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Event Management: Equipment Manager
Equipment Manager - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy,delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!
 
Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative people. The Equipment Manager reports to the Equipment Director and will be responsible for working on all aspect of apparel and related equipment for the Fighters, Cut men, Corner men, The Ultimate Fighter participants, Octagon Girls and other related fight participants as necessary.  The Equipment Manager will handle the day to day operations of the The Ultimate Fighter domestic productions including 2-a-days laundry. This position will have specific responsibility within the on-going management of product ordering, distribution and maintenance of inventory. This role will interact with Operations, Fighter Relations, Sponsorship, Events, Fighters, Octagon Girls and outside vendors, suppliers and contractors.

Responsibilities:

In-Octagon

1.      Assists in ensuring the execution of the contract provisions with all In-Octagon partners.

2.      Maintains apparel and related equipment inventory.

3.      Manages the day-to-day receipt and distribution of all apparel and related equipment to and from the suppliers, events, and television productions.

4.      Launders, cleans, and repairs all apparel and related equipment.

5.      Takes inventory and communicates ordering needs for all apparel and related equipment.

6.      Travels to and from events and productions to manage the delivery, distribution, and presentation of apparel and related equipment to the Athletes and other support roles.

7.      Collaborates with licensees as directed.

TUF Production

8.      Collaborates with on-site TUF production team to provide apparel needs for all Athletes, Coaches, and auxiliary staff as necessary.

9.      Launders, repairs, and manages alterations for all production talent.

10.      Takes inventory and communicates product needs and changes for future productions.

Skills & Experience:

1.      Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent education or experience.

2.      5+ years of experience in sports business, retail, licensing, consumer products, or a related business. Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a professional or college locker room.

3.      Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

4.      Willingness to work and travel early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays.

5.      Clearance of criminal background check and drug screening.

6.      Must live in or relocate to Las Vegas, NV.

7.      AEMA certification preferred.

8.      Basic understanding of apparel and equipment-related production timelines.

9.      Ability to obtain passport and travel internationally.

Zuffa conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings.

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What experience do you have working in a similar position?
2. What specifically interests you about this position?


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Event Management: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Director, Sport Science - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

Position Summary:

At the UFC Performance Institute (UFCPI) we deliver performance-impacting physical preparation, sport science, and medical services to the worlds best MMA and combat athletes.  Our core values are aligned to maximizing the health & wellbeing of UFC athletes, and to support athletes and coaches optimize their training, preparation, and ultimately performances in the octagon.

Within the UFCPI interdisciplinary team, the Director of Sport Science will play a critical role in the delivery of frontline support to elite MMA athletes.  The Director will manage and coordinate an extensive portfolio of sports science technologies and applications that are aligned to support and impact the health and performance of combat athletes.  Through the management of identified high priority sports science projects and interventions, the Director of Sports Science will provide expert solutions, advice and guidance to coaches, athletes, and the wider MMA community.  The Director will be required to demonstrate expertise in the assessment and monitoring of a variety of critical physical and physiological parameters; including cardiovascular function, cognition, biological markers, neuromuscular activity, strength and power diagnostics, and factors relating to recovery and regeneration.  Central to Director of Sports Science role will be the need to undertake extensive data handling, the aggregation of data and management of appropriate databases, and the ability to undertake rigorous data analytics in order to address key performance questions.  The Director of Sports Science will be required to be technically proficient in operating fundamental technologies within the facility, but will also be required to work independently on large scale data processing tasks that will be aligned to influence and inform the day-to-day operational strategies and approaches to programming that conducted within the institute.

The Director of Sports Science will be required to lead the development and delivery of key projects in collaboration with the Vice President of Performance and the other UFCPI staff.  As required, the Director of Sports Science will conduct bespoke research projects to directly address key questions/hypotheses relating to athlete health, wellbeing and performance enhancement.   Working as a key team member, this position will work side-by-side with respective Directors of Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, and the medical services to support the delivery of technical solutions focused on athlete development.  The position will also work with team members to develop and deliver educational workshops and learning experiences that support the ongoing development of MMA as a sport.  This individual will experience a variety of working environments, and will be required to proactively collaborate and seek optimal cross-discipline initiatives within the Performance Institute.

Responsibilities:

1.      Direct sport science activities at the UFCPI with the objective of supporting athlete health, wellness, and performance.

2.      Undertake identified high priority sport science projects and conduct bespoke research activities in order to directly address key performance questions.

