The primary function of this position is to oversee the operations and maintenance of the Student Wellness and Recreation Center (SWRC) and to provide vision and leadership to meet the recreation and wellness needs of NIC students, staff, and alumni. This position is responsible for the development, organization, implementation and oversight of campus recreation programs including: Outdoor Pursuits, NIC Challenge Course, Recreational Sports, and Fitness Programs
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list includes but is not limited to the following:
Manage the operational, financial, and personnel functions for all SWRC and campus recreation programs
Supervise campus recreation staff, interns, student employees, and work study students
Initiate departmental business planning and facilitate the development and implementation of operating procedures, policies, learning outcomes and assessments used in the campus recreation programs
Create membership and program driven operational budgets and strategies for revenue generation
Establish and implement the risk management and emergency action plans for the SWRC
Manage operating software including member management, point of sale, data reports, and equipment check out
Manage external vendor contracts and equipment inventory for the SWRC, which includes replacement, repair and upgrades
Develop, maintain and report measurement data to include: usage, assessment and evaluation including the production of an annual report
Develop and administer internship programs to include recruiting, training, and management of interns
Oversee planning of large-scale projects, special events, and collaborative efforts with internal and external partners
Coordinate with various NIC departments to promote campus-wide wellness initiatives including employee engagement
Develop educational programming for students, including health and wellness education
Work with Communications and Marketing to promote the Student Wellness and Recreation Center as a tool for recruitment and retention
Promote and maintain a positive culture and learning environment within the SWRC, which in turn contributes to NIC Mission fulfillment: student success and community engagement, educational excellence, stewardship and diversity.
Engage in campus meetings & committees that pertain to the success of campus recreation
Serves on-call for issues that may occur with any departmental operations and events
Maintain a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students, and the community
Performs other duties as assigned
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of five years of full-time related work experience with progressive responsibilities, including supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s degree in recreation, education or a related area preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
CPR/ First Aid and current driver’s license; CPR/ First Aid/ AED instructor certification or ability to obtain it within first six months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to understand, interpret and apply college policies and procedures regarding operations, principles, and practices
Ability to understand, interpret and apply business development plans.
Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate a complex operation, using manpower, time, funds, and other resources for the accomplishment of long-term and short-term goals for the college
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff and the community
Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities
Ability to integrate resources, polices, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions, and other outcomes
Ability to apply budgetary and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Ability to use a personal computer, SWAC operating software, and other office equipment at a proficient level
Ability to work flexible schedule including: nights, weekends and on call
Ability to travel locally on a regular basis and regionally or nationally on occasion
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an employee in the normal course of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, crouch, use fingers and hands to keyboard or type and handle materials repetitively and to talk and hear in person and by phone. The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, twist and reach overhead with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 pounds with assistance or accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to dust, loud noises, moving parts and machinery. The employee is infrequently exposed to outside weather conditions, dim lighting, working in confined areas chemicals and fumes, airborne and blood borne pathogens and bodily fluids. The employee may use a variety of hand tools on a frequent basis and heavy equipment infrequently. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Internal Number: 19-141
About North Idaho College
Founded in 1933, North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the stunning shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs.
Everyday our employees come together with the goal of investing in the future, through our students. At NIC, we firmly believe that our employees make the difference in the success of the institution. We seek to attract and hire employees who are knowledgeable, innovative, up for a challenge, and team players. It is a place where your diversity of culture, thinking, learning and leading is sought and celebrated. At NIC, employees take pride in the work that they do and are always improving the quality of education and services we offer. When you are employed at NIC, you can count yourself among those who are building a better future for our students and the communities we serve.