TTU, University Recreation, Program Manager-Sports Programs
Texas Tech University
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Type: Full Time
•$48,486: Based upon years of experience and past job experiences
•Texas Tech University provides a comprehensive benefits package including:
oOutstanding options and access to medical and dental physicians
oFlexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
o403-B retirement plan through the Texas Teachers Retirement Plan
oRecognized federal, state and university holiday leave.
•To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through the Texas Tech University job website using this this link http://www.texastech.edu/careers/
•For full consideration applicants must apply by April 30, 2023.
•Direct questions to Brett Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Preferred Starting Date:
July 17, 2023 or sooner
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 33099BR
If you are looking to lead rather than follow, then Texas Tech University and University Recreation (UREC) is the right fit for you! As a team member within UREC you will be afforded opportunities and experiences in leadership, decision making, budget creation, and learning experiences through doing rather than watching from the sidelines. Add to these experiences award-winning facilities and the opportunity to work alongside remarkable leaders in recreation and higher education, we believe you will gain the tools necessary to becoming a trailblazer in the field of fitness, leisure, recreation, and student success! Having primary responsibilities in leading an Intramural Sports program that includes 40 leagues, tournaments, and events annually; student staff that includes approximately 30 Sport Programs Staff and 150+ officials; with additional duties supporting and leading the Sport Club program, Youth Summer Sports Camp, and UREC Outdoor Field Complexes. This individual is critical in helping deliver outstanding competitive and leisure programs to the Red Raider campus community. Specific duties will be tailored around the strengths of the person hired and designed to help them grow professionally.
Manages a subunit within a department. Plans, organizes, and develops goals and procedures. Represents the subunit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises undergraduate student staff. In this leadership role a non-traditional work schedule will be provided during “in-season” competition. This will include evening and weekend leadership and engagement with student staff and participants.
Work as a member of the Sport Program team which includes an Associate Director and two Program Managers to deliver quality sport programs for the Texas Tech community.
Assist with the development and implementation of a comprehensive Intramural Sports and Special Event program.
Recruit, train, schedule, and evaluate student sport officials for selected sports.
Interview, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate Sport Programs student staff.
Review policies, procedures, and rules for various sports and venues for Intramural and Sport Club programs
Develop and work collaboratively with on- and off-campus partners to provide specialized programming to include but not limited to: University Student Housing, International Affairs, Faculty & Staff Programming, Unified Sports, Fraternity & Sorority Life
Assist with the marketing, development, staffing, organization, and programming of Youth Summer Sports Camp
Assist with the supervision and leadership of the Sport Club program including evening and weekend competitions.
Assist with semesterly department events such as: Red Raider Orientation, Raider Welcome, Random Acts of Kindness Week, Texas Tech Arbor Day, etc.
Assist with maintenance and management of UREC Outdoor Field Complexes
Serve on campus committees and represent University Recreation in campus events. Form relationships with other departments on campus to help maintain a campus presence for the department.
Anticipated Work Schedule:
Non-traditional work schedule will be expected during the fall and spring semesters.
Morning, evening, and weekend work required based upon training and competition schedule
· Bachelor's degree with two years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal six years.
· Demonstrated experience in the mechanics of officiating multiple team sports.
One-year professional program experience in the field of campus or community recreation with responsibilities in areas such as league/tournament and camps supervision and leadership
Ability to apply higher-education co-curricular leadership competencies to students.
Advanced officiating experience with a national certification in either basketball, flag-football, soccer, softball, or volleyball.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor certification within one year
Leadership and supervisory experience
Work as part of and lead a team that collaborates effectively with colleagues
Thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle decisions.
• The Texas Tech University System was formed in 1996 and formally established by the State of Texas three years later in 1999. Since its inception, the TTU System has emerged as one of the top public university systems in the nation and is a dynamic force in higher education. Today, the TTU System consists of four component institutions and operates at multiple campuses and academic sites across the state and globe.
•As a public research university, Texas Tech University advances knowledge through innovative and creative teaching, research, and scholarship. The university is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. The university is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.
•Texas Tech University continues to grow and positively impact the region, state, country, and world. Campus leaders focused on student-success through innovation, integrity and collaboration have expanded enrollment to over 40,000.
•Texas Tech University, University Recreation is a recognized leader in the delivery of a comprehensive recreation organization. Blending a...ward winning indoor/outdoor facilities, outstanding professional team of over 28 higher-education and recreation professionals and a diverse line-up of cutting-edge programs and services Recreational Sports welcomed over 910,000 guests to our facilities!