Primary Purpose of the Position: The Assistant Director of Competitive Sports-Campus Recreation, serves on the department professional leadership team and assists the Director with the operational, financial and personnel functions of the Campus Recreation department; serves as the supervising administrator for Competitive Sports (Intramurals, Club Sports). Reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation, the Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating the programming operations, staffing, and risk management for the program as well as the student development initiatives related to programming. The Assistant Director is also responsible for the collaborative effort with the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership to manage the outdoor adventure program. In addition, the Assistant Director is responsible for all student staff associated with programming and operations. Responsible for growing activity offerings in line with university needs and industry trends.
Position Reports to: Director of Campus Recreation
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for the planning and development of all intramural sports programs and special events. Recruiting, selecting, training, scheduling, evaluating, disciplining and supervising intramural supervisors and officials. Night and weekend activity supervision.
Responsible for the advisement, fiscal concerns and scheduling of Sports Club Program.
Maintaining intramural, outdoor recreation, and sports club equipment. Collecting and maintaining accurate records of participation and other pertinent data. Assist in the development and management of departmental budget. Develop annual program and personal goals. Support and attend co-sponsored events as needed. Serve on appropriate university committees.
Participate as a member of the Student Affairs Division through attendance at regularly scheduled departmental and divisional meetings, retreats, and events. Accept other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Recreation.
Program Management • Provide leadership and oversight in the development and operation of recreation programming for the Competitive Sports Program. • Review and evaluate programs, activities and services to ensure user satisfaction, student development outcomes and that appropriate risk management precautions and procedures are in place.
Personnel Management • Responsible for direct supervision of student staff, including recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, development, and discipline. • Provide managerial and leadership experiences to student staff in various aspects of program development, facility operations, and risk management.
Fiscal Accountability • Provide assistance in the preparation, presentation, and implementation of the department budget to include managing and meeting expense and revenue goals. • Assist with long-term planning and forecast of recreational and programming equipment replacement.
Educational Requirements Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Physical Education or a related field. Preferred: Master’s degree in Sports Administration, Exercise Science, Student Affairs Leadership, or related field.
Experience Employee should have at least two years professional or graduate assistantship experience in intramural sports and/or recreational services in a higher education setting or related field with particular emphasis on a student development driven program, during which time the applicant has acquired and demonstrated the ability to perform the essential duties of the position.
Other Skills: Outstanding written, verbal and technological communication skills. Experience and success with publicity and marketing of events as well as an understanding of social media data collection and trends. Enthusiasm and passion to work with students leaders in support of their campus recreation experience. A commitment to shaping environments in which students are trained and mentored as campus leaders, through education and training for organizations and committee members. CPR, AED and First Aid certification will be required within one month from the date of hire. Knowledge of NIRSA standards and guidelines. Ability to work evening and weekend hours as well as the ability to coordinate and attend out of town student and professional conferences.
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