Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Feb 22 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
The Department of Campus Recreation is looking for an enthusiastic team player to oversee our intramural program.
Campus Recreation offers a multi-faceted program that is designed to encourage positive lifestyle choices and promote lifelong learning through both wellness and physical activity. The department manages the newly renovated Recreation Center at the East Gym and operates six core program areas: Fitness, Open Recreation, Intramurals, Club Sports, Outdoor Pursuits and Wellness Services. Through these programs the department serves approximately 80% of undergraduate students, as well as graduate students, faculty and staff, alumni, University affiliates and community members.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Director, the Assistant Director for Intramurals is responsible for the delivery of a comprehensive intramural sports program with leagues, tournaments and one day events, as well as contributing to the overall success of the Campus Recreation department. This position will supervise a Graduate Assistant and a student staff of approximately 45 employees (supervisors and officials). Major duties will include program management, personnel management, and programming.
Oversee daily administration of the Intramurals program including league development and scheduling, registration processes, event reporting, program promotion, budget and facility/equipment management
Interview, hire, train, supervise and evaluate student intramural staff members (GA, supervisors and officials)
Develop and oversee program budget including managing program fiscal matters associated with equipment/supply purchases, student staff payroll, and maintenance/repairs
Maintain accurate program statistics, reports and data by using the IM Leagues web based software to schedule and track participation
Communicate and interact with program participants and staff to promote effective delivery of services
Assist with implementing risk management plans and Emergency Action Plans
Procure and maintain program equipment, including preventative maintenance
Assist in the coordination, planning, and logistics for special events and programs
Instruct Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid classes as needed
Additional duties may include participation in Orientation, external group rentals, camp programming and/or Challenge Course supervision
Represent Department on various committees and initiatives
A Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Sport Management or related field is required
A minimum of one year professional experience working in a collegiate/community recreation environment and/or supervising staff (graduate assistant experience is accepted)
Excellent organizational, administrative, communication, leadership, decision-making skills are essential, as well as the ability to work individually and in a team setting
Candidate must have or be willing to obtain American Red Cross CPR, AED, First Aid instructor certifications to assist with staff certification and training needs
Candidates must be open to a flexible work schedule including evening and weekend obligations
A Master's degree with 2 years of post-graduate experience in Intramurals and/or Club Sports
Experience with or knowledge related to adaptive/unified sports leagues is helpful
Experience training sports officials and/or officiating at least two sports
Experience working with software packages including IM Leagues, Fusion and SubitUp
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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