The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In it's history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 18 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.
Responsible for the development and facilitation of traditional and outdoor adventure based programs with the goal to build towards the development of the Pioneer Outdoor Sports and Leadership Program.
Work directly with our Alpine Club and Outdoor Sport Clubs to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for working as trip leaders for all outdoor opportunities.
Outdoor Leaders are exposed to many facets of leadership opportunities including group management, outdoor living, wilderness medicine, trip/course planning, critical thinking, and skill acquisition in the following outdoor activities: backpacking, hiking, camping, rock climbing, kayaking, paddle boarding, rafting, fishing, skiing, and snowboarding.
Responsible for the direction, administration and coordination of the club sports program by working with club sport coaches and student leadership to foster growth in leadership skills, student engagement, alumni engagement, fundraising, community service, and competitive success.
Responsible for the direction, organization, supervision, and evaluation of the intramural sports program.
Responsible for Student Programs planning and implementation including, but not limited to:
Ensuring all student programs and/or events are scheduled in EBMS in accordance with Ritchie Center Scheduling Policies.
Ensuring all student programs and/or events are set-up in RecTrac and ready for registration a minimum of 30 days prior to start date.
Creating and maintaining club, trip, and activity plans, outlines, and/or processes. Responsible for conducting an annual evaluation of program processes and procedures.
Work with your supervisor and the Director of Marketing & Communications to develop program marketing and communication plans for current and potential student program participants and alumni. Adhere to developed marketing and communication plans throughout the year.
Manage student programs revenue/expense budget in a fiscally responsible manner and achieve approved fiscal goals. Work with supervisor to accurately develop, forecast, and analyze program budgets.
Manage registrations and donations for the student programs responsibility area. This includes validating new member account set-up, changes/cancellations/holds to student and alumni accounts, fee collections and reconciling rejected/declined payments, and sending confirmation/thank you's.
Responsible for attaining fundraising and operating revenue goals in the student programs responsibility area. This includes development and implementation of an annual fundraising plan, managing classes, trips, activities, summer camps, and other program offerings to achieve goals.
Responsible for creating and managing a consistent quality experience for students.
Perform quarterly operational audits (climbing wall, equipment, registration, etc) to ensure optimal safety and efficiency.
Provide monthly, quarterly and annual program reports related to the student programs responsibility area.
Monitor cash handling process into RecTrac for accuracy.
Input and monitor pass, activity and donations framework into the RecTrac system as needed.
Develop, implement and maintain parking permit distribution system for the student programs responsibility area.
Responsible for procurement of supplies to maintain adequate equipment/supply levels for the student programs responsibility area.
Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and supervising all student programs personnel. This includes recruiting/interviewing candidates, ensuring hiring paperwork is complete for selected applicants, development/maintenance of schedule for staff, evaluation of staff performance, training all staff in accordance with duties outlined in the position description, as well as maintain up to date personnel files with valid certifications.
Ensure all part-time staff payroll is entered accurately and within the timeframe set by the University.
Responsible for scheduling student programs space usage through EBMS and with external partners.
Model excellence in all customer interactions to serve as an example for other divisional full and part time staff.
At all times, maintains proper uniform and appearance when representing the University of Denver and the Division of Athletics & Recreation.
Manage all communication centers to ensure information is accurate and available to internal and external parties. This includes general information, contact information, special details (parking, closures, etc.) and registration information.
At all times, maintains problem solving perspectives related to customer service interactions. This includes addressing issues and offering solutions.
Address facility and equipment issues using established work order/work request processes. Ensure adequate supply levels, equipment functionality and facility standards related to programs.
Communicate effectively, appropriately and timely to all participants, staff members, potential students, alumni and donors, and colleagues or professional contacts
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Communication Skills: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and participation statistics. Also, familiarity with financial concepts such as depreciation, contribution margin, etc.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
Public Relations: Ability to work with the public with tact and judgment. Excellent organizational skills required.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be able to operate work-related equipment; and effectively communicate verbally with customers and employees of the university. The employee must be able to frequently move about the office with capability of transporting files or objects up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: The employee works in a variety of settings both indoors and outdoors. Evening and Weekend hours are expected.
Time Management: The employee must have exceptional time management and be able to prioritize and accomplish the most important tasks on a daily basis.
Flexibility: The employee must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to new trends and in turn provide new opportunities for student engagement.
Teamwork: The employee must be able to work within a team environment and also develop a team with the personnel that they directly supervise.
CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood Borne Pathogen.
Club Sports background.
Event planning experience.
Climbing Wall background.
First Aid & AED Instructor.
Systems Knowledge in RecTrac, EBMS, WebTrac.
Work Schedule Varies, nights and weekends are required.
Application Deadline For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.
Special Instructions Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Range Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.
Please include the following documents with your application: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
Internal Number: 493352
About University of Denver
DU is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, with approximately 11,700 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The Daniels College of Business is the one of the largest colleges within the University, with 1,800 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. We offer a variety of majors and minors, including two bachelors degrees, four MBA degree programs and seven specialized masters degrees. Founded in 1908 and continuously accredited by AACSB International since 1923, we transform lives, organizations and communities through educational experiences, outreach and knowledge creation. We are committed to the principles of multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusive excellence through involvement and participation in university and college wide projects and initiatives. Daniels is proud to be among the top business schools nationally and internationally to receive recognition for its graduate and undergraduate programs from U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Princeton Review.