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Campus Recreation and Wellness (CRW) strives to promote, organize, and administer structured, self-directed, educationally oriented and leadership development programs and services to enhance positive recreation and wellness lifestyles of the university community. CRW is committed to imparting a sense of responsible citizenship, providing relevant student leadership experiences, enhancing individual potential, and fostering a lifelong commitment to learning skills associated with physical, social, emotional and mental well-being. As a component of CRW, Facilities and Operations works to create and sustain a culture of well-being at East Carolina University in which students can achieve their personal and academic goals. We value inclusion, respect and equality for the ECU community.
This position reports to the Director of CRW. The Associate Director of Facilities and Operations is responsible for the overall organization, administration, management and operation of indoor and outdoor facilities, aquatics, boathouse, safety services, main office and customer services departments relative to CRW. This position is the primary administrative liaison with users of the facilities, including academic units, administrative departments and student organizations. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of facility policies and procedures and for interpreting administrative policy for users of the facilities. This individual is responsible for all corrective/restorative actions for all scheduled and non-routine facility maintenance and/or repair. This responsibility includes daily upkeep, preventive maintenance and repairs to facilities. In addition, this position coordinates annual projects and large-scale capital improvements to the 150,000-square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC), the 28,000-square foot recreation and wellness spaces in the Health Science Student Center (HSC), the 21 acre Blount Sports Complex and the developing 129 acre North Recreational Sports Complex of which 60 acres are undeveloped.
The position deals with sensitive issues including disciplinary actions for participants that have demonstrated inappropriate behavior or disregard for established rules and policies. He/she oversees and manages informal use of facilities, aquatic programs, safety services programs housekeeping services, and coordinates management with Facilities Services. Other responsibilities include the oversight of marketing, assessment, risk management, and technology related to the position. This individual has contact with a diverse populace both on and off campus. He/she deals with the general public, the University community, volunteer groups, businesses/corporations and professionals. The position will assist with the solicitation of community partners and sponsors for revenue generation. Likewise, the position will have significant impact upon the image of Campus Recreation & Wellness through the visibility associated with being a public representative of the department in numerous events and activities.
The minimum level of formal education is a Master's degree in physical education, recreation/athletic administration or a related field required. A minimum of five years of experience at the collegiate level inworking with and/or directly responsible for facilities aquatic supervision and program administration is required.
Demonstrated ability to supervise full-time and student staff.
Demonstrated ability for clear, written and verbal communication. He/she must possess experience with public speaking and/or teaching.
Experience with fiscal management practices and responsibilities.
Knowledge of legal, safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Experience with strategic planning, assessment efforts and data analysis.
Knowledge of energy conservation practices and sustainability issues in facility, field, court and alternative recreational site operations as well as knowledge in regard to common construction practices and terminology.
Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
Successful collaboration and communication with the University and Community partners in maximizing existing resources.
Experience with marketing, risk management, and assessment necessary for a successful student service.
Experience with revenue generation and creative planning.
Experience utilizing facility management software such as Fusion and other relevant technology in the management of facilities.
Experience in aquatic supervision and pool management.
For questions about this posting please contact Willie Ehling, Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anticipated Start Date:
The anticipated start date for this position is July 1 or sooner (negotiable).
About ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness
East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university and a member of the UNC system serving over 29,000 students. ECU is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville, NC.