This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Assists in planning and directing a comprehensive recreation program for students, faculty, and staff, including intramural and sports clubs. Responsible for some facilities management.
Plans, organizes, and oversees the implementation of all facets of a specified recreational program or set of programs, ensuring compliance with operational and policy requirements, and with appropriate federal, state, and local regulations, guidelines, and standards. Coordinates, schedules, and monitors the operation and maintenance of recreational facilities and/or equipment utilized in program activities; implements risk management policies and procedures. Guides, coordinates, and assists clients engaged in recreational activities regarding program policies and provisions, activity procedures and techniques, and facilities and equipment usage. Prepares and disseminates educational and informational materials relevant to specified program activities. Hires, trains, evaluates, and supervises student recreational employees engaged in program activities. Maintains inventories of relevant materials and equipment; identifies and assesses inventory requirements, and makes and/or recommends purchases, as appropriate. Assists in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures. Coordinates the scheduling of program activities, and makes decisions regarding postponements, cancellations, and/or other changes. Collects and analyzes data and statistical information pertaining to program activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports; maintains a database management system. Serves as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and other organizations within the community in relation to program and associated activities; facilitates seminars, meetings, special projects, and workshops, as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of laws, regulations, methods, and techniques in area of specialty. Knowledge of recreational principles and objectives. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Database management skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Ability to operate and maintain recreational equipment and facilities in area of specialty. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate on-call and/or student employees and/or volunteers.
Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Experience- No previous work experience required.
Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.