The purpose of this position is to assist with the management of outdoor satellite facilities including the equipment, capital projects, policies and procedures, events, and personnel. The essential functions are as follows: •Hire, train, supervise, schedule, mentor and evaluate a part-time student staff to oversee the Caven Lacrosse and Sports Center at Clark Field, and the Charles Alan Wright Fields at the Berry M. Whitaker Sports Complex. •Oversee daily operations: monitor facility and equipment usage, coordinate Informal Recreation activities, conduct inspections and risk management assessments, develop and implement systems, and oversee maintenance and repair needs. •Provide on-site coordination of special events and RecSports’ programs: arrange services, coordinate set-up and take-down, provide event supervision, technical support and evaluation, operate equipment, and work with event sponsors in planning and conducting events. Assess overall success of events. •Develop, interpret, and apply policies and procedures as they relate to the use of facilities, and consult with and respond to participant questions and concerns. •Develop, recommend, and coordinate capital improvement projects, permanent equipment purchases, and equipment installations and repairs. •Research, purchase, inventory, and distribute sports equipment and supplies. •Serve on divisional and national committees and be involved in professional organizations. Participate in goal-setting and future direction planning, write proposals and give presentations, and keep abreast of developments in the recreational sports profession and issues on campus that affect the Division. •Serve in a back-up role for other Assistant Directors, and work on special projects and perform other tasks as assigned. Marginal or Incidental: Drive a University vehicle, and complete UT lift training. Application process: Please note that the division WILL NOT review resumes submitted through Bluefishjobs. Interested candidates should complete an online application at http://www.utexas.edu/hr/prospective/apply/. This is a security sensitive position. Conviction verification conducted on final candidates. The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Required qualifications: Master's degree in Recreation, Sports Administration, Student Personnel Administration or closely related field. Experience in a college-level recreational sports program. Experience in facility management, event coordination, personnel administration and/or managing recreation activities. Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and motivational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication, public relations, organizational and planning skills. Technical proficiency.Preferred qualifications: A two-year graduate assistantship in campus recreation that included a broad overview of facility management. Involvement with NIRSA, First Aid and CPR/AED certifications. Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent fringe benefits package. For more information about the Recreational Sports at The University of Texas at Austin, visit our web site at http://www.utrecsports.org.
About The University of Texas at Austin, Recreational Sports
Located in the capital of Texas, The University of Texas at Austin serves as the flagship of the UT system's 15 component institutions. UT Austin has a main campus of more than 350 acres and enrolls over 50,000 students, about 25 percent in graduate and professional programs. Founded in 1883, the University has a long and distinguished history and is considered to be one of the preeminent institut...ions of higher learning in the nation. Because of its high academic quality and relatively low cost, the University is consistently cited as one of the best values in American higher education by publications such as the Fiske Guide to Colleges, the Princeton Review and the Kiplinger Business Magazine.
The Division of Recreational Sports is an agency of Student Affairs and provides university students, faculty and staff with the opportunity to participate in a variety of recreational activities. Over 43,000 students participate in recreational sports activities annually, and each year its facilities record over 3.75 million hours of RecSports participation by students, faculty, staff and other affiliates. As one of the oldest and largest collegiate recreational sports programs in the nation, the Division of Recreational Sports employs 44 full-time and 1,000 part-time student positions annually. Recreational Sports professionals, support staff and student personnel work together to offer programs in intramurals, outdoor recreation, informal recreation, instructional, sport clubs and fitness/wellness. The Division manages 8 recreational facilities, encompassing more than 500,000 square feet of indoor and 40 acres of outdoor activity space.
The University of Texas at Austin ranks among the top employers in Austin and is the largest state government employer in the city with a total of over 3,000 faculty and 21,574 staff members. UT faculty and staff enjoy a comprehensive benefit package that includes access to medical and dental insurance, retirement planning, paid holidays and sick leave, as well as access to an array of services including recreational sports, libraries, museums, food service, entertainment events and continuing education programs.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.