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Sports Performance, Assistant Director Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75868
  • Pay Grade: P10
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Assistant Director
  • Family: Athletics
  • Function: Athletic Services


The Sports Performance, Assistant Director oversees staff who provide sports medicine, strength & conditioning, mental health and nutrition services to the Boise State University Intercollegiate Athletic Program.

Level Scope

Manages a large team typically consisting of both experienced professionals and subordinate Managers. Focuses on tactical and operational plans with short to mid-term focus; significant responsibility to achieve broadly stated goals through subordinate Managers. Determines objectives, directs programs, develops strategies and policies, manages human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a high degree of autonomy. Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead project or program teams in one department/job family. Proactively assesses risk to establish systems and procedures to protect organizational assets. Determines campus strategies for a program with campus wide impact.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and 5 years experience with 1 years managerial experience
  • Certification by the NATABOC & must meet standards for State of Idaho Licensure
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications (completed within first month of hire)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good knowledge and understanding of the NCAA rules and regulations regarding compliance issues
  • Ability to perform adequate and competent evaluations in regard to health status of student-athletes
  • High level of communication skills and ability to coordinate  members of the Sports Performance, Health and Wellness team.
  • Strong management and leadership skills, ability to grow and mentor the team.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Sports Performance, Assistant Director must:

  • Oversee one or multiple areas within the Sports Performance, Health and Wellness Department including Sports Medicine, Strength & Conditioning, Mental Health, and Nutrition for designated sports at Boise State University.
  • Complete all duties necessary as the athletic trainer for designated team/s, when necessary, including but not limited to injury prevention, management, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation strategies for chronic/high profile injuries and illness for student-athletes.
  • Oversee relationships with campus and community stakeholders including the Idaho Sports Medicine Institute.
  • Manages clinical programming & relationships with campus athletic training certified education programs.
  • Help develop and administer policy for outside providers and Sports Performance, Health and Wellness programs.
  • Oversee and enhance facility operations and improvements in assigned training facilities.
  • Oversee and enhance appropriate staffing in order to provide quality health care for Boise State University student-athletes.
  • Coordinate and maintain relationships with outside vendors to provide quality products and equipment that may affect all student-athletes at Boise State University.
  • Develop yearly budget requests for one or multiple areas within the Sports Performance, Health and Wellness Department.
  • Coordinate implementation of department wide policy in conjunction with department administration and the NCAA.
  • Assist in fundraising efforts for the Sports Performance, Health & Wellness program.

35% of Time the Sports Performance, Assistant Director

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Sports Performance, Assistant Director

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and requiring wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Ability to travel

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.