The Sport Programs Program Director helps lead and manage a comprehensive Intramural Sports program that offers over 32 intramural sport programs and serves over 5,000 participants annually, and a comprehensive Club Sports program that offers over 25 Club Sports and has over 300 Club Sport athletes.
Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
Recruit, hire, train, develop, and supervise 120-150 student staff including graduate assistant(s), program assistant(s), supervisors, scorekeepers, and officials
Develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate creation and marketing of team and individual activities, competition scheduling, registration procedures, event planning
Mentor and advise over 60 student volunteer club sport officers
Represent department at state, regional, and/or national industry sporting events
Purchase and maintain intramural and club sports equipment and inventory
Manage facilities related to program area
Foster community and campus partnerships including academic groups in support of the Sports Program
Review and enforce policies and procedures
Maintain and utilize risk management best practices
Assist with department and/or facility special events
Maintain industry standards
Serve on University and departmental work teams and committees
Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, management, or related field
One or more years of related experience
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Membership and active participant in NIRSA
CPR/AED and FA Instructor certified
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Experience working in a University setting
Active football, basketball, soccer, baseball, or softball official
Experience planning and hosting large scale events
Experience working or coordinating with state, regional, or national sporting events and/or governing bodies
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Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
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About Georgia Southern University, Statesboro Campus
Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students on three vibrant campuses—the Armstrong campus in Savannah, the Statesboro campus, and the Liberty campus in Hinesville. Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery, and personal growth. Nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as working citizens.Since 1906, the University’s hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University’s mission is the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed th...rough integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern lays claim to being the most beautiful campus in the state. Comprising more than 690 acres, the University grounds are an arboretum-like treasure featuring gently rolling lawns, scenic ponds and soaring pines. The historic core of campus is the quintessential college portrait – Georgian-style red brick buildings with white columns around a sweeping, tree-lined circular drive. Beyond this circle, classic and contemporary lines blend to showcase continuing growth and expansion of facilities. Statesboro, a safe and classic Main Street community of approximately 30,000 residents, is located an hour from historic Savannah and beach resorts, and just over 200 miles from Atlanta.Campus Recreation and Intramurals (CRI) is a team oriented/student learning workplace that is currently comprised of 30 full-time professional employees and over 350 student employees. Campus Recreation and Intramurals operates a state of the art, 215,000 square foot facility known as the RAC or Recreation Activity Center. The RAC is the center piece of the 15-acre M.C. Anderson Park which includes lighted fields to accommodate softball, flag football, soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, rugby and lacrosse. CRI also operates a 18-hole championship golf course located at University Park approximately 6 miles from campus. The course was rated one of the Top 25 new courses by Golf Digest for 2014. Opened in the Fall of 2015, CRI also operates the Shooting Sports Education Center (SSEC) adjacent to the RAC. It features 30,000 square feet of dedicated recreation space to the shooting sports of archery and firearms. CRI employs energetic and creative people who are highly motivated and have diverse talents. The department is seeking committed professionals to help advance our mission and strategic plan.