Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Sports Programs, and Kids' Camps
Arizona State University
September 12, 2018
$47,200-$51,00 per year
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Sports Programs, and Kids' Camps
Arizona State University
Sun Devil Fitness Tempe
$47,200-$51,000 per year; DOE
September 24, 2018
Being a part of Wellness at ASU as the Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Sports Programs, and Kids' Camps means uniquely engaging in our mission of building an ASU student community that embraces physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being of self and others as a hallmark of the Sun Devil Experience. We do this through the Sun Devil Way, exemplifying; achievement, engagement and responsibility.
As an integral part of Wellness at ASU, the engagement team is leading the way in providing personalized frameworks for students to establish and maintain positive health habits at ASU and beyond. We do this by, assessing student health and wellness needs, providing a variety of programs and building environments that promote healthy living, decision-making and student engagement for students to ultimately be better equipped to succeed in their academics, career and in their personal lives. This person will be responsible for taking a leadership role in cultivating, creating and ensuring student engagement in community building, well-being and skill building of all ASU students as well as instilling institutional affiliation and college pride.
The Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Sports Programs, and Kids' Camps serves as an integral member of the Wellness@ASU team and although it serves all four locations, it is primarily located at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex-Tempe. As a member of the Sun Devil Fitness Complex Team, this candidate must be able to work from a one-university model of practice, focusing on the implementation of programming across locations. The Assistant Director will report to the Associate Director of SDFC Sports Programs and Associate Director of SDFC Tempe. This position is responsible for developing student employees into student leaders, through ongoing training, assessment, and development of student staff. This candidate is also responsible for the expansion and delivery of focused sports programming and summer Kids Camp at all locations. The Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Sports Programs and Kids' Camps works in a team setting to deliver programs and services across ASU's four campuses in the Metro Phoenix area.
Days and Schedule:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm; weekend and evenings will be required.
Have a comprehensive understanding of holistic health and implement health and wellbeing programming, in collaboration with Health and Wellness Education/Programming
Utilize principles of growth mindset when facilitating student growth and development
Assist in the strategic planning process of the sports programs (intramurals, sport clubs) and kids' camps across all four locations.
Create dynamic and unique programming that promotes student community and meets the needs of the ASU student body.
Develop collaborative relationships with all academic partners and create programs unique to their college.
Directly supervise 2 full time staff members and support 3 full time staff members at Downtown, West, and the Polytechnic locations.
Utilize SMART goal planning in developing goals and expectations with students.
Create and manage a one-university budget, utilizing budget forecasting to determine annual projections and allocation.
Develop a system for training methodology for student staff, sports club officers, and sport club coaches.
Direct the planning and coordination of the officials' trainings as part of the Intramural program, including Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, and others.
Oversee the management of the organization of team registration and scheduling of all competitive and recreational sports, leagues and tournaments.
Enforce program and facility protocol consistently, and ensure accountability to risk management practices.
Perform program assessment and evaluation each semester to determine the ongoing needs of students.
Maintain flexibility through utilizing critical thinking, and independent problem solving.
Perform other duties as specified by Associate Director(s), and Executive Director of Sun Devil Fitness.
Kids' Camp Job Duties:
Develop a camp program that meets the changing needs of our young Sun Devils.
Build ASU pride into our camps to enhance community outreach.
Supervise the management of the day-to-day operations of Sun Devil Kids' Camp including registration processes, field trips, and facility oversight at all three locations.
Oversee the management of all policies and procedures associated with Kids' Camp programs.
Administration Job Duties:
Provide input in all areas of Sun Devil Fitness as a collaborative and team effort.
Cultivate an inclusive and diverse environment for student participants and staff.
Address patron and parent comments, concerns, behaviors and conduct issues as necessary and with outstanding customer service.
Create, implement, and maintain an effective marketing plan for student engagement within (but not limited to) Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs programs and Kids' Camps.
Assist with creating, forecasting, monitoring and allocating the various budgets associated with Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, and Kids Camp programs.
Assist with purchasing and maintenance of program equipment and supplies.
Conduct an on-going review and implementation of risk management policies and procedures.
Job location is primarily at the Tempe location; however the incumbent will be required to periodically travel to other ASU campuses (Downtown Phoenix campus, Polytechnic campus and/or West campus) to perform work.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND six (6) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Ten (10) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Evidence of a Master's degree in Higher Education, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Recreation, Leisure Studies, Sports Management, or related field and a minimum of six (6) years of professional experience.
Experience as a team-oriented leader, able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing priorities, comfortable working in a fast-paced, results in oriented environment.
Evidence of having an advocate's belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University with the ability to represent the institution well.
Experience supervising, training, developing and evaluating full time staff
Experience initiating collaborations with university and community partnerships.
Experience in cultivating an inclusive, safe and diverse environment for student participants and staff.
Experience with student leadership development in a higher education setting.
There are many opportunities within Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS); roles shift and evolve to support the needs of the institution.
Our career opportunities are real, and so is the opportunity to be part of a service-oriented, student-focused, mission-driven team, doing important work.
Work in a fast-paced environment
Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
Ability to lift 35 lbs.
Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Fingerprint Check Statement:
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience
Internal Number: 45566BR
About Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.