The department of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Oregon is seeking a qualified Assistant Director for Intramural Sports to provide leadership for a diverse, dynamic and comprehensive intramural sports program, which includes: individual/dual activities, team sports and special events, as well as assist in the operations and oversight of Youth Camps.
The Assistant Director is responsible for the administration and management of the Intramural Sports (IM) Program which includes budget oversight; planning, coordinating and scheduling intramural sports leagues, tournaments and special events; analyze statistical data on participation and assessment. This position will oversee maintenance of recreational field spaces and inventory of equipment used in intramural sports and youth camps; and incorporate current and future technology practices into the IM Program, involving but not limited to; Computer Scheduling, Online Scheduling and Maintenance. This position will manage all intramural participant conduct and eligibility issues in collaboration with the Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps.
This position will oversee department events, including but not limited to, Rec Nights & Duck N2 the Rec.
The Assistant Director supervises a graduate student who oversees the Intramural Sports Athletic Training program; and the Coordinator of Intramurals and Youth Camps. This position will also hire, train, schedule, and supervise IM leads, IM supervisors, and camp counselors.
This position reports to the Department of Physical Education & Recreation Associate Director of Programs.
For full consideration, complete applications must be submitted on line via the UO Careers page by July 19, 2019.
Please refer to the 'Special Instructions to Applicants' section of the job posting for list of required materials.
Breakdown of duties:
50% - Program
Plan, coordinate and manage the intramural sports leagues, tournaments and special events, including Unified Sports.
Develop camp counselors schedules and training.
Prepare and run all meetings with intramural participants prior to each league.
Prepare and oversee registration of all intramural participants.
Perform weekly maintenance for intramural leagues, tournaments and special events.
Coordinate playoff tournaments and awards for the intramural program.
Create the marketing information for the intramural program.
Update policies, procedures, rules, and codes for the intramural program.
Analyze statistical data on intramural participation.
Oversee assessment of the intramural sports program.
Oversee Rec Nights and Duck N2 the Rec.
30% - Supervision
Oversee the Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps who’s main responsibility is to hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate student personnel with a focus on student development and learning for approximately 40 intramural sports and special event programs.
Hire, train, schedule, and supervise intramural student leads, supervisors and camp counselors.
Provide direction for the intramural sports officials program, working with the supervisors of officials to provide training clinics, weekly meetings, supplemental materials and evaluations.
Oversee the GE Athletic Training position who’s main responsibility is to train, mentor and schedule 20 undergraduate student first responders thus allowing intramural sports to safely conduct their programs on campus.
5% - Budget
Support the Associate Director of Programs with budget planning and directly manages the intramural sports budget.
5% - Technology
Incorporate current and future technology practices into the intramural sports program involving but not limited to computer scheduling, online scheduling and maintenance.
3% - Facility and Equipment
Oversee the maintenance of recreational field spaces.
Oversee the purchase and inventory of sports equipment used in the intramural sports and youth camps.
2% - Service
Manage all intramural participant conduct and eligibility issues.
5% - Other
Other duties as assigned (i.e. teams, committees, special projects, strategic planning, assessment, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education or related field.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience directing an intramural sports program, which includes: individual/dual activities, team sports and special events.
CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within 45 days of employment.
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Proficient with using computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, IM Leagues, e-mail, database tracking, and computer maintenance management system).
Excellent customer service skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Master’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field.
Evidence of leadership experience and/or a commitment to student learning and development.
A comprehensive understanding of university Intramural Sports programs, operations and services.
Knowledge and experience in coordinating and delivering Unified Sports programs.
Demonstrated experience working with a youth camp or youth sports program.
Fiscal oversight experience.
Risk Management Experience
Internal Number: 524210
About University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is the only Oregon University System member of the highly selective Association of American Universities (AAU) and is distinguished by the strength and breadth of its instructional and research programs as well as by its sense of community and diverse outreach activities. Located in Eugene, a vibrant city of about 140,000, UO enrolls 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Student Recreation Center (SRC) is central to student life on campus. A major component of the SRC capital master plan was completed in 1999-2000 and most recently in January of 2015. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation is comprised of four primary areas, each headed by an Associate Director: 1. Recreation Programs (intramural sports, fitness, aquatics, rock wall, informal recreation, special programs & youth camps) 2. Physical Education (academic course curriculum) 3. Facilities, Operations and Services 4. Assessment, Development and Business Services. Physical Education & Recreation reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Life. Other units of Student LIfe include Dean of Students, Career Center, Erb Memorial Union, Holden Leadership Center and Parent... and Family Programs. University of Oregon is one of the only large universities in the nation that administers a credit granting Physical Education curriculum within the administrative structure of campus recreation. Over 5,000 UO students take courses each term choosing from over 180 options. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation therefore provides a unique diversity of employment including both academic teaching and recreation leadership opportunities. The University of Oregon has an institution-wide commitment to diversity and multicultural competency. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups.