The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school’s academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 31 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.
The Youth Activities Manager is focused on achieving the following results for the Division of Athletics and Recreation:
Lead, manage and report upon youth activities programming efforts within the Division of Athletics & Recreation including PASS Camp, School Days Off, Birthday Parties, Field Trips and other programs as assigned. Programming is to be managed to the core values of the Ritchie Center with an emphasis on safety, service, quality, sales, and accountability.
Identify, implement and execute new trends and ideas that keep youth activities programs current for the customer to maintain high retention rates and new sales.
Deliver an exceptional customer experience to all visitors of the Ritchie Center by managing front line and programmatic interactions. These include parking, facility entry and access, transaction experience, facility quality, communication, safety, and overall customer service.
Planning: Responsible for planning all aspects of youth programming.
Safety and Risk Management: Ensure all staff members in the youth programs area are CPR/First Aid/AED/Concussion certified and hold appropriate industry certifications or licenses prior to working their first shift.
Personnel Management: Recruit, interview and hire youth programs personnel as needed. This includes verification and submittal of all necessary hiring documents prior to employment start date for all student, non-student and work study staff.
Program/Event Execution: Responsible for overall administration of youth programs and events.
Customer Service: Model excellence in all customer interactions to serve as an example for other divisional full and part time staff.
Other/Job Specific: Develop and maintain relationships with DU Varsity coaches, schools and local youth sports organizations for the benefit University of Denver youth programs.
Professionalism: Communicate effectively and appropriately to all patrons, staff members, potential customers, and colleagues or professional contacts.
CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood Borne Pathogen; Concussion Training within first two weeks of hire.
3-5 years working youth sports or youth recreation.
Minimum 1-2 years supervisory experience.
CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood Borne Pathogen Instructor.
4-8 years working in youth sports or youth recreation.
Early Childhood Physical Education experience.
Youth Sport Program experience.
Knowledge Systems Knowledge in RecTrac and EBMS.
To be coordinated with supervisor.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Monday, January 15, 2018.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact Michael Simon at Michael.Simon@du.edu
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The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
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