The Campus Recreation department provides opportunities for USFSP students, faculty and staff to participate in a wide variety of recreational pursuits. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs. The department has 6 full time employees and 100+ part time employees. The budget for Campus Recreation is just over $1 million and Campus Recreation includes Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Recreation, Aquatics, and Special Events.
The Assistant Director of Campus Recreation provides administrative support for the programmatic and operational units within the Campus Recreation department, including supervision of two professional staff. The Assistant Director will directly oversee the Aquatics program, including pool maintenance, pool deck maintenance, lifeguard training, swim lessons; The Edge facility which includes a gaming, lounge, and conference rooms, a bike share program; Event operations which includes reservations, contract agreements with internal and external clients; Summer camps; and Risk Management for entire department. Assistant Director will directly oversee two full time coordinators and their respective program areas: Outdoor Recreation, which includes boathouse operations, sailing lessons, power boating lessons, and adventure trips; Competitive Sports, which includes field and court maintenance, Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs. The Assistant Director is responsible for unit’s budget management, risk management, purchasing and property control and other additional University policies and procedures. The Assistant Director is directly responsibility for contacting and communicating with outside vendors, Coast Guard, Florida Fish & Wildlife and USF Marine Science. Position will require some night and weekends supervisory hours and will need to be accessible by cell phone and/or email. This position is consider an essential personnel for emergency management and may be required to assist with emergency operations.
Supervise professional staff responsible for the coordination of programs areas of Aquatics, Edge Facility, Special Event, Competitive Sports and Outdoor Recreation.
Oversight of scheduling Campus Recreation facility space for special events for internal and external clients through proper contract procedures. Coordinate the activities/events within facilities to include event set up/tear down, adherence to policies and procedures, staff supervision and facility safety and cleanliness. This includes cooperative on-site management of areas of use in facilities; Serve as the lead contact with professional team to ensure that information on all departmental activities, events, outside reservations, and university related matters is disseminated accurately to members and guests; Ensure that facility rental invoices are generated and reconciled in the timely manner; Conduct event and satisfaction assessments with all stakeholders and contracted events.
Responsible for management, operations and maintenance of aquatic equipment control software, risk management, and associated training of staff on equipment. Responsible for inventory including all lifesaving equipment. Identifies and resolves aquatic facility deficiencies including determining whether aquatic systems are operating appropriately and monitor cleanliness of facilities. Oversee Locker Room operations including sales and turnaround for new sales. Plan and supervise safe management of aquatic facility daily operations. Operate aquatic facility to meet all applicable state and local health standards. Obtain necessary facility inspections and certificates. Establish, coordinate, and implement appropriate risk management plans for Campus Recreation facilities and programs. Coordinate maintenance and repairs with Operations and Maintenance. Submit and track work orders to completion. Monitor and record daily pool participation statistics for open rec swim, rentals, and special events. Review, recommend, and implement policies and procedures related to the aquatics facility, programs, and staff. Establish and publish an operating schedule that maximizes the efficient use of the facility and reflects established usage priorities. Responsible for ensuring daily pool cleaning and deck cleaning protocols are completed. Administer and schedule swim lessons and life guarding classes.
Oversee and direct summer community camps; Assist with oversight of the camp registration process; Development and implementation of camp schedule and curriculum; Coordinate, establish, and recommend for approval all fees pertaining to Camp participation; Assist in preparing, submitting for approval and monitoring operational budget; Assist with coordination and oversight all risk management procedures.
Manage day-to-day operations in The Edge facility which houses a gaming area, study/lounge area, conference and program rooms. Oversee Bikes checkout program. Ensure that equipment is available, reserved, and in working order for programmed events. Repair or outsource the repair of equipment as needed. Develop and maintain professional relationships with vendors and monitor product warranties. Conduct regular inventory for all equipment.
Assistant Director will represent Campus Recreation department at appropriate Student Affairs & Student Success and University meetings including committees and work groups.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of four years related experience, including two years of supervisory experience.
Prefer a Masters Degree in Student Affairs, Physical Education, Exercise Science, Sport and Event Management or related and three years of professional experience in a collegiate recreational setting with emphasis in programming, facility management, and special events. Knowledge of risk management issues in collegiate recreation and industry best practices.
Preferred Certifications: First Aid/CPR & AED
MUST apply through the Careers@USF website: https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/index.aspx then click on the Access Career@USF link. Search and locate JOB ID #21662.Deadline to apply is July 22nd at 11:59pm.
Internal Number: #21662
About University of South Florida St. Petersburg
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP), commonly known as USF St. Pete, is a separately accredited institution in the University of South Florida System, located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida by the Tampa Bay waterfront. As part of a multi-institutional system, USF St. Petersburg retains a separate identity and mission while contributing to and benefiting from the associations, cooperation, and shared resources of the USF System. Opened in 1965 as a satellite campus of the University of South Florida, USFSP gained accreditation as a separate entity in 2006. USF St. Petersburg is the only public university in Pinellas County and the only public university offering bachelors and graduate degree programs in the area. USF St. Petersburg enrolled nearly 5,000 students during the fall 2018 semester. Students across the USF System enroll at USF St. Petersburg, creating a typical semester student population of more than 6,000.
USF St. Petersburg has three colleges that offer both bachelor's and master's degrees. The three colleges are the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Business, and the College of Education.The College of Business and the Program of Acc...ountancy are both accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs, fewer than 15 percent of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards for AACSB accreditation. Only 180 institutions worldwide are separately accredited in accounting.
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has an active campus life. The majority of activities involving students are officially the responsibility of the Division of Student Affairs.