psychology, sport management, or related field. Ability to apply developmental psychology, student development, and career development theory to academic counseling with student-athletes that includes academic, personal and career decision-making. Knowledge and appreciation of issues faced by NCAA Division I student-athletes at the campus, conference, and national level. Knowledge of UC Davis policies and procedures, including policies related to orientation, registration, transfer, readmission, summer school, and financial aid. Knowledge of interpretations of current NCAA and conference bylaws and the application of those rules within the context of campus regulations. Ability to articulate the role of intercollegiate athletics within higher education and the unique transferable skills developed by NCAA Division I student-athletes. Knowledge to provide input to Director of Academic Services on issues with existing department, university, and NCAA policies and regulations as well as ability to suggest improvements.

Compensation:
$3,908.33 - $7,041.67/month

Appointment:
Full-time Career Appointment with Intercollegiate Athletics 

Applicant Deadline:
June 2, 2017


Application Procedure: To submit an application for Requisition Number 03019028 visit: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76545

 

The University of California, Davis is a research university, currently with more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The University of California, Davis sponsors 23 sports for men and women and is an NCAA D-I member with most sports competing in the Big West Conference. For more information about UC Davis Athletics please visit www.UCDavisAggies.com.

The University is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standard of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.