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The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of goodness, beauty, and truth. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University seeks to welcome people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.
The Recreation Programs Supervisor is responsible for assisting in creating a diverse and inclusive recreational environment that serves the University of San Diego community. The Recreation Programs Supervisor is responsible for various elements and supervisory aspects of the recreation class program and supporting various wellness programs and collaborations, vendor partnerships, department marketing and promotion, and Sports Center retail programs. This position also supports planning, implementation and supervision of summer recreation programs. In regards to the recreation class program, the position will manage the daily operation of all recreation classes, which includes; process paperwork to hire/train/schedule part-time instructors, compiling and assessing student feedback regarding classes, planning semester course offerings, equipment needs inventory, communicating grade report information, and assisting with appointment letters. Retail operations include; monitoring snack bar operations, locker rentals, and facility use passes. Marketing and promotion includes; marketing of all recreation department programs and activities through mediums such as department web page, posters, brochures, and electronic media (i.e. social media, email, list serves, newsletters etc.). The Supervisor may sit on, participate, and facilitate varied University wellness programs and committees. Additional responsibility include; contributing to the department student development and training program, department program assessment and IT projects and providing indirect support of recreation programs and facilities when serving as the supervisor on duty.
General supervision from the Director of Campus Recreation
Direct supervision of part time Recreation Marketing student employees (3-5)
General supervision of all Recreation student employees when serving as professional staff member on duty
EXAMPLES OF WORK
The responsibilities described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
General Administrative Duties
Performs hiring, onboarding and training of 17-22 part time Recreation class instructors.
Train Instructors in USD process and procedures as needed.
Support wellness connections and collaborations with campus partners.
Supervise Recreation retail operations including the snack bar, recreation office staff, facility pass program, equipment rentals, and Sports Center locker rentals. Supports Outdoor Adventures retail operations as needed.
Manage the recreation programs website for classes, programs and special events.
Manage compilation of student and assessment of feedback.
Supervise and support summer facility operations and programming (supervise facility operations, schedule summer classes, and manage summer retail).
Contribute to or lead additional division/campus projects outside of typical duties to help further accomplish student or organizational goals. Additional assignments may be seasonal, ad hoc or ongoing, depending on the project.
Collaborate on creation of Recreation and Wellness programming with department staff, campus departments and campus organizations.
Assist with the student employee development program.
Market and supervise the summer recreation programs including the summer swim lesson program, lifeguards, and recreation classes.
Marketing and Promotion (20%)
Manage Recreation department (Rec, OA, MFC and Wellness collaborations) marketing strategies including:
Other innovative marketing and promotion sources
Staff Supervision (15%)
Recruit, hire, supervise and train FWS Recreation student support staff and student managers and Summer Recreation Programs staff including lifeguards and instructors.
Bachelor's degree in recreation administration, public health or equivalent work experience.
At least three years of related experience.
Management skills and employee training experience.
Knowledge of multiple recreation activities and ability to contribute to leadership development of the Sports Center student employees.
Master’s degree in recreation administration, public health or equivalent work experience.
Class B License.
Certification is Group Exercise or similar fitness instructional format (e.g. Spinning, Yoga, etc.).
Ability to initiate, coordinate, oversee and complete various projects on own initiative.
Possess excellent communication skills, human relation skills, and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to work with multitude of students and university personnel.
Strong organizational techniques with the ability to manage multiple tasks and programs.
Flexible in performance and willingness to make changes as interests change.
Familiarity with Catholic higher education and willingness to support the Catholic mission and vision of the University.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Primary weekday/evening hours during fall and spring semesters with at least one weekend shift. Hours may vary during non-semester time periods.
The ideal candidate will work an average 8 hour day, 4 weekdays between 11am-9pm plus one 8-hour Saturday or Sunday shift 9:45am-6:15pm
Willing to work flexible hours as activities and events dictate.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer (PC environment), various software applications, sport equipment, telephone, calculator copy machine.
The employee will frequently sit; talk; hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee will occasionally walk and must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to see closely and be able to adjust focus for use of computer and distance visibility.
The noise level in the office is moderate; the office facility is air-conditioned and heated. Other aspects of the position can include loud noise in the gym or during recreational activities. Changing temperatures depending if activities are indoors or outdoors.
Internal Number: 827
About University of San Diego
Campus Recreation supports student learning by providing opportunities to be active, develop leadership skills, cultivate community and persist in experiences proven to enhance well-being. We are committed to providing welcoming and well-maintained facilities, staffed with an emphasis on compassionate service.
Campus Recreation strives to offer a variety of fitness, wellness and adventure opportunities that integrate habits promoting health in mind, body and spirit. We aim to offer diverse, multi-level programs that foster personal development within a supportive community.
We encourage individuals to put a little recreation in their life on a daily basis and support this with our motto "LEARN. LIVE. PLAY. THE RECREATION WAY."