Georgia State University, Department of Recreational Services, is searching for an outstanding candidate to fill the role of Assistant Director, Competitive Sports. This position is based at the Downtown Atlanta campus.
The scope of responsibility will include these specific duties but is not limited to the following,
Developing, promoting, and implementing a comprehensive sports program of teams, individuals, and club sports organizations
Assist with assessment efforts focusing on identifying participation levels, program participant interest, and learning and development objectives
Develop recommendations and implement new programs and activities
Develop risk management procedures to include student travel, participant safety, and emergency action plans, and act as primary liaison with the department Safety and Risk Management
Supervise, mentor, evaluate and effectively directly lead two full-time Coordinators (Competitive Sports and Outdoor) and indirectly lead 7 Graduate Assistants, 55+ student assistants, and 30+ volunteers
Support with the recruitment, hiring, training, and scheduling of student staff in the positions of program assistants, sports assistants, and officials. Maintain an effective working relationship with the Associate Director and Marketing Specialist to develop marketing strategies and promotional materials
Collaborate with campus partners that include but are not limited to GSU Police, Greek Life, and Athletics to develop collaborative programs and services that support student success
Work with the Business Services staff in developing and managing the Competitive Sports program budget(s) to include payroll, equipment, and supplies
Initiate all club travel authorization and reimbursement forms
Work collaboratively with other division and department staff to define facility maintenance requests and schedule appropriately
Manage and maintain the current fleet of vehicles and trailers
Ensure drivers are authorized and trained accordingly
Administer van reservation process for department programs
Attend state, regional, and national tournaments/workshops and support the committees that serve at these events
Perform other professional duties as assigned.
This position will require some weekend and evening hours.
Disclaimer:This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion of the employee’s direct supervisor.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Recreation, Sports Administration, or related field.
3 years of experience specifically with either Intramural or Sport Club programming in a University Recreation program.
High School or equivalent officiating experience in a variety of sports.
Application must be made through Georgia State University’s HR website. Reference position #21000362. Include 3 separate documents - Cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 professional reference names, phone numbers, and email addresses.
Additional Salary Information: FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible)
Internal Number: 21000362
About Georgia State University
The purpose of the Department of Recreational Services is to promote healthy lifestyles through exceptional recreational programs, services, and facilities. On the Atlanta campus, Recreational Services is housed in the 161,000 square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC). Our two off-campus sites are also managed by the department; Panthersville Recreation Complex, an outdoor lighted multipurpose athletic field area and the Indian Creek Recreation Area which includes the Lodge, Challenge Course, Outpost, an outdoor pool, event lawn, and sand volleyball court. Recreational Services also provides programs at services at our 4 Perimeter locations of Clarkston, Decatur, Newton and Dunwoody. Georgia State University is a member of the University System of Georgia.