The Director is responsible for providing leadership, management, and oversight of comprehensive data collection/analysis and monitoring applications with a focus on optimizing student-athlete performance. A primary role of the Director is contributing expertise to a team of professionals to assist with and support student-athlete health and safety through enhanced recovery and injury prevention/rehabilitation programs. This position will have a specific focus on football (American football) and involvement with other sports. The goal of the position is to manage programming designed to collect, coordinate, and analyze data and provide feedback and recommendations to the experienced staff in the varied areas of wellness and athletic performance. These areas include: student wellness, activity monitoring, performance analytics, sleep, recovery, nutrition, strength & conditioning, mental skills/sport psychology, athletic training, medical among other areas involved in optimizing student-athlete performance, health and safety. Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
The individual will be responsible for integrating the functions of numerous areas that support student-athlete wellness, performance and injury prevention, coordinating a high-performance team approach in a state of art athletic performance center. A primary responsibility is to strategically collect and analyze data collected from varied technologies employed to assist student-athletes to enhance training effects, recovery and optimize performance in collaboration with coaches, and other high-performance team members. The Director will coordinate a comprehensive sports performance program to assess and enhance student-athlete readiness, performance, and recovery for elite student-athletes. Successful candidates will demonstrate vision and leadership in strategic planning and the ability to manage competing priorities and diverse viewpoints among a highly experienced and successful staff.