Responsible for the development and implementation of the Recreation & Wellness Competitive Sports Programs
•Programming & Assessment: Develop, implement, and evaluate programming to ensure program goals/objectives, campus recreation needs, and student interests are being met.
•Develop and Coordinate camps, clinics, and sport tournaments.
•Risk Management: Develop, implement, and continually evaluate an effective risk management plan for the competitive sports programs.
•Policies & Procedures: Develop, implement and evaluate policies and procedures.
•Marketing & Promotions: Design, develop and distribute marketing materials to promote the competitive sports programs. Prepare and maintain the competitive sports web page.
•Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate competitive sports staff including part time employees and student staff.
•Review and approve time sheets.
•Serve as an advisor to the club sports officers.
•Budget preparation and administration for the competitive sport & youth programs.
•Monitor and approve all club sport revenue, expenditures, travel arrangements, and reconciliations.
•Prepare assessment reports including participation statistics.
•Purchase, inventory, and monitor supplies and equipment used within the competitive sports programs.
•Collect and deposit user fees.
•Develop contracts for external agencies & independent contractors as required by the University.
Facility Scheduling & Management
•Schedule the facility and the competitive sports staff, manage the recreation & wellness facilities on evenings and weekends, and other competitive sports facilities utilized by the programs.
•Secure appropriate home contest management personnel.
•Bachelor’s degree: Exercise Science, Sports Management, Recreation Administration, Health & Physical Fitness, Education, or related field
•Minimum 1 year of full time professional experience within a University, municipal/city, or private recreation setting or related 2 years of Graduate Assistant work = 1 year of experience
•Leadership and supervision experience
•Ability to recruit, select, train, supervise, mentor, schedule, and evaluate a diverse recreation student staff team with an emphasis on customer service and student development
•Demonstrated successful experience in developing, implementing, assessing, and marketing recreation programs and special events
•Experience working within a multi-purpose recreation facility, an athletic facility, or related field
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Demonstrated ability to work successfully with people of diverse backgrounds including sensitivity to their needs and concerns
•First Aid/CPR/AED certified or ability to acquire certification within first month of employment
•Ability to work evenings and weekends. Typical work schedule: Sunday-Thursdays from 2:30pm-11:00pm
•Master’s Degree in related field
•Professional recreation management experience in a University setting
•Evidence of designing, developing, and implementing staff training programs
•Experience managing and/or leading outdoor recreation including an indoor rock wall
•Experience working with club sport teams and/or student organizations
•Experience leading youth camps, clinics, and sport tournaments
•Experience officiating and/or training sport officials
•Direct management or supervision experience of a multi-purpose recreation facility, and/or an athletic facility
•Experience in emergency preparedness and risk management/reduction planning
Additional Salary Information: Range C MSUAASF Position: $43,138-$74,719
About Minnesota State University Moorhead
MSUM enrolls 5,836 students from 36 states and 61 countries. MSUM is a member of the Tri-College University, an educational consortium that includes Concordia College of Moorhead, North Dakota State University, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and the North Dakota State College of Science.
Moorhead, Minn. and Fargo, N.D. are central to a thriving regional center with a population of 187,491 and growing for the Metropolitan Statistical Area (2014 Estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau). Higher education is a major community enterprise, with more than 31,000 students contributing to an atmosphere rich in arts, culture, sports and social activities. The communities enjoy a major concert venue; university, independent and community theatres; symphony orchestra; jazz concerts; annual film festivals; civic opera; art galleries and museums; and numerous family attractions and events.
Unemployment rate for Minnesota and North Dakota is at 3.8% and 2.4% respectively, both of which are below the national average of 6.3% (2014). Fargo-Moorhead average travel time to work is 14.7 minutes.
Moorhead public schools serve 5,620 students in an area recognize...d for superior student academic achievement and far-reaching extracurricular activities. Moorhead schools are all new or totally remodeled. For the past 15 years, Fargo public schools have earned the What Parents Want Award from SchoolMatch. Both Minnesota and North Dakota put lots of value on education, as outline in Lumina Foundation's 2014 report. Minnesota ranked second place and North Dakota in fourth place in a list of states ranked on the proportion of young adults with at least a two-year college degree.
Hector International Airport, the paramount airport for the FM area, is served by Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta and United and provides non-stop jet service to/from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Orlando-Sanford, Phoenix-Mesa and Tampa/St. Petersburg.
The Fargo-Moorhead community is ranked among the best places in the country to live, work, attend school and conduct business. Recent community accolades:
Moorhead names Best Small City in America (NerdWallet, June 2015)
Fargo ranked #1 College Town to Find a Job (ZipRecruiter, March 2015)
Fargo's Downtown named seventh best in the nation (Liviability, March 2015)
Fargo ranks First Among Best-Performing Small Cities (The Milken Institute, January 2015)
North Dakota topped the list in physical health with Minnesota landing in the top 10 (Well-Being Index, 2014)
Moorhead has a lower sales tax than 96% of other cities in the state. Groceries and clothing are exempt from Moorhead and Minnesota sales tax (Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, November 2014)
The Fargo-Moorhead metro region is the fourth fastest growing in the U.S. (Bloomberg, October 2014)
Fargo-Moorhead ranked in the top five for highest average credit score, lowest foreclosure rate and lowest credit usage (WalletHub, October 2014)
Minnesota ranked third in the nation as the best state for teachers (WalletHub, October 2014)
North Dakota names best state for women-owned business (OPEN State of Women-Owned Business Report, August 2014)
Fargo-Moorhead among top 100 smartest cities in the U.S. (VentureBeat, July 2013)
F-M metro area ranked number two among mid-sized cities (Area Development, June 2013)
City ranked first in prime workforce growth and fourth in economic strength indicators (Area Development, June 2013)
Fargo-Moorhead in top 25 best cities to retire (Forbes, March 2013)
Fargo-Moorhead placed at the number 5 spot on the List of Best Performing Cities (Milkin Institute, January 2013)
ND ranked number 2 and MN ranked number 5 for the best states in encouraging entrepreneurial development (Bureau of Business Research, October 2012)