University of Vermont (UVM) Campus Recreation is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Sport Programs (12-month position).
The mission of UVM Campus Recreation is to make student participation in recreational activities an essential component of their UVM experience. By providing outstanding leadership and a variety of high quality program offerings, UVM Campus Rec meets the recreational interests of a diverse student body. Our efforts are focused on activities that create positive social interaction, opportunities for education and development, and promotion of healthy lifestyles among students as well as faculty/staff and community. Learn more about UVM Campus Recreation.
Duties & Responsibilities
Program Planning & Management:
Plan and implement a comprehensive sport program that includes intramural league and tournament sports, an organized open recreation program, special events, and a community-focused summer league program.
Develop, execute, and communicate program policies, procedures, and protocols. Policy development is framed around promoting maximum participation opportunities, excellence in programming, inclusive and accessible programming, and fostering sound risk management practices.
Develop, plan, request, and monitor the sport programs budget each fiscal year, including making recommendations on program fees and long range budget projections.
Collaborate with campus partners regarding special event programming/involvement for undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff.
Responsible for all functional and administrative supervision of student supervisors, sport officials, scorekeepers/program office assistants, and post-graduate intern (50-60 staff).
Provide on-going training, evaluation and support for staff through design and implementation of staff training programs, meetings, and officials training clinics on a regular basis.
Provide opportunities for student employee personal and professional development through the UVM Campus Recreation Student Development Program.
Develop learning outcomes and implement an assessment plan to evaluate staff annually.
Develop learning outcomes and implement assessment of sport programs in accordance with strategic assessment plan.
Review program reports, participant evaluations, statistical data, and other relevant information to make recommendations on scope, size, and nature of future sport programs.
Make recommendations on the strategic direction and planning to the Senior Associate Director of Campus Recreation, Programs.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, student affairs, sport management or a related field.
One year of professional experience working in intramural sports (each year served as a graduate assistant counts as a half year of professional experience).
Candidate must be able to work in an environment that puts a high emphasis on technology and can function and evolve across a variety of platforms.
A demonstrated commitment to issues of social justice and diversity.
Proven ability to supervise and motivate employees.
Strong organization and communication skills.
Master’s degree in recreation, physical education, sport management, student affairs or a related field.
Two to four years of experience in intramural sports program administration.
Experience using IMLeagues.
Experience using RecTrac
Current First Aid, CPR, and AED certification
American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED instructor certified
Experience with Unified Sports
Demonstrated success working with a range of culturally and ethnically diverse populations, and evidence of commitment of fostering a collaborative multicultural environment.
Applications are being accepted through May 31st. All applicants must apply online through UVMjobs.com and search job number 007090. Applications submitted through Bluefish will not be accepted.
About University of Vermont
The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. The university is home to approximately 13,000 undergraduates, graduate students, medical students and 1,471 full and part time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America's most exciting small cities), UVM's setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents. The Gucciardi Recreation & Fitness Center was opened in September of 1999, and contains 120 pieces of cardio and strength training equipment as well as a 30 foot indoor rock-climbing wall. Attached to the Gucciardi Recreation Center, is the PFG Complex, which is shared by Varsity Athletics, Campus Recreation, Club Sports and Physical Education. It offers 6 basketball/volleyball courts, 2 indoor running tracks, 7 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, 6 lane-25 yard indoor pool, 6 indoor tennis/turf multipurpose courts, an ice rink, and three group exercise studios.