The primary purpose of the position is to provide leadership, vision, set priorities, and direct functions of administration, operations, programming, risk management and fiscal accountability for a comprehensive university recreation department which includes multiple facilities, services, and programs to meet the needs of the Mizzou Community. This position is also responsible for the Intercollegiate Mizzou Wheelchair Basketball program, including recruitment of student-athletes. Additionally, this position provides leadership and facility support to campus partnerships including Intercollegiate Athletics for Mizzou Swimming and Diving and Tennis.
Provide direction and leadership to a team of 15-20 professional staff, 350+ student staff, campus partners, and division centralized support functions. Lead program development and enhancements which best supports a culture of service and contribute to the student experience.
Develop and execute short and long-term financial strategies including revenue and sales forecasting, capital plan and project development of maintenance, repair, replacement plans for facilities and fitness equipment, student fee levels, operating and capital budgets, fundraising and development of partnership programs including annual sports and academic scholarship distribution.
Responsible for the management of MizzouRec facilities including the 300,000 sq ft. Student Recreation Complex, Stankowski Outdoor Complex, 2 natural grass recreation and competition fields, and the MU Rec Trail. Develop and execute long range planning for facility enhancements and maintenance through the repair and replacement plans.
Oversight of the strategic program management to insure the delivery of quality service of instructional, fitness, and competitive programs.
Responsible for department risk management and policy and procedure development. Administers, develops and implements programs and facility policies, procedures, and risk management practices.
Develop and execute strategic plan and assessment centered towards the student experience and contributing to university strategic goals for recruitment and retention.
Engage in effective, collaborative working relationships with campus partners, local community, and external organizations to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.
Minimum: A master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 7 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Preferred: Extensive experience in collegiate recreation from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
Additional Salary Information: This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
Internal Number: 31745
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