The Assistant Director of Club Sports will oversee the administration and daily logistical operations of a comprehensive club sports program. This position will provide leadership, supervision and professional development to the club sports coordinator and Program Director of Men’s and Women’s Rugby. This position will also provide supervision and developmental opportunities to students, coaches, volunteers and faculty/staff advisers with the goal of creating a holistic student development experience to all participants.
This position will be responsible for developing and accessing programs and best practices that promote student learning and community building within the various club sports. The Assistant Director of Club Sports must possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills and the ability to build partnerships. This position will be expected to foster relationships across campus, regionally and nationally in order to provide optimal service to and experience for all club sports participants. The Assistant Director of Club Sports must demonstrate a commitment to cultural competency, diversity, inclusion and social justice all within the parameters of the mission and values of the University of Notre Dame.
This position will be expected to be active in professional organizations such as the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association and be knowledgeable of the various collegiate club sport’s national governing bodies’ policies and procedures. The Assistant Director of Club Sports must be knowledgeable in current trends regarding the administration of risk management practices for collegiate clubs sports. This position will annually review and revise the all club sports materials including the University of Notre Dame RecSports Club Sports Manual and any assessment data that is collected. The Assistant Director of Club Sports will coordinate and collaborate with the Student Activities Office (SAO) and Office of Community Standards regarding the development of various club policies and procedures. The Assistant Director of Club Sports will assume any additional duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Leadership and Operations
Provide leadership and oversee the administrative and daily logistical operation of a comprehensive club sports program.
Communicate with departmental and divisional marketing and communications staff to ensure that information is efficiently dispersed and readily available.
Assist with the development and manage club’s budgets.
Ensure that assessment takes place on an annual basis.
Annually review and revise club policies and procedures pertaining to travel and equipment purchases.
Compliance and Risk Management
In conjunction with the RecSports Risk Management Committee, oversee the development and implementation of all club sports risk management policies and procedures to ensure the safety of all participants.
Review, revise and develop protocols and training to ensure that risk management concerns are addressed.
Work collaboratively within Notre Dame RecSports, the Office of Risk Management and Safety and Student Activities Office to established policies and procedures pertaining to club participant’s safety.
Ensure that all club safety officers are trained and all venues are safe for play.
Internal and External Outreach
Work collaboratively with relevant university offices and departments and alumni groups to assist in fund raising and mentoring support.
Work with Notre Dame RecSports professional and student staff, Division of Student Affairs colleagues and other university colleagues and peers (Varsity Athletics, Risk Management and Safety, University Licensing, ND Fire and Police), community partners, student leaders and participants to provide an exceptional student experience.
Be an active member of relevant professional, local, regional and national organizations.
Bachelor’s degree (5 years) or advanced certification beyond Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and/or Recreation Administration or related degree
3 to 4 years of professional experience with experience supervising professional staff members
Proven leadership skills, administrative organizational abilities, business and accounting acumen, computer knowledge, tact, and commitment to RecSports and club sports program standards are qualities required to best serve in this position.
Preferred candidate would have a master's degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Higher Education, or related field, have four or more years of experience successfully supervising professional and student staff, advising and training club sports officers and working with club sports advisory council.
Possess a current CPR, AED, and First Aid Instructor certification.
TO APPLY - Assistant Director of Club Sports
Applications will only be accepted via ND.jobs; applicants click here to view the job posting and/or to apply. Deadline to apply is November 4, 2018.
Posting number: S18812
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information:
This a full-time exempt position within the Division of Student Affairs.
The University of Notre Dame offers outstanding benefits including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; paid holiday and vacation leave; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more. Click here to view a complete list of benefits offered to exempt employees at the University of Notre Dame.
Internal Number: S18812
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