Syracuse University is seeking a visionary Director of Recreation Services to lead a team of recreational professionals to manage, promote and facilitate the opening and ongoing service provision of a new recreational facility opening Fall 2019. This position will be ultimately responsible for leadership of all services, programs, facilities and staff within the Department of Recreation Services. Recreation Services serves the entire Syracuse University Community and will be connected both functionally and physically within a new larger wellness facility complex housing departments serving the health, well-being and wellness needs of our student community.
Master's degree in recreation, physical education, sports management, business administration or related field is necessary.
Experience (approximately 5 years' experience in the field required)
Demonstrated ability to organize and direct recreation programs
Demonstrated ability to manage staff and facilities
Budget planning and interpretation skills
Ability to collaborate with diverse constituencies in a shared governance environment
Data management and computing skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Syracuse University offers an excellent benefit package that includes tuition, retirement, comprehensive health care plan, paid vacation, and the opportunity for continued professional development.
For a position description and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com, (#033894). Cover letter, resume and list of professional references must be attached. The position will remain open until the position is filled.