The Assistant Director for Intramural Recreational Sports reports directly to the Associate Director for Intramurals and Club Sports and is a member of the professional staff that develops, administers and delivers a broad array of programs and services designed to educate, empower, and engage students and the campus community to pursue and sustain healthy, balanced lifestyles. The responsibilities encompass a wide variety of administrative and supervisory duties including management of budget, personnel management, risk management, policies and procedures, marketing & promotions, programming and strategic planning and assessment.
Specific Responsibilities include:
Intramural Recreational Sports Administration
Organize, manage and schedule the men's, women's, co-recreational, and open intramural recreation sports programs, including fall, spring, and summer term structured activities.
Assess and revise sport and tournament rules to remain up to date with the current rules set for each sport or activity.
Conduct participant ejection and suspension procedures and sanctions.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate student employees including graduate assistants, interns, supervisors, sport officials and program assistants.
Conduct training clinics for all officiated sports.
Maintain a written evaluation process for all student supervisors and sport officials.
Prepare training manuals/material, operating manuals, and conduct staff meetings and trainings.
Conduct student learning outcomes assessments with each student employee on a semester basis.
Train student staff on EAP and safety/risk management plans and procedures, including emergency response for participants.
Assist in assessing program strategic goals, preparing semester and annual reports and annual action plans.
Prepare and manage the annual program budget.
Assist in purchasing program equipment, and keeping inventory.
Continuously seek ways to directly connect departmental plans to current university priorities including recruitment and retention
Develop and maintain a comprehensive marketing plan including, but not limited to, print and digital publications, signage, departmental newsletters, participation in admissions recruitment activities and orientation sessions.
Supervise various evening and weekend activities as needed.
Attend in-service education sessions and other divisional or departmental meetings.
Serve on University and divisional committees as needed.
Participant in large-scale department programming initiatives.
Participate in other Division of Student Affairs initiatives/programs as needed.
Seek collaborative opportunities with other university departments, especially within Student Affairs, to offer co-sponsored programs and events.
Perform other job-related duties as required or assigned.
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Master's degree in Recreational Sports Administration, Physical Education or related field.
Minimum 2 years sports programming experience in the college/university recreation setting (Graduate Assistantship experience accepted).
Previous experience in training sport officials, supervising student employees and planning and implementing sport leagues and tournaments.
Willingness to work weekends and evenings.
Previous experience in training officials in flag football, basketball, soccer and volleyball rules and mechanics.
Experience working with IMLeagues.
Experience working as an official in one or more team sports at the high school level or above.
Current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification or ability to obtain a certification within 6 months of employment.
Internal Number: #150462
About Western Carolina University Campus Recreation & Wellness
Campus Recreation & Wellness (CRW), a department within the Division of Student Affairs, is committed to creating a campus-wide culture of recreation and wellness through a comprehensive array of programs and services that educate, empower, and engage individuals to pursue and sustain healthy, balanced lifestyles. Benefits of participation in CRW programs include the application of leadership, decision-making, problem solving, conflict management, communication, and social skills. Program areas include Fitness, Wellness, Intramural Sports, Facilities/Informal Recreation, Club Sports, Aquatics, Outdoor Programs, Dance Team and Special Events.
Western Carolina University (WCU) was founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina system, WCU now provides an education to more than 10,000 students. For more information about WCU or CRW, please visit our website: www.wcu.edu or reccenter.wcu.edu.
Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial considera...tion without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. In addition, Western Carolina University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.