Longwood University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Sports Programs. This position will be responsible for coordinating the intramural sports and sport clubs programs and will be involved with Student Affairs teams and other activities.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Coordinating and marketing a comprehensive intramural sports program to include leagues, tournaments, and events
Hiring, training, and supervising student staff to work as officials, sport club managers and event supervisors
Coordinating and marketing a comprehensive club program to include event and risk management, student leadership training, assessment of learning outcomes and overall management
Leading the Sport Club Council in its collaborations of Lancer Park Sports Complex (scheduling, upkeep, supervision, event and risk management)
Advising more than 20 sport club teams in their day to day operations and leadership development
Coordinating Athletic Training oversight of the sport club program
Working closely with SGA and SCC for budget development
Managing Campus Recreation Summer Conference facility schedule and offerings with University Events and Ceremonies
Assisting with departmental special events including supervision, set-up and clean-up of late night events, staff training and professional development programs
Coordinating event preparation for recreational fields and areas in collaboration with grounds staff
Being involved with Student Affairs teams and activities
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in recreation management, physical education, student personnel or related field; Master’s degree preferred
Officiating knowledge in multiple sports. Official’s certification(s) preferred
Campus Recreation experience as an undergraduate, graduate student assistant, or professional staff is preferred
Occasional movement of heavy equipment such as bleachers or goals
Outdoor work to include heat and cold weather
This position will require significant physical movement while training officials, performing field preparations, and ground equipment
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends
Experience in administering a club sport program preferred
NIRSA involvement preferred
This position is a full-time, administrative & professional faculty, exempt position. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. Salary range is $38,000 – $40,000 and will be commensurate with credentials and experience. A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or email@example.com.
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A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, position posted 5/18/2021. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and attach (under Resume) a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact details of three references.
Link to apply: https://longwood.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=131213
Additional Salary Information: Salary range is $38,000 – $40,000 and will be commensurate with credentials and experience.
Internal Number: GA337
About Longwood University
A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.
Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 37,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.