Missouri State University is accepting applications for a DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS RECREATION for Student Affairs. Responsibilities: administrative oversight of Campus Recreation; providing leadership and direction in support of the mission, vision, and goals of the department; overseeing the management of Foster Recreation Center and the Allison Recreation Fields; developing and implementing recreation and wellness programs and services that supplement the academic program of the University; programs supervised include recreational sports (intramural and club), fitness, wellness, aquatics, and outdoor programs; collaborating with other campus and community groups to provide diverse recreational and wellness programs and services; participating in long-range planning that contributes to student development and assumes other responsibilities as directed by the Vice President for Student Affairs.
For required qualifications and application procedures: https://jobs.missouristate.edu or call (417) 836-4683. Pay Grade: 47. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. EO/AA/M/F/VETERANS/DISABILITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER IDENTITY EMPLOYER AND INSTITUTION.
Education: A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Recreation, Management, College Student Personnel, or a related area is required.
Experience: At least five years of progressive leadership and administrative recreation experience is required. Experience with budget development, management, and fiscal reporting is required. Experience managing recreation facilities, both indoor and outdoor, hosting successful events, and supervising a large professional and hourly staff is required.
License: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with Automated External Defibrillation (AED) and First Aid certification are required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Education and experience
About Missouri State University
Missouri State (www.missouristate.edu) is a multi-campus metropolitan university system that's devoted to helping the region, Missouri, and the nation imagine and make a better future. Guided by a mission in public affairs, the University is home to more than 20,000 students and offers 150 undergraduate programs and 47 graduate programs, many of which are the state’s strongest and largest of their kind, and includes a progressive environment for research and economic development, a state-of-the-art library and outstanding computer and classroom technologies. A state-of-the-art University Recreation Center opened in August of 2012.
Missouri State offers competitive salaries and superior benefits, including tuition waivers, wellness programs and professional development opportunities.
Missouri State University resides in the heart of Springfield, a vibrant community offering many advantages including superior health care access, excellent public and private schools, and a wide range of entertainment, recreational, and cultural opportunities.
Rated by Employment Review (2001) as one of the Top Ten of America's Best Places to Live and Work, Springfield offers ballet and oper...a companies, theater, art museums, symphony, nearly 50 public parks and miles of trails for hiking, biking, and running.