This position manages all recreational facilities and informal programming during operational hours on the ODU campus. The responsibilities associated with this position are critically important to the success of the operation of the Recreation and Wellness department. Responsibilities include budget management, related risk management, scheduling and management of facility and field events, inventory, maintenance, and purchasing of facility equipment including fitness equipment and special event equipment and materials. The responsibilities also include oversight of hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating all student operations staff as well as the Graduate Assistant, Coordinator of Aquatic & Informal Recreation and Equipment Maintenance position. In addition, the position is the liaison with the University's Facility Management Department to ensure operational and project management functions are complete during and after operating hours. This position is responsible for maintaining current certifications and continuing education related to the recreation field. This position assists in long range planning and implementation of departmental programming as it relates to the overall mission of the Division.
Master's degree in recreation administration, sports management, or related field OR a bachelor's degree in the areas previously indicated along with experience equivalent to an advanced degree. First Aid, CPR, AED certifications required or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment. Possession of or ability to acquire a valid Virginia State driver's license. Demonstrated experience in facility management and informal recreation programming is required. Knowledge or experience in event management including scheduling, logistical management, and customer service. Experience with budget management, risk management, procurement of fitness equipment, and personnel management. Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, experienced in desktop publishing, and willing to learn new software programs. Demonstrated technical knowledge of equipment inventory and management of informal recreation equipment is required. Knowledge of budget justification and management, excellent organizational, project management, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with individuals and departments on campus and in the surrounding community. Ability to work evenings and weekends as required by the responsibilities of the job.
Some experience in a university or collegiate setting. Some knowledge of student development practices and principles.
Internal Number: FP410A
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused, public doctoral research university for high-performing students from around the world who want a rigorous academic experience in a fast-paced and profoundly multi-cultural community.With an enrollment of more than 24,000 students, the university offers 70 bachelor's, 54 master's and 42 doctoral degree programs and 2 educational specialists degrees. ODU's eminent scholarship and innovative and engaging teaching foster nationally recognized programs. A determined entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving drives cutting-edge research and strategic partnerships with government, business, industry, organizations, and the arts.In addition to its 185-acre main campus in Norfolk, Old Dominion operates higher education centers in Hampton, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth. The University also offers over 100 academic programs through a thriving distance learning network.It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation. An integral p...art of this policy is to administer recruiting, hiring, working conditions, compensation, training, opportunities for advancement, and termination of employment for all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.