Recreation and Wellness at Northern Illinois University is seeking a Facility Operations Assistant Director who is ready to contribute to the success and well-being of NIU’s students, faculty, staff and community members.
Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of all informal recreational activities. Assist in the development and directly oversee implementing, monitoring, and appropriately publishing policies and procedures for facilities. Recruit, select, hire, train, supervise, schedule, and evaluate student employees. Responsible for the mentoring, training, and supervision of Graduate Assistant (s). Coordinate daily facility maintenance including equipment cleaning and preventative maintenance. Assist in budget management, equipment maintenance, and inventory control for the Facilities Operations program. Develop and implement promotions, publications, and marketing strategies.
This position requires outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including sensitivity to and experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities.
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in a field relevant to the position (e.g., Recreation Management, Sport Management, Kinesiology, Physical Education, or closely related field)* 2. Two (2) years (24 months) of experience in the development and administration of recreational facilities and/or programs* 3. Current First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications.
Internal Number: 00002725
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