The role of the Associate Director of Competitive Sports is to provide ethical leadership and strategic planning for the Club Sports, Intramural Sports and Summer Camp program to include; personnel management, budgeting, marketing, sponsorships, and interdepartmental collaborations. The Associate Director will provide guidance and mentorship for student clubs and officers, with focus on fiscal management, conflict resolution, travel planning, risk management, marketing, and leadership development. This position serves as the primary liaison between Club Sports, Intramural Sports, and facility operations while also developing new and unique program initiatives at both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses. The Associate Director provides primary oversight and program planning for the KSU Summer Camp program ensuring proper communications to all levels of the university and patrons, adequate training for all staff levels, personnel management, managing promotional efforts, managing registration process, budget management, and risk management.
As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check and MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See http://hr.kennesaw.edu/managers/docs/Credit_check_criteria.pdf and http://www.usg.edu/hr/manual/motor_vehicle_use for policy guidelines.
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of related work experience.
Master's preferred in Sports Management, Recreation Management, or similar degree program
American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
American Camp Director Certification
Experience with club sport and/or intramural sport programs at a university or similar environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with growing and redefining programs
Strong interpersonal skills
Proven experience with budgets, revenue generating programs and sponsorships
Proven ability to work through personnel issues and mentor full time staff through transitions and changes
Experience in professional staff development
Ability to anaylze data and make sound decisions and recommendations based on the data/feedback.
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and gradua...te degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.
Two Great Institutions – One World-Class University
On January 6, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University. This represents the USG’s fifth and largest consolidation in its continuing commitment to increase efficiencies and effectiveness to better serve students and the state.
The new Kennesaw State University combines the best from two of Georgia’s most respected institutions in higher education. A comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is a destination campus offering students a broad spectrum of quality academics, a growing and vibrant campus life, award-winning dining facilities, and a wide array of athletic offerings. With nationally ranked degrees in business, engineering and first-year programs, as well as premier teaching, nursing, architecture, science and math programs, the new Kennesaw State University is poised to become Georgia's next world-class institution.