As a member of the Department of Campus Recreation, develop, administrate and evaluate a comprehensive intramural sports program, which consists of approximately 7,000 participants in a variety of recreational activities. Provide direct oversight of the administration of the intramural sports program; overall development training, assignment, supervision and evaluation of the part-time student employees including officiating staff and office assistants; schedule and supervise intramural leagues, tournaments, special events and activities; preparation of reports, analyses, evaluation and enhancement of existing program, and budget management; assist with the identification and correction of risk management concerns; address costumer concerns in a timely and professional manner. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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Required: Bachelors and Masters degree in Physical Education, Recreation or related field and two years of related experience or equivalent level of education and experience. Leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization, internally and externally. Excellent interpersonal skills , including demonstrated ability to appropriately exercise independent judgement, initiative, tact, diplomacy and patience, and to successfully interact with diverse student, staff, faculty and public populations. Broad knowledge and understanding of a wide range of recreational and competitive sports including rules, philosophy and competition level. Thorough knowledge of safety/liability considerations in a sports environment and the ability to adapt programs as needed. Knowledge of sound financial principles; ability to manage a program budget. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the administration of a sport officials development program, including the planning and implementation of hiring, training and ongoing management of sports officials. Recognized certification in CPR/First Aid/AED and emergency procedures as applied to recreation facilities and programs and the ability to adapt programs as needed. Demonstrated knowledge of intramural playing field dimensions and layout and proper equipment setup. Demonstrated skills in intramural game scheduling and tournament structure. Demonstrated skills in coordinating and supervising recreational activities to ensure that policies and guidelines are followed and objectives are achieved. Demonstrated skills to work independently to develop program objectives and methodology in attaining those objectives. Skills in mediating conflicts, protest and disputes related to the Intramural program Skills in interviewing prospective student employees to assess interest, knowledge and experience appropriate for the position. Skills in training and evaluating student employees in order to achieve their maximum performance. Skills in writing letters, memos, proposals, press releases, evaluations, etc. in order to achieve their desired purpose. Demonstrated ability to make informative presentations to large and small audiences of varied interests. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with department personnel. Skills in mathematical computation and compilation of recreation statistics and the ability to evaluate those statistics. Competency in the use of various related computer software programs for schedules, budgeting and work processing. Demonstrated experience utilizing web based sports registration applications. Desired: Applicable nationally recognized license in officiating or equivalent level of training and experience in the following sports: football, basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball.
Internal Number: 2019-0219
About University of California, Irvine - Department of Campus Recreation
UC Irvine Campus Recreation, a division of Student Affairs, serves as a vital and integral part of the University life by offering diverse sports, recreational and fitness activities, and distinctive facilities and equipment that are fun, vigorous, healthy, and conducive to enhancing personal wellness. Campus Recreation supports the UC Mission by seeking to create a climate that motivates individuals to embrace a healthy life-style, which can enhance their academic success, build friendships and social skills, develop leadership qualities, and cultivate a sense of community and anteater pride.