Advanced leader for large, complex and diverse non-credited recreational or sports program(s), including responsibility for programmatic and budget oversight and planning. Regularly works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Typically leads or supervises other staff or students.
Sports Clubs empowers students and cultivates a sense of community through intercollegiate competition, leadership development, and engagement opportunities. There are currently over 1600 sports club athletes participating across 30+ teams. These teams are student initiated, student led, and are reflective of their diverse sporting interests. The Sports Clubs Program is committed to being as inclusive as possible with the understanding that specific sports may have participant regulations based on their regional or national governing bodies.
Intramural Sports is your home base for recreational team sports and offers one of the best campus employment opportunities. It’s a program that provides on campus competition between friends or creates opportunities for students to meet others by joining an existing team. Sports and special events vary from quarter to quarter.
Both programs are a part of the UC San Diego Recreation Department and exist primarily to give students the opportunity to experience the commitment, challenge, and enjoyment of a competitive sports experience. A significant role of this position will be to further unify the two programs and create a more cohesive competitive sports unit.
Responsibilities: * Management of all sports clubs and intramural operations including policy development and implementation. * Supervision and direction of career employees, contract staff and students are on-going key areas of responsibilities including hiring, firing, training, disciplining, and positive re-enforcement. * Special event, athletic performance, and risk management development and implementation. * Short- and long-range budgeting. * Training and development of IM officials and SC officers. * Oversight of Athletic Training program, Performance integration and UCOP Concussion Management Program. * Close coordination with Recreation's Events, Operations, and Fiscal teams. * Work direction of Athletic Training staff.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Must be willing and able to travel.
Advanced knowledge of program activity and best practices. Strong ability to analyze and improve programs and processes as needed. Strong experience in the development and management of sports clubs and intramural programs in a university setting.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization. This includes ability to appropriately exercise independent judgment, initiative, tact, diplomacy and patience, and to successfully interact with diverse student, staff, academic and public populations.
Proven supervisory skills, including the ability to effectively and tactfully train, supervise and evaluate career and contract staff, student employees, and program volunteers. Demonstrated ability to transfer motivational impetus to all supervised personnel.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language. Ability to incorporate key program information for inclusion in web-based and other marketing materials. Strong marketing, promotional, publicity, and public relations skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with campus, community and media personnel.
Demonstrates advanced client service leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve non-standard issues.
Advanced proficiency in the use of computer applications relevant to job duties. Demonstrated ability to train others in the use of new and existing systems.
Skills to deliver highly effective service orientation, program management, and make sound judgments decisions; able to use critical thinking skills to develop original and creative problem solving ideas in a varied and challenging environment.
Thorough knowledge of financial principles and the ability to apply them effectively in managing a program that is funded by varies sources and limitations.
Proven ability to anticipate problems in assigned work area, and to identify appropriate solutions, make independent decisions on a day-to-day basis, and assume responsibility for those decisions. Ability to enforce department and University policies.
Strong ability to analyze data and prepare long-range plans. Ability to oversee a variety of long- and short-term projects simultaneously, and to implement effectively any changes needed.
In-depth knowledge of a wide variety of sports and recreational activities, including familiarity with their related equipment, space and travel requirements.
Knowledge of local, regional and national organizations and programs as they relate to current and planned programs. Ability to plan and implement program activities and special events. Creativity and perseverance in initiating, implementing and completing activities.
Demonstrated ability to plan for and manage crisis situations. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures at the program level.
Internal Number: 103305
About University of California-San Diego
UC San Diego Recreation is an integral part of UC San Diego, striving to achieve the same standards of excellence that exists within the university’s academic programs. Recreation programs serve more students than any other co-curricular program at UC San Diego, and, based on annual surveys, are a key component of student satisfaction with their overall UCSD experience. Providing a broad scope of high quality, dynamic recreational experiences that benefit students, staff, faculty and the University community and supporting a culture of Wellness at UCSD, major programs include Intramural Sports; Sports Clubs; Recreation Instructional Classes and camps; Special Events and Outdoor Education. Recreation manages all indoor and outdoor sports facilities on the UC San Diego campus which include RIMAC, Main Gym, Canyonview Aquatic Center, Spanos and all multi-purpose playing fields.. Working in close conjunction with Intercollegiate Athletics, student and staff organizations, and the community, Recreation provides maintenance, scheduling, retail and support services for special events that improve the quality of life on campus. Recreation has an annual operating budget of $17.5 million f...rom various fund sources and employs 74 full time staff and over 800 students. Full time staff are both non-represented and represented employees who span seven different union agreements.
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