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(Expired) Player Support Coordinator

2 months ago by UCI

Irvine (California), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Coaching

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Player Support

  • Promote a culture of preparation such that players focus on practice, sleep, nutrition, stress, and overall readiness to play.
  • Work with managers and coaches to manage scholarship contracts and track player responsibilities including workouts, solo queue, GPA, streaming, community services, and other requirements.
  • Coordinate workouts and meetings with team fitness trainer and psychologist.
  • Work with players and coaches to schedule classes around target practice times.
  • Work with sponsors and vendors to ensure players have peripherals and apparel.
  • Connect players to research opportunities and help the team meet research commitments.
  • Work with players on personal and professional development, connecting them with opportunities through the program.
  • Work with team staff on team expectations, mentorship, and conflict resolution.
  • Celebrate milestones and birthdays.
  • Engage with parents and families of players.
  • Coordinate team travel including transportation, lodging, visas, etc.
  • Coordinate with content creators (videography, social media, streamers) to highlight players and teams.
  • Work with social media to highlight players and teams and program accomplishments.

Job Essential Function 2

Percent of Time: 20%

Event Planning

  • Manage all staff travel and entertainment.
  • Plan quarterly team bonding activities.
  • Help coordinate tryouts.
  • Plan program events like Fall Kick-Off, retreats, end-of-year banquets, etc.

Job Essential Function 3

Percent of Time: 30%

Administrative Support

  • Process financial transactions for the program.
  • Manage the UCI Esports Industry Advisory Board.
  • Manage the UCI Esports Advisory Board.
  • Manage and work with relevant intern staff, supervising projects and providing professional development.

Job Essential Function 4

Percent of Time: 20%


  • Manage and maintain UCI Esports Interest Form.
  • Identify and engage with potential recruits, sharing program and admissions information with them online and through tours.
  • Develop and execute recruitment strategy, including identifying target individuals, outreach, and working recruitment events.



  • Bachelor's Degree; or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • At least 2 years of event coordination experience.
  • Knowledge of the collegiate esports landscape, culture, and community.
  • Understanding of UCI campus resources.
  • Demonstrated self-starter.
  • Experience managing teams and understanding of conflict resolution principles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization, and calendar management.
  • Coordinate team travel (including international) and attend conferences, tournaments, and other events.
  • Experience with student professional development and providing mentorship.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software, Google tools, major social media platforms, and Discord.
  • Exceptional ability to project manage, think backwards, and plan outcomes.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Deep knowledge of the esports and gaming industry and or have existing professional relationships with tournament operators, production studios, and game publishers and developers.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and relationship management skills.
  • Basic software skills: CRM, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote or similar programs.
  • Travel to conferences, tournaments and trade shows (weekends may be required).
  • A native grasp of esports culture and lingo.
  • A network of esports and general gaming connections.

In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-5210.

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