Administrates and operates the wellness, recreation, and fitness components of the University Recreation Department. Responsible for providing top-level administrative skills in the daily planning, development, and operation of a comprehensive collegiate recreation program.
• Supervises, leads, and manages the university recreation department staff and the day to day operational activities of its associated facilities. • Directs all financial operations including but not limited to revenue generation, purchases, and vendor expenses. • Manages facility utilization priority with regard to recreation, camps, rental, and special events. • Supervises facility maintenance, cleanliness, functionality, and safety. • Develops and supervises budget preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation. • Implements and oversees intramurals, club sports, group fitness, rock wall, and aquatics programs. • Establishes long and short term goals as well as conducts strategic planning. • Develops, implements, and executes departmental policies and procedures. • Directs compliance with University policies and regulations. • Represents the department in official functions, meetings, conferences, and committees. • Develops and cultivates relationships with departments, agencies, and other organizations. • Performs related duties as required.
Five (5) years of experience in the operation and management of a recreational facility, including knowledge in marketing, managing exercise programs, overseeing pool operations and intramurals and club sports.
Preferred: Experience with fitness equipment as well as exercise and fitness methods and trends. Experience with facility maintenance and maintenance methods.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
A New University with a Long HistoryThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American and, for the first time, makes it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the... University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.Our new university will also be home to a School of Medicine and will transform Texas and the nation by becoming a leader in student success, teaching, research, and health care. UTRGV will enroll its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine will open in 2016.UT Brownsville and UT Pan AmericanThe shared history of The University of Texas Pan American and The University of Texas at Brownsville goes back to 1927, when Edinburg College was founded. In 1973, Pan American opened a second campus in Brownsville, which later became an independent institution of The University of Texas System in 1991. Over the years, the missions and the identities of these great institutions have continually evolved to serve the communities of the Rio Grande Valley.Now, the evolution and connection between these two institutions is coming full circle as UT Brownsville and UT Pan American are being established as a single, new university and medical school, with a single, new identity—The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.