Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals
As part of the Division of Student Affairs and under the general direction of the Director of Recreation & Wellness, the Assistant Director of Recreation and Wellness provides support to the Division of Student Affairs and manages the day-to-day operations of Recreation & Wellness, particularly focused on Fitness and overall department program management (inclusive of Fitness Spaces and the Sports & Recreation complex), marketing, budget management and collaboration with other areas of Recreation & Wellness and departments on campus. This position provides leadership to Recreation & Wellness full-time and student staff who oversee campus programs and initiatives; which create educational and social opportunities for student involvement and leadership development. This position develops partnerships with academic departments, faculty, and other constituents including UW Seattle and UW Tacoma. The Assistant Director supports and consults with staff, faculty, and students independently when issues arise.
Supervise, recruit, train, advise and evaluate full-time professional and student staff
• Serve as primary supervisor to 2 Program Managers (Health Promotion and Outdoor Wellness)
• Recruit, train, and evaluate professional and student staff.
• Advise and supervise Fitness instructors, Health Educators Reaching Out (HERO's), Outdoor Wellness Leaders and other student positions reporting to Recreation and Wellness.
• Work with Director to develop, assess, and revise learning outcomes for professional staff, student staff, and the office.
Administrative and operations management
• Active involvement and oversight of reconciliation of Recreation and Wellness budgets from a variety of funding sources, including state funds and student fees.
• Plan, administer, and promote group fitness program, while aligning all classes and procedures to industry standard.
• Ensures that Recreation and Wellness is prepared for small and large scale emergencies – risk management.
• Plan, facilitate, and schedule staff meetings.
• Serve on Division of Student Affairs and University related committees; and work cooperatively with colleagues on campus and at other institutions.
• Stay abreast of best practices and network with colleagues via professional associations.
• Staff major events and programs, including campus events, for example, Convocation, Graduation, Student Housing, Move in, Orientation, etc.
• Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs & Director of Recreation and Wellness.
- Bachelor's Degree in Education, Administration and Supervision, Student Personnel Services, Counseling, or related field.
- At least three years of experience in the field of Recreation & Wellness or similar higher education fields.
- A demonstrated record of leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills.
- Experience supervising and mentoring student staff.
- Experience in fitness center program development.
- Experience in developing marketing initiatives.
- Demonstrated excellence in leadership and managerial skills and the capacity to supervise and lead staff.
- Ability to work with a diverse constituency.
- Master's Degree in Education, Administration and Supervision, Student Personnel Services, Counseling, or related field.
- Experience supervising professional staff or classified staff.
- Demonstrated experience with risk management and University policies.
- Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory and developing and creating student learning outcomes.
- Demonstrated experience developing student program and programming focused on learning and development.
- Familiarity with Fusion, OrgSync, or similar group management software platforms
The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research ...and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and almost half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands a river just north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.