University of Wisconsin-Madison - Division of Recreational Sports
February 20, 2018
Starting at 47000.00
Full Time - Entry Level
Facility Management, Special Events
4 Year Degree
The Division of Recreational Sports is looking for highly innovative, passionate, motivated, energetic, and team-oriented people who will work hard to inspire campus to PLAY HARD. GET FIT. LIVE WELL. We aim to not only be on the cutting-edge of recreational trends, but to be out front, setting the standards. In March 2014, our division passed a $236-million referendum to construct two new recreation centers and two new outdoor turf playfields. We value the contributions and perspectives of everyone on our team as we build the future of campus recreation at Wisconsin. With our first recreation center expected to open in the 2019-2020 academic year, you will be encouraged to share your previous experiences and ideas for how we can deliver the best services and programs to campus.
Besides our talented, innovative, fun-loving staff, there are many other reasons to consider joining our team. We value the whole college experience and believe that recreation plays an integral role in the current and future success of our students. We trust our team’s experiences and education, and we encourage employees to pursue new ideas and think outside the box. New team members have the opportunity to make a difference starting their first day on the job.
Overall, we are committed to the professional development of our employees and hope to provide a meaningful experience to our students as well as our professional staff. We lead based on strengths and will provide opportunities for professional development, including NIRSA, Region III Lead-On, B1G, and other conferences related to your professional goals.
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Facility scheduling, events, rentals, and record-keeping throughout all recreational facilities and spaces, including the future southeast recreation facility, Natatorium/Gym Unit II, Camp Randall Sports Center, Nielsen Tennis Stadium, Lathrop Hall and all outdoor spaces. This includes Rec Sports events and programming; open recreation, Kinesiology, Athletics, and internal/external special events.
Receive and organize all University (department and RSO) reservation requests.
Directly oversee the creation and development of an approximate 30 person student event staff responsible for event logistics, set up, take down, facility access and supervision, emergency protocol implementation, policy enforcement, and providing excellent customer service.
A minimum of two (2) years professional experience in a collegiate recreational sports setting is preferred. Demonstrated leadership in customer service, communication, and problem solving skills are required. For questions regarding the position's responsibilities: Karen Lux, Karen.Lux@wisc.edu, 608-262-9565
About University of Wisconsin-Madison - Division of Recreational Sports
With more than 40,000 students, exceptional academics, inspiring faculty and alumni, a beautiful campus and a vibrant college scene, UW–Madison is one of the nation’s premier universities.
UW-Madison is the birthplace of the Wisconsin Idea, the principle that education should improve people’s lives beyond the university classroom. We believe the work that’s done here at the UW should help people in the state, the country and around the globe.
UW-Madison offers 160 majors and 4,200 courses. Seventy of our academic programs are ranked in the nation’s top 10, and UW-Madison overall is ranked seventh among public universities.
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