Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals
The Director of Campus Recreation reports to the Vice President for Student Services. This position will lead the university’s Office of Campus Recreation in the development of programs, services, facility management and the establishment of sound operational functions, risk management practices, and student wellness in concert with broader student success initiatives both active and in development. The position is responsible for the overall vision, strategic planning, ongoing assessment and operation of Campus Recreation for the Office of Student Services to include the daily management of the Collins Fitness Center. Specific duties include developing intramural activities, fitness programs, personal training, and collaborating with the student success center, counseling and psychological services center, health services, and human resources for wellness programming. In addition to the development, the Director will develop ongoing assessments and evaluations of program developments to guide future programming decisions and resource allocation. The Director is responsible for the fiscal functions of the Office of Campus Recreation, to include long-term forecasting for equipment updates, maintenance, and expansion to meet the recreation and wellness needs of the TU campus.
Supervises the development, implementation and evaluation of all programs, policies, procedures, and operations
Collects, analyzes and reports on data relevant to facility and program use, student/staff feedback and department and campus wellness goals
Forecasts, measures and adjusts operational strategy in consideration of trends, facility and program usage
Directs ongoing review and development of risk management plans, emergency response plans, operational manual and rules for fitness center usage based on industry standards
Solicits student, faculty and staff feedback for continuous improvement to positively impact customer satisfaction, fitness and wellness goals
Reviews and monitors facility schedule to optimize usage for all constituents across campus
Develops the strategic plan for Campus Recreation and leads implementation of short-term and long-term plans
Manages the annual operating budget to include planning for ongoing maintenance, equipment replacement, and long-term development of programs and resources
Develops campus wellness programming initiatives in partnership with student success team, counseling and psychological services and human resources
Coordinates with university community to utilize center for revenue generation and facility schedule optimization
Handles supervisory responsibilities in accordance with NIRSA standards and applicable laws to include recruitment, training and evaluating staff and program development
Supervises three administrative staff members a graduate assistant and student workers
Reviews and approves all purchasing and departmental expenses
Manages contractual obligations associated with delivery of recreation management and services
Performs other duties as assigned/needed
Master's degree in a relevant field of study from an accredited institution; a minimum of five years of progressive leadership and administrative experience; experience with budget development, proven experience with recreation services to include the development, implementation, and assessment of successful programs in recreational sports, fitness, and wellness; experience with management, and fiscal reporting; knowledge and experience in recreational facility operations and management; strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; membership with the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA); strong computer and social media skills and proven experience with data collection, assessment and continuous improvement for campus recreation and facilities management.
Master's degree in Higher Education, Recreation Management, College Student Personnel, or a related area from an accredited institution; Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional (RCRSP); proven experience managing campus recreation services at the collegiate/university level; and certification and/or education in exercise science, kinesiology, nutrition and personal training.