Duties: The Assistant Director of Wellness and Recreation is responsible for offering a comprehensive intramural program, working with club sport teams recognized by the Student Association, serving as an evening supervisor during the academic year and serving as the Wellness and Recreation Director during the summer. This position provides active, inclusive and diverse program offerings to the campus community which are physically wholesome, mentally stimulating, and socially sound. Out-of-class learning, a sense of community, and student involvement needs are met through diverse competitive, recreational, and leisure activities. This is a 10 month appointment with recess periods (December 15 – January 14 and May 15 – June 14) with full benefits. This position requires primarily evening hours (Sunday – Thursday) Duties include: • Provides intramural recreation opportunities for campus community including, but not limited to: student organizations, residence halls, faculty/staff and commuter students. • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, discipline and evaluation of intramural officials, supervisors and score keepers. • Oversees all operations and program offerings of the intramural sports and clinics and summer camp programs. • Responsible for scheduling orientation sessions and trainings at the beginning of each semester, sport season and periodic in-service training throughout each semester. • Develops and implements detailed officials training program and evaluates officials to ensure proper progression and development. • Conducts intramural captain and participant meetings prior to beginning play. • Responsible for developing and enforcing all intramural sports and clinics and summer camp policies and procedures including all forms, waivers/releases, score sheets, participation records, etc. • Develops, publishes and disseminates rules and regulations for intramural and club sports programming. • Serves as the Building/ Evening Supervisor for the facilities. • Works with club sports coaches and captains to ensure compliance with campus policies and regulations.
Qualifications: Required qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree • First Aid, CPR, AED Certifications • Strong communication and computer skills • A valid driver’s license Preferred qualifications: • Master’s degree in the area of Recreation, Sports Management, Higher Education or related field • Previous experience overseeing intramural and/or club sports in a campus recreation or higher education setting • CPR and First Aid Instructor certifications
Contact Information: Electronic submissions required. Please apply by visiting http://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/839 Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled, priority given to those received by 4/30/18.
Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation.
About State University of New York at New Paltz
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer