Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals
Director, Facility Management, Health/Wellness
Recreational Services provides recreational spaces that include the Lambright Sports and Wellness Center, Indoor and Outdoor Aquatics, Recreation Fields, and Hide-Away Park. Ten major areas compose Recreational Services: Facilities Operations and Reservations; Membership; Fitness and Wellness: Intramurals; Club Sports; Bowling Services; Aquatics; Special Events; Rock Steady Boxing; Outdoor Recreation
Job Purpose: As the chief administrative leader for the Department of Recreational Services, reporting to the Dean of Student Engagement and Undergraduate Recruitment, the Director of Recreational Services is responsible for administrative and supervisory duties for a multi-faceted campus recreation program that fosters student engagement and overall student well-being. The Director will work collaboratively with other departments within the Division of Student Affairs, which is dedicated to enhancing the students' out-of-class experiences by fostering student development, retention, and overall student success. The Director will also work with other university areas to assist in fulfilling the overall mission of the University.
Be a highly motivated, energetic, self-starting team player with a proven record of success in administering a broadbased recreation or similar program experience with facility management expertise; proven ability to lead, organize, and supervise university-level intramural and recreational programs and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Preferred requirements are an earned doctorate in the social sciences, humanities, education, kinesiology, or related disciplines, along with seven or more years of program management and facilities experience.
Minimum requirements are an earned master's degree in Sports Management, Sports Administration, Health and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Student Personnel Services, or a related filed; extensive research endeavors; 10 years in higher education, recreation management or related experiences will be considered.
About Louisiana Tech University
Louisiana Tech University is located in Ruston, LA founded in 1894. We are a four-year selective admissions research university awarding Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees. Our mission as a comprehensive public university, is a commitment to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. Louisiana Tech provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. Our current enrollment of 11,804 students represents a diverse population from 46 states and 59 countries. Ruston, a friendly southern town of approximately 22,000 people is home to parks, lakes and world-class mountain biking trails.