Organizational Summary The Campus Recreation department provides opportunities for USF students, faculty and staff to participate in a wide variety of recreational pursuits. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs and Student Success. The department has 26 full time employees and 400+ part time employees. The budget for Campus Recreation is just under $3 million and the Campus Recreation Center alone has over 550,000 visitors per year.
The Director reports to the AVP of Wellness in Student Affairs & Student Success, and has two Associate Directors reporting to this position as well as an Office Manager.
Position Summary The Director formulates policy, provides leadership and is responsible for fiscal planning and control, program delivery, personnel, facility operations, facility maintenance and planning. A portion of the budget is derived from generated revenue. Activities include memberships to the Campus Recreation Center, facility rentals, sale of goods and services (canoe rentals, massage therapy, personal training, trips, outdoor rental center, camps, etc) .
Responsible for the personnel management, policies, and procedures for Campus Recreation staff.
The Director serves as an advocate for the department within the university and represents the university at professional meetings. The Director compiles information and prepares reports necessary for the planning, directing and reporting of program activity, conducts program evaluations, ensures training of personnel, and consults with other university staff regarding student services and other university concerns.
Responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures for the department's programs and services.
Responsible for long and short term planning to include strategic fiscal and organizational planning, leadership, and administration of all campus recreation programs and services.
Responsible for the development and allocation of the Campus Recreation department's annual budget (excess of $3,000,000) and the analysis of fiscal plans for short and long term revenue generation. Also accountable for the department's compliance with University accounting and auditing policies, principles, and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications This position requires a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of seven years related exempt experience of a Master's degree with a minimum of five years of related exempt experience.
Master's Degree in Recreation Sports Administration, Recreation, Physical Education or related field.
7-10 years of professional experience.
Information for Applicants This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check.
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