The University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director for Aquatics & Risk Management. This position is responsible for the oversight of the aquatics and risk management efforts for the Department of Recreational Sports (RecSports), including aquatic facility oversight, certification courses, Learn-To-Swim programs, and safety & risk management programming. This position will have oversight of budgets, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating risk management and aquatics professional and student staff, and assist in the development and administration of department-wide risk management policies and procedures.
Salary offer will be commensurate with experience and education. The minimum requirements for the position are a Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
The University of Florida is one of only 17 public land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. With an enrollment of 50,000 students, UF provides high quality instruction to prepare the future leaders of the state and nation. The Department of Recreational Sports strives to provide an extensive array of leisure and recreational opportunities. Approximately 84 percent of UF students participate in RecSports programs and services, which include the Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education (CORE), two recreation centers, two strength and conditioning areas, an assessment center, a training center, an indoor track, nine multi-purpose field areas, an outdoor recreation complex, two lakeside parks and the UF Outdoor Team Challenge Courses.