Please note: Application deadline is April 24, 2018. No applications will be accepted through Bluefishjobs; all applicants must apply on the UNC Charlotte Human Resources site https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/21274
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Recreational Services, the Assistant Director of Recreational Services for Sport Clubs is responsible for the organization, administration and supervision of the UNC Charlotte Sports Club Program. The responsibilities encompass a wide variety of administrative and supervisory duties in the areas of budget, personnel, risk management, computerized database management, policy and procedures development, assisting with publicity/promotions, programming and fiscal/statistical management.
In addition, the Assistant Director will be accountable for contributing to a positive, friendly work environment that encourages, enhances and demonstrates collaboration, teamwork and professionalism among staff, students and patrons on a daily basis.
Administer the Sport Clubs Program/Risk Management:
Organize and manage all aspects of the sport clubs program, including the development and implementation of summer instructional programming series.
Create an environment that educates and promotes sportsmanship and participation in recreational activities, in addition to providing a program in which risks are minimized.
Work closely with other department personnel in regards to scheduling, supervision and facilities guidelines.
Develop excellent customer relations by educating and communicating with club officers, participants, as well as student and professional staff. Establish regular communication with club officers through phone contact and regular use of the e-mail system. Conduct weekly meetings as needed with individual clubs and monthly officer meetings throughout the fall and spring semester.
Develop, assemble, and advise a Sport Club Council to assist on matters of funding, discipline, and setting program guidelines.
Regularly review and revise, as needed, operating guidelines and procedures. Prepare manuals of guidelines for the program, as well as staff.
Provide an effective written safety/risk management program and procedures for emergency care for participants; schedule training/certification classes and/or provide instruction in First Aid and CPR for student employees; and conduct safety inspections of activities.
Organize and maintain equipment inventories, maintenance schedules, and repair and replacement schedules for all equipment. Prepare and follow-up on orders for new equipment adhering to university purchasing procedures.
Assist with the development of strategies to publicize and promote programs by providing accurate information in a timely manner to the staff responsible for departmental marketing/public relations on all matters pertaining to all areas of responsibility. Conduct outreach/orientation sessions as requested.
Recruit, hire, orient and train, schedule, supervise and evaluate student employees reporting directly to the Assistant Director: Program Supervisors, Field Attendants, Sport Club Council, interns and other departmental student staff as needed.
Prepare training manuals/materials, operating manuals, payroll, performance plans for evaluation, and conduct staff meetings.
Assist student employees with their professional development. Encourage student involvement in the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). Educate student employees about career opportunities within NIRSA and other recreational sports organizations.
Develop, supervise and account for revenues/expenditures of funds in the Club Sports budget.
Develop and present annual budget requests for regular operations and new initiatives. Prepare, analyze and be responsible for program evaluations and participation statistics for areas of responsibility.
Develop, implement and maintain a department-wide computerized equipment inventory/facility maintenance and personnel databases.
Develop, implement, and maintain a web page for the Intramural Sports & Special Events program to include schedules, standings, rules, and other innovative features.
Contribute to a positive, friendly work environment that encourages, enhances and demonstrates collaboration, teamwork and professionalism among staff, students and patrons on a daily basis.
Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, in-service education sessions and other divisional or departmental meetings.
Serve on University Committees as needed.
Participate in other Division of Student Affairs initiatives/programs as required.
Assist in the overall operation of the department by providing input and completing assigned projects, annual goals, objectives and annual reports.
Seek opportunities with other university departments and off campus groups, such as but not limited to, Residence Life, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Activities, Unified Sports, etc. to offer co-sponsored programs and events.
Perform other duties as assigned by Senior Leadership of Recreational Services.
Personal involvement and contributions to the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association through committee involvement, submission of articles for publication, conducting presentations at workshops, and attendance at State, Regional, and National conferences.
Master’s degree in Recreational Sports Administration, Physical Education or a related field is preferred.
Three years of professional experience in campus recreation administration related to sport clubs is required.
Demonstrated Microsoft Office competency
Experience with management and personnel software such as, but not limited to
ShiftPlanning, Blackboard, Connect2, Market Place and OrgSync.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and computer skills.
Demonstrated administrative skills in: budget development and fiscal/statistical management; planning, implementing and evaluating programs; risk management.
Ability to motivate and supervise professional and student staff.
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed.
Experience working in a culturally diverse setting.
Experience working in a university/college recreational sports setting.
Experience and skills in operating Mac OS X, Windows, and iOS operating systems as well as use of Apple iPads
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and dedication to risk management
Certified Instructor for First Aid, CPR, AED, and Bloodborne Pathogen training (ARC) or ability to obtain within 4 months of employment
About UNC Charlotte Recreational Services
ABOUT UNC CHARLOTTE
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System with current enrollment exceeding 29,000 students. Student Union, Activities & Recreation (SUAR) represents a key component of the Division of Student Affairs, providing programs, activities, services, and facility management to meet the needs of UNC Charlotte’s increasing student population and the greater campus community.
ABOUT RECREATIONAL SERVICES
Recreational Services is committed to inspiring the lifetime appreciation of a balanced, active, and healthy lifestyle. A student-focused approach is utilized by offering experiences that exceed the changing needs of a diverse University community. Recreational Services oversees programming for Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs, Group Fitness, Personal Training, Special Events, Aquatics, and Student Employment as well as the operations of indoor and outdoor recreation facilities including Belk Gymnasium, a fitness center, and over 20 acres of natural and artificial turf fields. The University is currently under construction for a new 140,000 sq ft. University Recreation Center.