Campus Rec provides recreation, wellness and employment opportunities to inspire, empower and educate. We strive to create a healthy, happy and engaged Portland State community. We are nationally recognized for inclusive and innovative programs and facilities that are available to Portland State students, faculty, staff and alumni.
The Director of Campus Rec leads a comprehensive recreation and wellness program designed to meet the student development needs of a diverse campus community of over 27,000 students. The director will provide leadership, administration, risk management, and fiscal accountability for a portfolio of programs, including: fitness, intramurals, outdoor programs, aquatics, inclusive recreation, and rec clubs. The director will oversee a staff of 3 associate directors, 17 professional staff, and 200+ student employees. This position reports to the Division of Finance and Administration and works collaboratively with other campus partners in Student Affairs, Student Health and Counseling, and other stakeholders in campus wellbeing.
Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or a related field -Five years experience in campus recreation -Two years experience in management at a comprehensive university recreation center at the director, associate director, or assistant director level -Ability to work independently, plan and organize work efficiently
Preferred Qualifications: -Involvement in NIRSA -Experience at an urban or nontraditional student-serving institution -Experience working with healthy campus initiatives or other wellbeing initiatives
To Apply: If this sounds like an exciting opportunity and you meet the minimum qualifications, please go to https://www.pdx.edu/hr/job-opportunities to apply. Click on Apply Here, select Admin, and navigate to Director, Campus Rec. Online applications will be accepted through March 15, 2020.
Additional Salary Information: PSU’s excellent benefits package includes 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.
Internal Number: D91017
About Portland State University
Portland State University is Oregon’s most affordable public research university, located in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities. Our mission to “let knowledge serve the city” reflects our dedication to turning ideas into action — in Portland and around the world. The city is our campus, giving students unmatched access to career connections, a vibrant cultural scene and hands-on learning experiences with hundreds of community partners. More than 27,000 students from all backgrounds bring diverse perspectives to our classrooms and campus life, from the tree-lined Park Blocks to the bustling Urban Plaza and state-of-the-art science labs. We are proud of our world-class faculty, groundbreaking research and international reputation for excellence in sustainability, community engagement and innovation.