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Assistant Director of Competitive Sports, Campus Recreation and Wellness

Position Deleted on 3/12/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Baltimore, MD
Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Application Due:
Full Time
$38,000 to $43,000 USD Per Year
Assistant Director of Competitive Sports, Campus Recreation and Wellness
University of Baltimore

Vacancy Number: 300291
Regular exempt position with full benefits package
Documents must be received by: 3/11/2013
Annual Salary: $38,000 - $43,000

The Assistant Director of Competitive Sports assumes primary responsibility for the Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs programs. Duties include developing and educating the student supervisors, officials and club leaders, financial account management, recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising student staff, as well as, sport club coaches, equipment management and maintenance, tracking all club travel and continually reviewing risk management. Through the refining of our competitive sport programs, university outreach, and the continuous development of events focused on competitive sports, the Assistant Director will create a stronger environment to cultivate change and strengthen University goals related to sports and recreation. Specific job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Provide visionary oversight for the competitive sports programs.
  • Define the mission, establish goals and set the objectives for programs.
  • Hire, supervise, train, develop and evaluate staff.
  • Guide staff in aligning functional area strategic directions with University and Divisional strategic directions and learning outcomes.
  • Manage the day to day operations of the competitive sports programs.
  • Assume primary responsibility for daily operations and management of the Intramural and Sport Clubs programs. This includes planning, scheduling and supervising all activities related to the program (IM leagues, captains meetings, weekly meetings, practice schedules, special events), including club travel on a local, regional and national level. Oversees all policy development and implementation, risk management, financial management, travel planning, and equipment management. Continually assesses and revises program structure according to current needs. Track and maintain statistical reports on participation, travel, injuries, equipment, and other pertinent information on a semester and annual basis.
  • Coordinate the recruiting, hiring, training, managing, scheduling and supervision of student employees. This includes managing the timekeeping of student timesheets, maintaining personnel records, developing training materials, and conducting in-service workshops. Recruit, hire, and manage volunteer coaches and instructors as necessary.
  • Develop and implement a Sport Club Council. Serve as advisor to Sport Club Council for all policy and procedure changes, budget allocations, sanctions and overall program development. Acts as a liaison to the Student Government Association as needed. Oversees education and development of all club officers and staff through club officer trainings, workshops, and enhancement opportunities. Advises club officers for fundraising, travel, competition, and recruitment.
  • Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the competitive sports equipment including facility renovations, aesthetic additions, and equipment upgrades. Develop and oversee any associated contracts and service agreements.
  • Responsible for creating, updating and revising standard operating procedures; employment training manuals; sport/activity rules, regulations and guidelines for program areas; assists with developing employment training manuals including safety rules, regulations and guidelines for program areas.
  • Assist with the management of the Recreation Center Management Software. This includes input of intramural sports and sport clubs products, serving as a backup point of contact for student staff and assisting with the training of student staff.
  • Assist with the leadership, management and administration for the Campus Recreation and Wellness. This is to include mentoring students, promoting a student development philosophy within CRW.
  • This position is responsible for assisting in supervising select evening and weekend programs including facility operations, informal activities, off campus events, and assigned programs.
  • Represent the University of Baltimore, Campus Recreation and Wellness, and serve as a student advocate on a variety of divisional and university committees.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 1-3 years' experience in intramural sports, sport clubs, or recreation
  • General knowledge of intramural sports and sport clubs
  • Skills in scheduling leagues and practices, as well as event/tournament management
  • Financial management experience
  • Hiring and training student staff, advising student groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work a flexible daily routine to include evening and weekend hours
Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in sport management, recreation, or related field
  • Experience with intramural sports and sport club programs in a university setting
  • Knowledge of comprehensive sport clubs program administration preferred
  • Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor Certification
  • Experience with Innosoft Fusion facility management software
  • Proficiency in the use of social media and the ability to create, manage and update web presence
TO APPLY: Include your Vacancy Number on all documents. Electronic submission is expected. Submit a single PDF or Word file with your cover letter, resume, and any additional information you would like to have considered. Visit to review application instructions and then apply.

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