Under the umbrella of UCLA Campus Life, a division of Student Affairs, UCLA Recreation is a large department with approximately 90 career/contract and over 1,000 temporary/part-time employees. UCLA Recreation provides extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services. The department offers programming which encompasses the competitive, passive, social, cultural, and instructional aspects of recreational activity. In addition, UCLA Recreation manages 15 of the University's recreational and athletic facilities offering recreation, sport, and numerous multi-use options for student and university events.
Under the direction of the John Wooden Center Facility Manager (Recreation Supervisor, Principal), the John Wooden Center Assistant Manager supports the management of the John Wooden Center (JWC), a multi-use recreational center that includes 13000 sq. ft. of strength & conditioning space, three gymnasia, four hardwood-floor studios, a martial arts studio, multiple racquetball and squash courts, two locker rooms and multiple offices and conference rooms. Users include students, staff, faculty, academic departments, special interest groups, alumni, intercollegiate athletics and other campus agencies.
The successful candidate must possess the attitude and aptitude to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle choices. An entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm for service and the cultivation of an inclusive, safe, and diverse environment for staff, members and guests is of the highest priority for the position.
The incumbent supports the management of the JWC, including Strength and Conditioning Zones. Incumbent will provide high level customer service to various user groups, campus departments and non-university agencies. Incumbent is also responsible for the recruitment, hiring and training of approximately 75 part-time student employees, and ensuring that all areas are adequately staffed and supervised to provide an inclusive recreation environment for students, members, occupants and guests and safe use of space and equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of appropriate terminology in anatomy, biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and exercise adaptations for special populations
Broad working knowledge of the administration and maintenance of a fitness facility, preferably in a campus (University) recreation setting.
Skill in setting priorities that accurately reflect importance of job responsibilities, working independently, and following through on assignments with minimal direction. Skill in prioritizing tasks to complete work in a timely manner with changing workload and multiple or competing requirements and deadlines
Skill in scheduling, developing and supervising student/part-time staff, limited appointment employees and overseeing payroll reporting; policies and procedures. Supervision includes delegating responsibility, training, and evaluating performances.
Demonstrated skill in supervising college-age, older professionals and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, including interviewing, evaluation, corrective action, conflict management, team building and problem solving.
The John Wooden Center is a 24 hour facility. Must be able to flex schedule and work nights, weekends, overnights and holidays as needed.
Working knowledge of and skill in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator use and protocol to assist in emergency response as needed. Knowledge of risk management procedures, including management of Bloodborne Pathogens.
Computer and typing skills for preparing invoices, business forms, correspondence, reports and contracts.
Degree from accredited 4-year institution.
Demonstrated skill in listening perceptively and maintaining equanimity when dealing with conflicts, complaints and difficult situations.
Must hold a fitness certification from a nationally recognized organization (examples include: NSCA, NASM, ACSM, etc.).
Internal Number: 30823
About UCLA Recreation
UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community. It is the function of the department to provide such experiences in a manner which is fully supportive of, and integral to the fulfillment of the academic and public service mission of the University, and contribute to the health, wellness, development, and education of students. In adhering to this responsibility, the department is charged with providing extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services, which reflect the varied leisure needs of the University community.
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