| The Assistant Director provides leadership, strategic planning, administration and day-to-day decision making to ensure an environment and experience that supports a healthy campus climate, sense of community and maximizes opportunities for student engagement and learning through the delivery of a comprehensive collegiate competitive sports program within the Department of Campus Recreation. Primary areas of responsibility will be to directly supervise 150 intramural sports and club sports student personnel, and two Competitive Sports Graduate Assistants, advise club sport officers and Club Sports Executive Council; develop and implement program policies and procedures; monitor club and program budget, and allocate program resources; establish and ensure risk management policies and procedures. Secondary responsibility includes oversight and management of the CAMPus REC Summer Camp and additional community-related programming components. In addition, the Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and Community Programming is expected to promote and facilitate effective communication and collaboration across all efforts of the department, university and community partners. |
1. Design, develop, and implement a comprehensive collegiate competitive sports program including intramural, extramural and club sports. Establish and interpret rules as they pertain to the policies and program offerings. Develop, promote, implement, and facilitate special events. Coordinate and monitor the eligibility and registration of intramural, extramural, and club sports program entries, memberships and preparation of play. Provide direction, guidance, and training to all club sports officers and advisors to ensure compliance with all departmental and university rules and regulations. Foster club officer leadership development and management skills/principles. Assists clubs in fundraising, budgeting, traveling, goal setting, recruiting and marketing efforts. Evaluates each aspect of the areas of oversight and compiles statistical data on assessment, program evaluation, participation and satisfaction. Maintains current knowledge of intramural and club sports trends, best practices and related issues to provide an inclusive program experience that meets the needs of a diverse campus community. 2. Design, develop, implement, and facilitate the CAMPus REC Summer Camp program and associated community youth programming components. Continually assess program components to address needs and issues to initiate effective operational and logistical efficiencies. Evaluate and analyze current and future community needs and/or opportunities to initiate and develop quality community-based programs. Ensure and maintain accurate registration, payment, and participation records. Provide quality customer service and engagement by fostering a positive, inclusive participant-based environment that meets the needs of a diverse community population. 3. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates student staff and provides the ability to help others set and achieve goals. Provides leadership and guidance, promoting integrity, accountability and teamwork. Advocates for awareness, understanding and the diversity and inclusion of all people in Campus Recreation facilities, programs, and communications. Create a culture of feedback to improve operations and services. Anticipates future needs of students, the program, the department, and/or the division and make proactive adjustments to staffing levels or structure to meet those needs. Develops and maintains working relationships, and positively influences and motivates staff. Facilitates inclusive processes of developing and implementing change that effects multiple entities. Commits to intentional and on-going professional development of all staff. Responsibly manages university resources including but not limited to finances, people and equipment/inventory. Continuously evaluates operational efficiency, maximizes the impact of available resources and seeks opportunities to enhance and ensure the financial strength of Campus Recreation. Ensures that budgets are in compliance within University and Department guidelines, policy and procedures. Consistently monitors all revenue and expense budgets pertaining to area. Coordinate use of facilities with administrative staff to ensure proper and safe management and maintenance of all program facility space. 5. Develops and executes a comprehensive risk management plan for all areas of oversight. Assures that all areas of oversight comply with all state laws; University rules, regulations and policies; as well as all Divisional policies and procedures. Anticipates and identifies issues and areas of improvement, and produces viable and logical solutions. Maintains current knowledge of all areas of responsibility. 6. Actively contribute as a staff member of the Department of Campus Recreation and Division of Student Affairs. Promote and facilitate effective communication and collaborative efforts across all department, divisional, university and community partners. Maintain current knowledge of the University, its environment, purpose and affairs to be prepared to respond to appropriate issues. Actively participate in professional development opportunities when available and maintain current knowledge of current trends and best practices within area of responsibility. Advocate and promote diversity and inclusivity through role and responsibilities in support of department, division, and university initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.