Now accepting applications. Application deadline is Friday, March 12th.
Florida State University is seeking a dynamic, innovative and student development-centered individual for the position of Assistant Director, Competitive Sports & Facilities.
The successful candidate will provide shared leadership for a comprehensive university-wide recreational program designed for more than 50,000 students, faculty, and staff, and will assist with cultivating and delivering the departmental brand to the entire community. They will also cultivate an environment that values inclusiveness and diversity, engage in evidence-based decision-making, and promote student development and learning. Florida State University Campus Recreation seeks to engage our community in life-long wellness. We provide quality recreational programs, services, and facilities that maximize opportunities for life-long learning, personal development, and leadership through varied recreational endeavors.
Our department is committed to holistic student development and student empowerment of our more than 700 student employees, through co-curricular experiential learning opportunities and utilizing collaborative partnerships within the Division of Student Affairs, academic programs, student organizations, and other university entities. Our mission is to move people to total wellness.
Serves as the Assistant Director of Competitive Sports & Facilities for Campus Recreation. Responsible for the overall management and coordination of daily operations for competitive sports venues including the Rec SportsPlex (RSP), Main Campus Fields (MCF), Westside Courts, Tully Gym, Harkins Field, and Speicher Tennis Center. Responsible for ensuring quality control measures including customer service and facility maintenance are effective. Evaluates all aspects of safety and risk management practices and procedures. Responsible for assessing current facility operations of a variety of competitive sport venues and evaluates and recommends changes as needed. Assists senior management with long term planning for growth of the competitive sports venues. Recommends and assists with planned capital improvement projects.
Coordinates regular and special event facility scheduling for various user groups including Campus Recreation, registered student organizations, University groups, and external (non-FSU) groups. Provides direction and support for all aspects of facility rentals. Provides detailed consultation to user groups to ensure scheduled activities are within Departmental and University event management guidelines. Responsible for coordinating required contractual agreements and all financial accountability, including invoicing and payment tracking. Serves as a liaison between FSU Campus Recreation and Tallahassee Sports Council for community-wide events and rentals.
Develops, administers, and monitors the annual budget for facility operations including staff wages, expenses, and revenue generation. In partnership with the Assistant Director of Intramural Sports, provides financial supervision and accountability for the Intramural Sports budgetary process related to facility operation, which includes ordering, invoicing, and receiving items. Responsible for equipment inventory at the program, facility, and departmental levels. Works with Maintenance Staff to evaluate and coordinate the purchasing of related facility equipment. Oversees solicitation, evaluation, and execution of vendor contracts. Creates requisitions for purchase orders and ensures accurate and timely payments.
Collects and summarizes facility usage, user satisfaction surveys, and student staff learning outcomes for annual reporting. Develops, interprets, implements, and enforces policies and procedures as they relate to the safe and orderly use of facilities. Provides high level of customer service to participants and patrons, including general questions and disciplinary hearings.
Supervises and mentors the Student Program Coordinator for Sport Clubs. Provides oversight and guidance to the overall management and leadership of the University’s intercollegiate sport club organizations. Oversees recruitment, selection, hiring, training, evaluation, and termination of facility supervisors, program assistants, and maintenance staff. Provides leadership for the overall training and development of OPS student employees in collaboration with Coordinator.
Maintains partnerships and serves on various divisional and departmental committees.
Master's degree in related field and two years of experience.
Experience scheduling daily and special events at various facilities.
To apply, visit https://jobs.fsu.edu. At the FSU site, select the "Browse Job Openings" link. Under the search jobs function, search for 48508. Select apply now.
Candidates must apply via this FSU web site to be considered for the position. Applicants must complete application even if attaching resume. Application deadline is Friday, March 12th.
Applications sent via email or via bluefishjobs.com will NOT be accepted.
Questions regarding the search can be directed to Jenna Ulewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf
Internal Number: 48508
About FSU Campus Recreation
Florida State University is a public institution founded in 1851 in Tallahassee, Florida. Over 41,000 students, including nearly 33,000 undergraduates, currently attend the University at its main campus. Tallahassee is located in the panhandle region of north Florida and is a hub for government as the state capital and for education as home to three institutions of higher education: FSU, Florida A&M, and Tallahassee Community College. The Big Bend area offers a wide range of entertainment, cultural, and recreational opportunities. Tallahassee is less than an hour's drive from the Gulf Coast, 2 hours from both Panama City and Jacksonville, and 4 hours from Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando. Florida State University Campus Recreation provides programming and services to students and FSU staff in the areas of Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Aquatics, Outdoor Recreation, and Challenge Course programming. The department has approximately 25 full-time professionals on staff along over 700 part-time student workers. The department operates seven recreational facilities including the Dr. Bobby E. Leach Student Recreation Center, the NIRSA award-winning Rec SportsPlex outdoor sports faci...lity, and the FSU Reservation Waterfront Park and Retreat Center. For more information about Florida State University, please visit www.fsu.edu.