The Assistant Director provides leadership, vision, and supervision of a comprehensive Sport Clubs Program comprised of 30 nationally competitive sport teams. The Assistant Director is committed to promoting Campus Recreation values of inclusion, community, integrity, and development by creating an inclusive environment for team members at team meetings, practices, and for spectators at team competitions.
The Assistant Director is responsible for daily administration, supervision, and management of the overall Sport Clubs Program, focusing on comprehensive development training and leadership opportunities for student team members and coaches. This position is directly responsible for the development and delivery of policy training and education curricula to Sport Clubs Program participants, which averages 150 team officers, 1,100 team members, and 50 coaches each academic year. The Assistant Director is responsible for scheduling and staffing Campus Recreation and auxiliary activity spaces, including the Moby Complex, Glenn Morris Gymnasium and Field House, Indoor Practice Facility, and 33 acres of outdoor fields, and contracting with multiple off-campus locations for Sport Club team practices and competitions with other collegiate sport club teams.
The Assistant Director is responsible for recruitment, selection, and direct supervision of 9-month Athletic Training Coordinator and the 10-month Sport Clubs Program Coordinator position. The Assistant Director also recruits, selects, and directly supervises 5 student hourly Sport Club Advisors who responsible for facilitating all aspects of club operations, and 8 student hourly Sport Club Managers who are responsible for facilities supervision and program operations during all Sport Clubs practices, competitions, or team related events. The Assistant Director is responsible for club budget management, leadership, and development (fundraising) initiatives with 30 Sport Club teams’ officers and coaches.
The Assistant Director serves as an expert, resource, and standing member on the Campus Recreation Student Staff Development Committee and Campus Recreation Risk Management Committee. This position is the primary liaison with the Student Resolution Center and SLiCE Office for student organizations.
The Assistant Director works collaboratively with other areas of the Department, the Division of Student Affairs, the University, and external constituents to promote and facilitate Sport Club competitions to enhance the students’, parents’ and families’, and competitors’ experience.
The Assistant Director is committed to promoting Campus Recreation values of inclusion, community, integrity, and development by creating a welcoming environment in department facilities and via programming to a diverse University community.
Some evening and weekend hours dependent on programmatic offerings, University calendar, area requirements, or department/university events are required.
Master’s degree in exercise science, physical education, kinesiology, recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, student affairs, or comparable degree
Three years of full-time work experience managing a recreation program or facility in a collegiate recreation program
Two years direct supervision of staff
Direct personnel management experience of campus recreation program/facility student staff: recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, and disciplining
Budget management experience
Demonstrated knowledge of student travel regulations, policies, fiscal procedures, and documentation
Experience developing and leading educational sessions to college students
Full-time work experience managing a sport clubs program at a higher education institution
Direct personnel management experience of full-time/career staff: hiring, training, and evaluating
Budget development experience
Experience with fundraising and donor relations
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills such as teaching, developing/delivering presentation content/materials; writing reports, proposals, professional correspondence, manuals, etc.
Experience programming or service delivery for diverse community populations
Experience with designing, implementing, and analyzing student learning outcome assessments and utilizing results to inform area planning
Colorado State is located in Fort Collins, a city of 165,000 – 65 miles north of Denver. The City offers a unique blend of metropolitan advantages and small town friendliness. Located at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins, with its ideal climate, provides easy access to numerous activities.Colorado State University has approximately 33,000 students. Campus Recreation, an auxiliary unit in the Division of Student Affairs, provides wellness and healthy lifestyle oriented programs, events, and services to Colorado State University students and employees via seven programmatic areas: Student Recreation Center, Aquatics, Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Program, and Climbing Wall. Eight service units – Membership Services, Business Office, Information Technology, Communications/Marketing, Facility Scheduling/Event Management, Custodial Services, Equipment Management, and Maintenance – support the program functions to provide seamless customer service to CSU students, employees, and their families. Campus Recreation facilities, programs, and services promote a sense of community, support student development th...rough leadership and employment opportunities, and encourage the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle to a diverse University population. Campus Recreation employs 34 career staff, up to 50 part-time staff, and 300+ student staff who are committed to providing a safe, welcoming space to CSU community members from all backgrounds and fitness levels. Department webpage: http://csurec.colostate.edu/
Full-time non-temporary positions include medical and retirement benefits as well as a relocation stipend. Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
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