3.      Collaborate with other staff members on sports science applications that inform working practices and provide expert solution to technical priorities and needs.

4.      Conduct the maintenance, calibration and upkeep of sport science equipment and technologies within the UFCPI.

5.      Develop third-party relationships and form strategic partnerships with industry leaders in sport science.

6.      Conduct the management of appropriate databases and undertake data analytics and interrogation of objective metrics.

7.      Generate reports and data feedback mechanisms that promote the dissemination of data and performance insights.

8.      Present and communicate with a variety of senior personnel, technical directors, coaches and athletes.

9.      Understand the theory, research and scientific applications as they relate to elite level MMA athletes.

Skills & Experience:

1.      Post Graduate Degree in Exercise Science or other related curriculum required.

2.      5+ years of high-level technical management experience in sport science and research.

3.      Previous experience working effectively in a high performance environment with elite athletes and coaches.

4.      Personal or professional experience in combat or contact sport is preferred, but not required.

5.      Knowledge and experience of sport science technologies and innovation.

6.      The ability to perform sport science research and projects independently, and to apply the findings of that research.

7.      Experience undertaking large-scale data analytics and the interrogation of objective performance metrics.

8.      Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and oral, that can motivate behavioral change and to have a positive impact on performance.

9.      Ability to communicate complex data in terms that are easily understood by a wide range of audiences.

10.  Understanding of existing evidence-based research, and the implementation of new research areas to enhance the sport, athletes, and coaches.

11.  A dynamic personality who is highly motivated to collaborate with others

12.  A willingness to entertain new ideas, seize challenges that arise in a positive frame of mind, and an open mindedness to facilitate innovative approaches to sport science.

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Event Management: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Physical Therapy Manager - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Position Summary:

At the UFC Performance Institute (UFC PI) we deliver performance-impacting physical preparation, sport science, and medical services to the world’s best MMA and combat athletes. Our core values are aligned to maximizing the health & wellbeing of UFC athletes, and to support athletes and coaches optimize their training, preparation, and ultimately performances in the octagon.

Aligned with the overall strategy of the UFC and the UFC Performance Institute (UFC PI) the Manager of Physical Therapy will work with the Director of Physical Therapy to provide elite level physical therapy services to the athletes of UFC PI UFC PI. Additionally, this role will collaborate to develop best in class injury prevention, rehabilitation guidelines and return to play protocols for MMA athletes.

Responsibilities:

1.      Provision of elite level sports physical therapy services including evaluations, program planning and treatments that include manual, myofascial, modality and therapeutic exercise interventions.

2.      Integration of physical therapy services into a multi-disciplinary model of care that includes strength and conditioning, nutrition and mental services

Participates in -establishing physical therapy care guidelines and return to play protocols.

3.      Participates, and assists in the development of support systems to aid in athlete assessments, and data collection and management.

4.      Cultivates relationships with athletes, coaches, and gyms to distribute evidence-based relevant information.

5.      Participates in on-going training with athletes, coaches, and UFC PI staff members to ensure continued professional development and adherence to professional codes of conduct.

6.      Performs other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as requested by the Director of Physical Therapy to establish a world class performance facility.

Skills & Experience:

1.      Post Graduate Degree in Physical Therapy required.

2.      3+ years of working with professional, high level collegiate/amateur or tactical athletes in an integrated performance environment preferred.

3.      Current state physical therapy licensure in good standing within the U.S.A. required.  Demonstrate ability to obtain Nevada state board physical licensure is required. 

4.      Awareness and proven ability to effectively collaborate with strength & conditioning staff on both prevention, rehabilitation and return to performance efforts.

5.      Credentials focused on sport performance and sport rehab such as SCS, CSCS and ATC are highly preferred.

6.      Certifications in manual physical therapy and soft tissue/myofascial techniques are highly preferred

7.      Professional experience in contact sports required, combat sports preferred.

8.      Understanding of the demands of the MMA sport (i.e. physical, physiology, gender-specific, weight categories, weight management, travel requirements, etc.).

9.      Understanding of existing evidence-based research, and the implementation of new research areas to enhance the sport, athletes, and coaches.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.      Requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Additionally the ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols is necessary.

2.      Frequently required to sit, talk and hear.

3.      Must have the ability to use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

4.      Ability to reach with hands and arms.

5.      Occasionally lift and/or move large or heavy objects.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*        This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an Employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.  Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced, or delegated by Management to meet the business needs of the company. 

*        Employee is required to sign this document in the space provided below acknowledging receipt and comprehension of this job description. 

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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