Assistant Director, Recreation Programming: Outdoor Adventures and Aquatics
UNLV Campus Recreation
March 9, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Starting at 57800.00
Full Time - Experienced
Aquatics, Instructional Programs, Outdoor
ROLE of the POSITION
The Assistant Director position exists to provide management and oversight for Campus Recreational Services programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; 1) developing and implementing policies and procedures for programs in conjunction with the facility, 2) ensuring programmatic compliance with departmental and university policies as well as fire/life/occupational safety, security and risk management requirements, 3) monitoring daily operations to ensure safe, clean, well-maintained facilities are provided to users, 4) developing emergency preparedness plan and providing training to prepare occupants for emergency situations, 5) maintaining accurate facility and equipment inventory and administering replacement program as budget permits, 6) managing operations and staffing budgets including projecting operational needs, approving purchases, and monitoring spending, 7) coordinating and monitoring facility use in supporting Student Union and Events Services, formal programs, informal student interaction and rental groups, 8) assist with the development, implementation and coordination for multiple aspects of CRS marketing and publicity, 9) providing 24/7 emergency on-call response as necessary. Looking for a candidate that is ready for the next step or a new exciting challenge.
Though the intentional use of students learning theory and student involvement, the Assistant Director will assist Program Coordinators and Graduate Assistants with the creation, implementation and assessment of program initiatives. This position will supervise 2-3 Professional Staff, (2-3) Graduate Assistants, and 100+ Student Employees: Program Coordinator for Aquatics, (1) Graduate Assistant for Aquatics, Program Coordinator for Outdoor Adventures, (1) Graduate Assistant for Outdoor. Aquatics Programming consists of Learn to Swim, Private Swim, American Red Cross Certification Programs, Open Recreation facility supervision, workshops and special events. Outdoor Programming consists of outdoors trips, rental equipment shop, bike service shop, and low ropes challenge course.
Responsibilities include ability to work nights and weekends as needed and making recommendations to the Director for policy and procedure implementation. Observe and resolve risk management and safety issues and provide 24/7 emergency on-call response as necessary. On call response within 30 minutes. Evening and weekend work required.
Campus Recreational Services and UNLV Campus Life are firmly committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming for all people. This reflects our commitment and journey towards bringing multiple perspectives to our community; supporting our students, staff, and guests; bringing equity into society and embracing new ideas.
Salary is $57,800. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to March 26, 2018. Materials should be addressed to Erin Farrar, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with three years post-Master’s full-time experience; two-year’s post-master’s experience in direct supervision of recreational staff at a university or commercial/city recreational program.
Preferred Qualifications: Facility maintenance and operations experience. Experience programming aquatics and outdoor activities. Experience with a low ropes challenge course. Experience and knowledge of a service only bike shop. RecTrac experience. Currently holds a national certification as an American Red Cross Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor, Instructor Trainer, Certified Pool Operator, or Wilderness First Responder. Marketing and publicity experiences, and risk management policies and procedures development. Successful candidates will have an understanding of student development theory. Outcomes assessment and analysis experience preferred. All successful candidates will have the ability to assess student needs, value a high degree of student contact, interact effectively with a variety of diverse individuals, have excellent interpersonal skills, communicate well in verbal and written form, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment
Additional Salary Information: Out of state candidates will receive a set amount for relocation costs.
Internal Number: R0108265
About UNLV Campus Recreation
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITTMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.