This position provides leadership and performs organizational duties to assure the successful operation of a comprehensive collegiate Intramural Sports and Sports Club program. This Assistant Director is to conduct activity programming; personnel recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluating graduate and undergraduate personnel; student development and assessment; budget development and administration; interpretation and application of university policies and procedures; collaboration with colleges and departments throughout Academic and Student Affairs, Athletics, and Business and Finance; and participation in and promotion of Campus Recreation and Wellness Subdivision programs, activities, and events. Coordinate and oversee facility related problems and repairs with the Associate Director of Facilities. Provide Leadership for Campus Recreation student staff and assist in the development of opportunities for student success.
Develop, promote, administer, and evaluate Club Sports teams program. Oversee the financial management (budgeting, allocations, fundraising, and tracking expenses.) for individual club sport teams within University policy and procedures. Approve all club travel and corresponding travel expenses. Maintain an accurate inventory of all university club equipment. Prepare, submit, and monitor, and annual budget. Oversee the departmental and individual university club co-op accounts. Assist clubs in securing practice facilities; and planning and implementation of hosting successful special events and tournaments utilizing UNO and Metro Omaha athletic and recreation facilities. Coordinate evening and weekend operations of the Sport Club program including scheduling student staff, team relations, and set-up and management of facilities used during Club Sport practices and events. Familiarization with national governing bodies of various sports.
Develop and implement an on-going student leader (club officers) training program that advises students on required University policies and procedures related to the management of each club. Such topics and issues include; travel guidelines and arrangements, event and risk management procedures, approved procurement practices, facility scheduling, first aid, and documentation requirements.
Develop, promote, administer, and evaluate all aspects of the Intramural Sports program. Oversee the financial management for the Intramural Sports program including payroll, purchasing of equipment and awards, securing officials training aids and uniforms, maintaining an accurate inventory of all appropriate equipment/items, and preparing, submitting, and monitoring an annual budget. Program leagues, tournaments, and one day Intramural Sports events. This includes league, facility, supervisory, and officiating scheduling. Coordinate with Campus Facilities Staff and Campus Security.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, evaluate, and develop, a graduate assistant, 1-2 student program assistants, 4-6 student sport supervisors, 18-20 student sports officials, and 1-2 Sport Club student support staff. Monitor and confirm hours worked and assess student learning.
Serve as member of Campus Recreation Central Staff Leadership Team and Wellness Subdivision Risk Management committee. Assist in the development of joint programs, policies, and procedures for the operation of Campus Recreation. Complete departmental administrative duties including reports, budgets, purchasing, and statistics. Participate in programs and services offered in the Wellness Center.
Serve on University, Division and Subdivision committees. Collaborate on associated programs and seek opportunities for academic partnerships.
Represent the University to various community, state, regional and national organizations; and stay current in industry practices, trends, and technologies.
Equivalent with experience.
Qualifications and Experience
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, or related field.
Demonstrated experience in sports officiating for flag football, basketball, soccer, volleyball and floor hockey.
Previous experience training sport officials.
Demonstrated experience in formatting leagues and bracketing.
Familiarity with sport liability and risk management.
Proven ability to serve as a mentor for Sport Clubs officers, coaches or team captains
Preferred Education: Master’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, or related field.
Required Experience: One year full-time, administrative experience in campus or municipality competitive recreation (NOTE: 2 years Graduate Assistantship = 1 year full-time experience.)
Required License/Certification: CPR w/AED and First Aid Instructor certified or certified shortly after time of hire
Additional Salary Information: Pay:
Equivalent with experience. Benefits available.
University of Nebraska Omaha is urban campus located in the largest city in Nebraska with the metro area having a population of around 750,000.
The University of Nebraska Omaha: The University of Nebraska Omaha is one of four campuses comprising the University of Nebraska system and has been a source of quality higher education since 1908. Offering a broad-ranged graduate and undergraduate cu...rricula, UNO grants 95 baccalaureate, 66 masters programs, and 6 doctoral programs through its seven colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Continuing Studies, Education, Fine Arts, Graduate Studies and Research, and Public Affairs and Community Service.
Campus Recreation: Campus Recreation, a department within Academic and Student Affairs is aligned administratively within the School of HPER and the College of Education. Responsibilities of the Campus Recreation staff include planning, directing, organizing, and scheduling recreational programs for the University Community. Campus Recreation is also responsible for operating the 240,000 square foot HPER Building.
Major programs include: Aquatics, Fitness/Wellness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Recreation,“Mav Kids” Youth Programs, Injury Prevention & Care, and Special Events.
Facilities: HPER Building
$38.6 million renovation completed in October 2010 increased the size of the building to 240,000 square feet. Houses School of Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) and Campus Recreation Features:
Four multi-use courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis.
MAC Court for indoor soccer, lacrosse and etc.
22 Hot Tub
1/8 mile Elevated Jogging Track with 3 lanes
North Fitness Center – 6,000 square feet
South Fitness Center – 7,500 square feet
Three Multi-Purpose/Group Ex. Rooms – two of 2,000 sq. ft. and one of 1,500 sq. ft.
Indoor Cycling Room – 1,000 sq. ft.
See more facility information at: http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/facilities.php