JOB SUMMARY: Assist in the development of student staff and sport officials. To oversee the daily operations of the Intramural Sports Program including, but not limited to: scheduling, officiating, supervising, training and risk management. The secondary purpose of this position is to provide development opportunities to the incumbent which could include special projects and/or assignments.
Associate Director of Programs
Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and Community Programs
Intramurals Graduate Assistant
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Help develop, update, know and implement Intramural Sport policies and manuals.
Recruit, hire and train sport officials.
Maintain the Illinois Student Officials Association.
Hire, train, evaluate and promote student staff.
Assist with the development and implementation of Intramural sports and staff schedules.
Maintain a balanced office hour schedule and intramural evaluation schedule that may take place after regular office hours.
Attend all Intramural Sport staff meetings.
Develop and maintain a blended officials training model.
Student Development and Supervision
Recruit, motivate, hire, train, mentor, and evaluate all intramurals staff [approximately 100]
Assist in the supervision and continued development of the intramurals student staff
Serve as liaison between professional and student staff with efforts focused on communication of department initiatives and training staff performance and efficiencies
Serve on a committee responsible for planning Student Staff Appreciation, Staff Olympics, and the End of Year Celebration
Adhere to and maintain divisional performance criteria at a satisfactory level; maintain current certifications
Collaborate with other Campus Recreation units as needed to execute array of programming efforts for diverse participants
Conference and professional development travel participation [state and regional annually, national during second year of assistantship]
Opportunities to work in different areas of Campus Recreation to broaden recreational learning experience and serve on departmental committees
Based on applicant’s desired interest areas, can be flexible creating leadership roles and working opportunities within intramurals program
Participation in departmental committees
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Demonstrate excellent written, phone, and in-person communication
Ability to learn and perform job duties using Microsoft Office, Connect2 Concepts, and IMLeagues Software
Knowledge of facility procedures and emergency action plan
Obtain and maintain certifications in American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens
Position requires flexible work schedule, including evenings, weekends, and academic break periods as necessary
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Recreation, Sport, Tourism Management, Kinesiology, Community Health or Education.
Sports Officiating experience and knowledge of various sports rules.
Email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Mike Jones, Campus Recreation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28, 2020.
Cover letter or resume should indicate (yes or no) if you meet the minimum qualifications for graduate school admission and proposed program of graduate study.
About University of Illinois Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation provides a welcoming environment that inspires the university community to engage in recreation and wellness opportunities. With approximately 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art indoor recreation space, 75 acres of outdoor fields, and a diverse variety of fitness, wellness, and recreational programs, there are many opportunities for students to stay active.
We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds who can help foster communities that strive toward the mission of providing “A place for everyone.” This includes supporting the academic mission of the University by developing environments conducive to student learning and academic success, respecting, appreciating and advocating for the diversity of our student population, and supporting the holistic development of all our students.