The Recreation Department at the University of California- Santa Barbara is looking for an energetic, student focused professional to join our team.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Fitness, Wellness, and Special Programs, the Gaucho REC Coordinator is responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, and the general supervision of the Recreation Department’s noncredit instructional and recreational classes for students, staff, faculty, and community members. Plans, organizes and implements a quarterly schedule of noncredit instructional and recreational classes serving students, faculty, staff and community members across a myriad of disciplines. Provides vision, leadership, and strategic direction to the Gaucho REC, Group Fitness, Cycle, Mind/body programs. Sets program procedures and approves class offerings/schedules. Facilitates the scheduling of space for these activities, hires and manages the instructors, works with the marketing team to ensure these programs are effectively marketed to the UCSB community, handles all comments/complaints from participants, and regularly evaluates the effectiveness/profitability of these programs. Assists with the management and coordination of the summer youth camps.
NOTES: Applications through Bluefishjobs can not be accepted. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20170060 Although this position is open until filled, for full consideration applications should be received by March 3, 2017.
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Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years experience managing group fitness classes required. Demonstrated ability to hire, train and manage part time staff. Occasional night and weekend work is required. Strong office administration and organization skills. Ability to use basic computer programs including Office Suite products. Satisfactory completion of a fingerprint background check. Mandated reporting requirements of child abuse.
Preferred: Bachelors degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or a related field preferred. Masters degree preferred. Five years progressive experience in Campus Recreation or related recreation field preferred. Strong business acumen to develop new and creative programming that can bring in additional revenue streams to Recreation programs. Experience with a recreation member management software is preferred.
With over 23,000 students UC Santa Barbara provides a flourishing campus life, enhanced by its proximity to the eclectic cultural and recreational activities of the greater Santa Barbara community. Located 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles, the 1,000+ acre campus sits atop a majestic bluff on the Pacific Ocean, bordered by the Santa Ynez Mountains.
The Department of Recreation at UC Santa Barb...ara is committed to creating a healthy and welcoming campus environment for all students, faculty, staff and community members.The department seeks to promote an active, balanced lifestyle that contributes to the development of the social, emotional and physical skills essential to long-term health and wellbeing. Quality and innovation are guiding principles in all programming and student development efforts. We strive to be an industry leader in environmental conservation and sustainability.
Offering a wide variety of activities, programs, services and facilities for students, faculty/staff & the community, Recreation is where Gauchos "Find Their Fit" since 1964.
Department facilities include: The Recreation Center and Aquatics Complex, Events Center, Robertson Gymnasium, Tennis Courts (20), Storke Field, Sand Volleyball Courts (2), Recreation Center Fields, Lacrosse Pit, Campus Pool, Santa Barbara Harbor Sailing Facility, Softball Field, Caesar Uyesaka Baseball Stadium, Cachuma Lake Rowing Facility and Harder Stadium.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.