The Associate Director of Intramurals and Adventure Programs serves as the catalyst in providing a vibrant and comprehensive intramural program for the campus community. Facilitates the University’s team building and challenge course program and new climbing wall (fall 2020). The AD will provide strategic vision, and manage and support all facilities and programs associated with the Office of Intramurals and Adventure Programs. Strong collaboration and intentional outreach is essential with numerous campus constituents associated with the undergraduate student body, the Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, Student Activities, Residential Life, International Education, Athletics and the Law School.
Serves as Student Affairs lead resource on intramural and related program matters. Administers comprehensive intramural program with responsibility for budget, facilities, equipment, scheduling, marketing, registration, student staffing, supervision, trends and assessment. Collaboration with members of Athletics staff regarding facility and field use.
Develops and plans year-long intramural schedule, including some summer opportunities. Develops programming for both league play opportunities and team sports tournaments/all day events along with a limited number of semi-annual recreation tournaments and competitions. Ensures that intramural activities are sufficiently staffed.
Develops positive work relations with students, faculty, staff, administration and community members. Proactive approach in facilitating campus programming with intentional connections to student organizations and influential student leaders in an effort to market and promote programs and events.
Develops marketing and outreach methods to engage students from all backgrounds and with a variety of athletic experience.
Facilitates student development, leadership initiatives, and comprehensive program planning. Encourages and supports student self-governance.
Actively participates in meetings, committees, and Student Affairs initiatives. Primary member of team that facilitates campus programs and events.
Facilitates team building programs for a variety of campus leaders and groups in athletics, residential life, Greek life, leadership development and inclusion and engagement. Supervises and facilitates groups on the Challenge Course (low and high ropes) and Alpine Tower. Provides monthly adventure night programs and student training opportunities. Coordinates course and tower inspections to ensure safety of equipment.
Assists in the management of indoor climbing facility and develops student training programs and opportunities for safe climbing experiences for campus community members. Maintains weekly open hours ensuring adequate staffing and rental equipment. Schedules and coordinates daily, monthly and annual facility inspections.
Recruits, hires, trains and evaluates student supervisors and sports officials in areas such as intramurals, outing club barn, pavilion and bike shop. Works in concert with Director of Outdoor Education and assists with Outing Club endeavors when available and prioritized.
Assists in the planning, leading and execution of a number of existing programs such as: Outing Club break trips and monthly series, Appalachian Adventure, First Aid/CPR/AED trainings, First Year Orientation and Perspectives tours.
Additional related duties as assigned.
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