Under the general supervision of the Director of Campus Recreation, the Assistant Director for Campus Recreation will serve as the lead facilities and operations manager for the new, state of the art, 118,700 square-foot, Mashouf Wellness Center, which opened in 2017. The incumbent also supports Campus Recreation scheduling and management of other on-campus sport and recreation facilities, including the Gymnasium and outdoor field spaces on campus. Additionally, the Assistant Director leads the departmental in setting policy and practice for sustainability, assessment, and risk management. As a management position, the Assistant Director will serve as part of the Campus Recreation administrative leadership team supervising the professional and student staff working in facilities management, operations, space reservations, marketing, memberships, and outreach.
As an Administrator and part of the Campus Recreation executive team, the Assistant Director is involved in: planning of department personnel and financial needs; advice and consultation with daily operations support to the professional team and student assistants within the overall department; and participation in the advice and consultation for mission-driven values and outcomes. The Assistant Director performs highly complex professional student services by reviewing multifaceted individual, group or organizational problems, developing and recommending courses of action and implementing proposed solutions. The Assistant Director will support the strategic mission of the San Francisco State University campus, Student Affairs & Enrollment Management cabinet area, Division of Student Life, and Campus Recreation/Mashouf Wellness Center and its role in student access, learning, success, and graduation.
Assign work, lead, manage, supervise, and mentor 3 professional staff (Campus Rec Coordinators for Facilities, Memberships & Outreach, and Marketing & Participant Engagement) in the effective and efficient performance of work assignments of assigned areas including facilities management, operations, space reservations and scheduling, memberships, outreach, marketing, and participant engagement.
Lead, manage, supervise, and mentor student and part-time staff (direct and indirect reports) within an organizational model with a strong commitment to student leadership and student development.
Lead, manage and supervise staff in the identification, development and execution of strategic initiatives in support of department, cabinet area and University strategic plans, goals, and objectives.
Conduct staff recruitment searches and performance evaluations as appropriate.
Support staff development and growth towards career goals and accomplishments.
Strive for excellence within an inclusive and equitable work environment.
Actively develop a strong professional and student staff team that promotes intra-program collaboration within the Mashouf Wellness Center.
Work in developing the facilities and operations program areas into a strong, cohesive team.
Actively lead and/or participate in staff meetings, staff trainings, regional and national organizations, University-wide committees and work teams, and other departmental meetings as appropriate.
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Promote understanding and ensure compliance with Federal, State, California State University (CSU), campus and cabinet area policies, and regulatory and statutory requirements.
Actively advise and educate University employees and Mashouf Wellness Center participants and stakeholders about compliance requirements, trends and industry best practices.
Lead assessment efforts for department: collect and utilize data and provide written and oral reports to participants and stakeholders to actively update and provide basis for informed decision-making.
Lead risk management efforts for department.
Partner with and lead the Mashouf Wellness Center staff in identification, planning, development, execution, and review of strategic initiatives.
Practice resilience and strong change management to help with adaptation within a newly established and constantly changing environment.
Work collaboratively on gaining student input and involvement in a variety of settings, including through the Mashouf Wellness Center Advisory Council and Committees.
Work closely with administrative support to provide proper administrative oversight of appropriate revenues, expenditures, payroll, budget, and accounting functions.
Oversee the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and operational systems for safely and successfully operating the Mashouf Wellness Center.
Work with in-house and other campus entities to secure facilities from unauthorized or improper usage.
Work with Facilities Services to work with adherence to Service Level Agreements, develop a formalized plan for routine facility and equipment inspections, as well as custodial and maintenance (regular and long-term) plans for the Mashouf Wellness Center.
Develop and implement operations and practices that support philosophies and practicalities of sustainability incorporated into the design of the facility.
Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with on and off-campus entities including, but not limited to the following: Associated Students; Department of Kinesiology; Intercollegiate Athletics; Environment, Health & Safety; Facilities Services; Health Promotion & Wellness; Risk Management; Student Life (Residential Life, Student Activities & Events, Career Services, New Student Programs, etc.); Student Health Center; SF State Sustainability; University Communications; University Police Department; and other units as appropriate.
Develop work in support of healthy people and communities, and efforts towards student success, retention, and graduation.
Exercise departmental authority on behalf of the Director when the Director and Associate Director are absent.
Demonstrated knowledge of facility management and operations, repair, maintenance, and risk management.
Demonstrated record of successfully planning, leading, implementing, supervising, and evaluating programs, projects, or initiatives in accordance with applicable guidelines, regulations, and policies.
Proven ability to work effectively and respectfully in a culturally diverse and ethnically rich environment.
Proven ability in the effective supervision, management, and evaluation of personnel, including the ability to inspire, influence and lead others towards achieving and maintaining high rates of participant and employee satisfaction.
Demonstrated ability to articulate the role student life plays in recruitment, student success, retention, and graduation, and a commitment to college student development and student leadership.
Knowledge of the LEED rating system and a demonstrated commitment to sustainable business operations.
Prior experience managing a collegiate recreation or sports facility.
Direct personnel management experience (hiring, training, and evaluating) of full-time/career staff.
Certification in American Red Cross Adult First Aid/CPR/AED or equivalent.
About San Francisco State University
About San Francisco State University: SFSU is a large, comprehensive, urban university of 30,000 students located in an unusually vibrant and beautiful city with a rich intellectual and cultural life. The University has distinguished itself as an active center of academic scholarship, creative innovation, and civic involvement. Through its six academic Colleges, SFSU offers undergraduate and graduate instruction for professional and technical careers as well as broad liberal arts education. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are offered in over one hundred academic areas. SFSU is a culturally diverse campus that is part of the 23-campus California State University system.The Campus Recreation Department is a unit within the Division of Student Life, and resides within Student Affairs & Enrollment Management.