The Assistant Director for Club Sports is primarily responsible for supervising and strengthening the club sport program, with additional oversight of the team challenge program, sports supervisor staff, and coordination of the department’s welcome week special event.
[To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. Other essential and non-essential responsibilities and projects may be assigned.]
Club Sports (70%)
Coordinate and administer the club sport program (30-34 clubs) in cooperation with the Office of Student Involvement, which provides initial recognition of all student organizations. Clubs are competitive, recreational, instructional, and performance.
Hire, train, and supervise the Club Sport Student Assistant position.
Provide guidance and learning opportunities for club sports leaders and participants, including conducting regular meetings with club officers.
Review, revise, and enforce policies and procedures, including risk management and internal controls.
Implement program utilizing current recreational sports practices and student learning practices.
Serve as a liaison/advisor to the Club Sport Funding Board and monitor the annual club operating budget
Work with clubs on purchases, contracts, and reimbursements.
Coordinate promotional efforts with marketing staff.
Recruit, train, schedule, and supervise Sport Supervisors. This includes 15 student staff that monitor evening activities on the basketball courts, track, and 3rd floor studio space, in additional to outdoor club practices on campus.
Assist in coordination of our annual Real Life Recess event. This welcome back event celebrates students return to campus while promoting our various club sports and departmental program areas.
Team Challenge (15%)
Oversee the Team Challenge program including scheduling and program development.
Coordinate the Team Challenge segment of “Late Night at the Ray” in collaboration with the office of New Student and Family Engagement.
Develop marketing strategies to create awareness of program.
Recruit, supervise, schedule, and train Team Challenge Facilitators.
Administrative Responsibilities (15%)
Prepare quarterly and annual participation reports.
Collaborate with other campus staff and community to promote programs.
Participate on campus wide committees as opportunities arise.
Establish risk management plan to ensure compliance with industry standard of care.
Participate in staff and department meetings as scheduled.
Other duties as assigned.
[The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum education and/or hands-on experience necessary to perform each essential responsibility.]
Master's degree preferred in Sport Administration, Higher Education or closely related field preferred.
At least one year of professional experience or two years' graduate-level experience preferably in recreation and club sports.
Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
Demonstrated experience in supervising and managing club sports or student organizations.
Human resource management abilities.
Leadership and supervisory abilities.
Ability to work as part of a professional team that collaborates effectively with colleagues
Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.
Analytical skills to: identify problems, assess alternatives, and render consistent, logical decisions.
Ability to write concise, logical reports.
Ability to work independently.
Knowledge of standard practices in recreational sports.
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyles.
Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.
CENTERS offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Company paid medical/dental PPO coverage for employees
Voluntary vision plan
401(k)Plan with 8% employer contribution
Company paid long term and short term disability insurance
Company paid life insurance
Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Pre-Tax transit benefits
CENTERS is an equal opportunity employer.
Position open until filled. Review of resumes to begin Monday, June 24
Additional Salary Information: Bonus Eligible
Internal Number: 2019-2316
About CENTERS at DePaul University
CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, Centers remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. Centers is currently operating campus recreation centers at ten universities/colleges within the United States.