Assistant Director of Campus Recreation (Facilities & Aquatics)
The University of North Carolina at Asheville
February 13, 2018
Asheville, North Carolina
UNC Overview :
UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed.
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.
UNC Asheville's commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (http://www3.unca.edu/spcms3/) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Classification Title : Assistant Director of Campus Recreation
Department : Campus Recreation
Full-Time/Part-Time : Full-Time
Months per Year : 12 Months
The purpose of the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation position in the Campus Recreation Department at UNC Asheville is to provide leadership in the operations of aquatic programs and facilities, and to assist with informal recreation and associated programs including special events, youth and family, and facility rentals. The Assistant Director will serve as the liaison with facilities management and athletics to coordinate maintenance of the pool and other facilities when needed. The employee in this position will provide assistance to the overall operations and staffing issues of the Department facilities, services, staff, and programs in the Student Recreation Center and Sherrill Center fitness room daily.
Minimum Education/Experience/Skill :
Master’s degree. Bachelor’s degree with significant equivalent experience may also be considered. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skill :
Master’s degree in recreation, exercise science, or a related field preferred. One year of management experience in a recreational/sport/aquatic facility as a professional or as a graduate assistant, internship, or like experience is preferred. Certifications and experience preferred includes:
Lifeguard Instructor Certified or willingness to get certification prior to start of job
Certified Pool Officer or willing to become a CPO
Instructor certified in CPR/First Aid or willing to obtain certification prior to start of job
Water Safety Instructor Certification or willing to obtain one prior to start of job
Student learning outcome assessment, analysis and implementation
Strong computer software knowledge including Excel, EMS, Shlage security, and website updates.
Quick Link for Positing : 3042
UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
Internal Number: 3042
About The University of North Carolina at Asheville
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.The cornerstone of a liberal arts education is the ability to explore the connections between many different subjects as well as the options available. So learning here expands well beyond the classroom walls. Focusing on undergraduate studies, we help students dig into learning, whether they participate in faculty-mentored research projects, undertake career-related internships, study abroad, or join service projects aimed at improving the quality of life at home and around the world. We encourage everyone to seek challenges, seize opportunities and become a doer as well as a thinker.At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as more than 30 different majors. About 3,900 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with ...a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more — a fire that will grow brighter in the future.