Direct, develop and administer a comprehensive youth activities program for children of all abilities. Oversee compliance and serve as the secondary advisor for sport club participants and volunteers. Supervise and provide development opportunities for 1-3 graduate assistants/interns and 90-100 student staff members. Work collaboratively with Campus Recreation and University Risk Management to ensure safe and effective programming. Reports directly to the Assistant Director for Sport Clubs & Youth Camps. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, student personnel, sport management, elementary education, sociology, psychology or related field plus 1 year of professional experience (2 year Graduate Assistantship = 1 year) developing and managing programs in a recreation setting required. Proficiency with computer software necessary. Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification or ability to obtain upon employment required. Hold or obtain Nebraska driver’s license and UNL Large Passenger Van Training or ability to obtain upon employment essential. Must have experience training and supervising college age employees.
About University of Nebrask-Lincoln Campus Recreation
The University of Nebraska, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. A member of the Association of American Universities, Nebraska is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctorate/Research Extensive university. A member of the University of Nebraska system, Nebraska serves as both the land-grant and the comprehensive public University for the State of Neb...raska. The current student enrollment is more than 26,000, with approximately 8,500 students living on campus in residence halls and Greek chapters. We offer 39 doctoral and 73 master’s degrees, and 235 undergraduate majors. Through University Studies, students can also create their own major.
Campus Recreation manages approximately 372,000 sq. ft. of indoor recreation facilities and 170 acres of outdoor recreation fields, basketball, sand volleyball and tennis courts on both City and East Campuses, as well as a Leadership Training Center and Challenge Ropes Course near the edge of the city. Units within the Campus Recreation organizational structure include: aquatics, business operations, external relations, facilities operation, fitness and wellness services, information technology, injury prevention and care, instructional programs, intramural and extramural sports, massage therapy, member services, outdoor recreation, sport clubs, and youth activities. Lincoln offers all the amenities of a midsize regional city of 250,000.
Ranked in the Top 10 in many quality of life, safety, environmental and other studies, Lincoln is a remarkably comfortable and friendly community. With more parkland per capita than any other city in the U.S. and an intricate trails network, Lincoln offers a wealth of outdoor diversions. Lincoln is also one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. Downtown Lincoln lies at the southern edge of UNL’s City Campus and is seasoned by coffee houses, theaters, specialty shops, and restaurants offering cuisines from around the world.