Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Intramural and Club Sports responsible for the overall administration of the Intramural and Club Sports program. Intramural sports responsibilities include coordination of student officials; selection, scheduling, administration of intramural activities; administering the day to day operations of the intramural program, and the formulation and revision of intramural policies and operating procedures. For Club Sports, the Assistant Director will oversee scheduling of 30+ active clubs with travel and practice needs, risk management training procedures, training of officers, and allocations of funding based on established criteria. The Assistant Director is responsible for fostering an environment for diversity, inclusion and outreach through both programs and services offered.
Additional Department Summary: The Assistant Director supervises two (2) full-time coordinators and one (1) half-time graduate assistant as well as student employees. The position works toward leadership development and ensures student-friendly processes and procedures. Competitive Sports provides structured programming options through Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs for students during the evening hours to enhance their healthy choices. Through extensive employment and training of the student assistants, the Competitive Sports program is a catalyst for student leadership development and the enhancement of citizenship characteristics in participants.
Responsible for completing required training related to UA policies/procedures and laws/regulations that create a more hospitable and respectful workplace and safer work environment.
Responsible for holding staff accountable for completion of required training. Has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures.
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday hours vary due to Intramural games.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in recreation, health and physical education, college personnel, sports administration, sports management or other relevant field and at least four (4) years of relevant experience; or Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field and at least five (5) years of relevant experience; or Master's degree in a relevant field and at least two (2) years of relevant experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain within two (2) months of employment.
Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of personal computers and standard software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet applications, database management, etc.). Progressive experience, knowledge, and understanding of officiating and applying rules of various sports. Exemplary organizational background and understanding of the diverse needs of established and emerging club sports.
Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications: Any National Federation Officiating Certification or Registration would be preferred. Experience with special fitness and health and recreational sports software. Master's degree and five years of directly-related experience in a collegiate campus recreation program.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Additional Salary Information: Pay Grade/Pay Range: 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 43887.96 Midpoint - $ 63648.00 Start date negotiable. Excellent benefits, vacation, and holidays (including Spring Break) for more information visit http://hr.ua.edu/.