Assist in the management, development and direction of a university-wide campus recreation program that reflects the Christian values of California Baptist University.
1. Assist in the planning and implementation of comprehensive Campus Recreation programs. 2. Assist with the oversight of various intramural sports programs. 3. Assist with the training, supervision, and evaluation of Campus Recreation student workers. 4. Provide overall management of the department’s Outdoor Adventures and student equipment rental programs. 5. Assist in the development and maintenance of Campus Recreation policy and procedures. 6. Monitor and evaluate operational effectiveness and effect changes required for improvement. 7. Assist in the development and management of appropriate departmental budgets. 8. Assist in the planning and implementation of new student orientation programs. 9. Assist with the development and facilitation of student leadership training and classes. 10. Maintain scheduled office hours, with the requirement of a flexible schedule of availability at night and on weekends.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university, Master's degree preferred; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. - Ability to communicate a growing and dynamic Christian faith, which is naturally communicated through words and actions. - Ability to demonstrate knowledge and practice of student development theory. - Ability to confront inappropriate behavior. - Ability to be empathetic to the needs of a culturally diverse student body. - Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. - A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general office methods, procedures and practices. - Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects. - Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position. - Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate professional staff graduate assistants, student employees, and/or volunteers. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body. - Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. - Strong organizational skills and detail oriented. - Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events. - Knowledge of standard budgeting and expenditure control procedures and documentation. - Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
California Baptist University is a Christian institution founded by Southern Baptists to serve the world. As such, the University community provides an accepting, caring Christian atmosphere in which the growth of individuals is enhanced by spiritual formation, personal development, vocational preparation, and a sound academic liberating education. In the midst of the pursuit of truth, individua...ls are encouraged to investigate, practice, and refine their aesthetic, moral, social, and spiritual values in order to prepare themselves to make substantial contributions to the cause of Christ as skilled professionals, thinking citizens, and educated people.
California Baptist University seeks to express its liberal arts philosophy in many ways, including the co-curricular programs sponsored by the Recreation Programs department. For this reason, the University is committed to pursue, in a rigorous manner, the development of purposeful programming that genuinely seeks to foster a challenging and supportive learning environment in which students realize their potential to become instruments of change in the world. The Recreation Programs Graduate Assistant should be committed to this same vision.