The Department of Campus Recreation at East Tennessee State University is accepting applications for Assistant Director of Sport Programs.
Reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation, the Assistant Director of Sport Programs is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the University’s recreational sport programs (intramural and club); providing University community with comprehensive intramural sport program; providing management and leadership to the University’s Sport Club program, including policy review and implementation, budgeting, and sport club officer development.
Develops and implements a comprehensive intramural sports and sport club program including establishing, implementing, and enforcing intramural and sport club program policies and procedures
Hires, supervises, evaluates, and mentors graduate assistants and undergraduate student workers working for the intramural and sport club programs; leads intramural officiating clinics and workshops
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of a comprehensive intramural and sports club program by completing administrative functions such as, but not limited to scheduling, budgeting, and marketing
Plans, implements, and evaluates individual and intramural team sports (leagues, meets, races, tournaments, etc.) and conducts meetings and training sessions to instruct and inform intramural team captains of program policies and procedures
Trains student employees in proper risk management practices and emergency response and ensures accident/incident reports are completed by student employees; maintains documentation related to all accident/incidents
Maintains responsibility for enforcing the intramural sportsmanship code, conducting disciplinary meetings and enforcing sanctions
Advises clubs, club officers, student advisory boards, and prospective clubs in all aspects of club administration, with an emphasis on management, leadership, and communication. Conducts meetings and training sessions for club officers
Reviews club budget proposals, individual club expenditures, and manages Sport Club program budget and oversees club funding allocations
Supervises and monitors club activities including practices, home competitions, and travel
Monitors, inspects, and reports on Campus Recreation facilities utilized by the Intramural and Sport Club programs
Maintains web pages and social media sites applicable to areas of responsibility
Bachelor’s degree; Minimum one (1) years in Campus Recreation working with intramural sports or sport clubs; graduate assistant experience accepted. American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid or ability to obtain. Demonstrated ability to officiate one (1) sport of the following: flag football, basketball, volleyball, softball/baseball, or soccer; Previous experience in training officials.
Preferred Education and Experience
Master’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or related field. Two (2) years of professional experience in Campus Recreation working with intramural sports or sport clubs. American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor’s certification preferred.
Applications submitted on bluefish will not be considered.
Interested applicants may apply for the position of Assistant Director of Sport Programs through East Tennessee State University eJobs Portal at: https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/12219. Posting number is AS00314P.
For consideration, applications should attach a cover letter, resume, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three (3) professional references to the online application.
East Tennessee State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Kari Albarado, Director of Campus Recreation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 423-439-7984. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: AS00314P
About East Tennessee State University
ETSU at a Glance
East Tennessee State University was founded in 1911 as East Tennessee State Normal School. Enrollment is over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The main campus is in Johnson City, Tn (population 61,990) nestled within the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and bordered by Virginia and North Carolina.
ETSU Colleges and Schools:
-Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
-Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education
-College of Arts and Sciences
-College of Business and Technology
-College of Clinical and
-Rehabilitative Health Sciences
-College of Nursing
-College of Public Health
-James H. Quillen College of Medicine
-School of Continuing Studies
-School of Graduate Studies
Athletics sponsors 17 intercollegiate sports within the
Southern Conference, NCAA Division I. Team Name: Buccaneers
School Colors: Navy Blue and Old Gold