Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Recreational Services, the Associate Director manages operations of the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center, (West Center). Hires, trains, supervises, schedules and evaluates facility graduate associate, student facility supervisors, weight room and aquatics staff in current practices regarding supervision, risk management and customer service.
Carries out day-to-day operations of the facility in the absence of the Director. Coordinates, schedules, invoices and oversees all summer camps and special events. Maintains all West Center equipment and assists in the development, recommendation and coordination of capital improvement projects, permanent equipment purchases, installations and repairs.
Coordinates the use of all West Center facilities and maintains the space use calendar. Conducts facility inspections and risk management assessment. Oversees equipment check-out and supervises locker rental services and lost and found.
Coordinates daily with the West Center zone manager on maintenance issues and Facilities Management on routine and special event custodial needs. Provides oversight and problem solving for special events held in the West Center.
Coordinates AED, CPR and First Aid training for all staff and student workers and maintains certification records. Responsible for security of the West Center including keys, card access and exterior door alarms.
Represents the Department of Student Life on campus committees.
Master's degree in Recreation Management or Administration, Sport Management, Health and Physical Education, or related field required. Certification in CPR, First Aid & AED or willingness to obtain certification required. Certified pool operators license preferred. At least two years of experience in recreation facility management preferred. Experience in fiscal management and college student activities and event management highly desired.
Knowledge of current/best practices regarding recreational facility scheduling, management and event planning. Ability to manage multiple activities and events simultaneously; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; develop and manage budgets; establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and patrons. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to manage people and projects with creativity and flexibility.
Additional Salary Information: To apply, access www.jobs.sc.gov to submit an online application no later than March 31, 2019.
About Winthrop University
Winthrop University is a four year public institution located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, twenty minutes south of Charlotte, North Carolina. Nearly 6,500 students take courses in arts and sciences, education, business administration, and visual and performing arts. Winthrop employs over 800 faculty and staff offering state benefits. Offices for the Director, Associate Director of Recreational Services for Operations and Recreational Services Staff including the Assistant Director for Sport Programs and Assistant Director for Fitness and Aquatics are located in the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center.