The Campus Recreation Director of Boating serves as the primary administrator for all aspects of the boating program at the City of Newport Beach's Marina Park facility. Duties assigned to this position include, but are not limited to the following: responsible for planning and developing and administering all aspects of the boating program including setting policies and procedures, developing and scheduling classes and events for sailing, kayaking and stand up paddling. Specific duties include: budget analysis; development and administration of programming areas; identifying, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff; developing course curriculum and teaching methods and standards; oversee maintenance, storage, purchasing and use of all sailing and boating equipment; assist with promoting and marketing classes and events; review and development of Risk Management plans; development of participant and staff instructional and training manuals. Additional duties include serving as the liaison to the City of Newport Beach collaborative Sailing program; assist in developing and managing a long term relationship with the City of Newport Beach as well as researching and developing other opportunities for UCI involvement in additional programs within the Newport Harbor.
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Required: BA/BS in Physical Education, Recreation or related field with 2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Strong sailing and boating skills.
Demonstrated successful experience with dinghy, keelboat, small powerboats, kayaks and stand up paddleboards.
Thorough knowledge of safety and liability considerations related to operation of a sports and activity program in boating environment and the ability to adapt programs as needed.
Knowledge and skill in the nature of boating instruction and activities including safety, personnel,and programs.
Experience teaching sailing and other boating programs in a structured program.
Demonstrated ability to select and administer safe activities that meet departmental objectives.
Demonstrated understanding of risk management policies and procedures
Strong communication skills, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to make informative presentations to a variety of groups
Ability to write grants and successfully maintain the current Boating Safety grant
Knowledge of boat maintenance, repairs, and all related equipment
Demonstrated successful experience managing budgets including the ability to maximize program profits and develop creative means to add new program funding.
Effective interpersonal skills to interact with students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, peers, and the community.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively interact with people from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds
Ability to interpret university, department and city policies and procedures with regard to utilization of staffing and programming.
Skill in working independently to develop program objectives and methodology in attaining those objectives.
Skill in mediating conflicts, protests and disputes related to recreation programs.
Proficiency in standard computer skills.
Recognized CPR/1st Aid/AED certification
Desired: Master's degree in Physical Education, Recreation or related field and two years of related experience, or equivalent level of education/experience.
Competitive sailing experience.
Successful experience working with community organizations and developing joint programs or events with non-campus agencies.
United States Sailing Association Instructor certification or comparable professional boating certification.
Internal Number: 2018-0088
About UC Irvine
UC Irvine is one of ten campuses in the University of California system. UCI is nationally and internationally recognized for the high quality of its students, faculty, and programs. The Irvine campus is located 6 miles from the Pacific Ocean approximately half way between Los Angeles and San Diego. The University has an ethnically diverse student population of 26,000 and a growing on-campus residential community.
Campus Recreation operates within the umbrella of the Department of Student Affairs. The Campus Recreation staff consists of enthusiastic and team-oriented professionals who operate out of an ten-year-old 120,000 square foot Student Recreation Center. The Recreation Center includes 20,000 square feet of strength and cardio room, two gymnasiums, five multi-use activity rooms, state-of–the-art Demonstration Kitchen, Babysitting Room, Juice Bar, an indoor track, a 36’ high rock climbing wall, racquetball courts, a swimming pool, and locker rooms. The adjacent Sports Field Complex consists of softball, soccer, and flag football fields; a Club Sport field; tennis courts; basketball courts; roller hockey rink; and a ropes course.