Assistant Director Student Recreation Center-Informal Recreation
May 22, 2018
Wilmington, North Carolina
Full Time - Experienced
Associate Director, Facility Management, Other
4 Year Degree
Brief Summary of Work for this Position:
Oversees the student development experience for campus recreation. Manages recreation programming (informal), related services and staff for the Student Recreation Center (SRC).
Bachelor’s degree; all degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions
Two to four years of experience, preferably collegiate recreation, with activity/event scheduling experience; experience with ‘sport complex’ operations and risk management or the equivalent related experience
Two to four years of experience with student supervision; leading/designing position specific training at the collegiate level or equivalent related experience
Skilled in conflict resolution
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to delegate tasks as appropriate
Master’s degree; all degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions
Experience leading overall departmental student development and related programming
Five years informal recreation management experience including
Special Certification (all must be obtained within 6 months of employment)
- Standard First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C. P. R.), Automated External Defibulator (A.E.D.). - Blood Borne Pathogen - American Red Cross Instructor
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Department of Campus Recreation organizes and administers a variety of structured and self-directed recreational services that enhance the overall wellness of the university community. Our primary goal is to provide quality recreational experiences directed toward positive change in the physical, cognitive and social domains of the university community thus enhancing the overall educational experience. This goal is accomplished by offering a wide variety of recreational activities, conducting educational workshops and providing professional training. The Department of Campus Recreation provides a multi-faceted program, which includes: Informal Recreation, Group Exercise/Fitness Programs, Competitive Sports (Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs) Seahawk Adventure Programs, Aquatics, and Special Events. Campus Recreation at UNCW takes a “something for everyone” approach to programming.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 21, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
UNCW is located in Wilmington, North Carolina. It is approximately 5 miles from Wrightsville Beach. UNCW has an enrollment of 14,502 undergraduate students and 1,985 graduate students and employs 1333 staff and 965 faculty.