The University of Virginia's Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports (IM-Rec Sports) is seeking an Associate Director of the Department for Programs & Administration. The Associate Director is charged with maintaining and enhancing the quality of all IM-Rec Sports' programs with a particular emphasis on the fitness and activity instruction programs including group exercise and sports skills acquisition programs for youth and adults. This student-centered position supervises the Assistant Director of Programs and the directors of all departmental programs that include: fitness, recreation instruction, intramural sports, outdoor adventure, club sports and special events. An understanding and affinity for the college age group and higher education's recreational sports programming model is vital to one's success in the role.
The Associate Director supports and collaborates with the Department's Director in the overall administration of programs and assists as needed, along with the Associate Director of IM-Rec Sports for Facilities & Resource Management, in overall departmental administration and processes. This position will function as an internal operations leader, supervising staff program directors as well their direct reports.
The successful candidate will be familiar with report preparation and analyses including participation statistics, activity evaluations, as well as budget planning and reconciliations with demonstrated fiscal accountability experience. Specific experience in organizing and programming revenue-generating programs for students/employees on a university campus is necessary. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Occasional late night and weekend work takes place throughout the year. The salary range for this position is expected to be $65,000-75,000, commensurate with experience.
A Bachelor's degree is required in a related field, a Master's degree is preferred. At least two years of relevant experience is required and preference will be given to candidates with significant university sports and fitness related programming experience. Athletics/Intramural department-related experience: hiring, training, and supervising professional and student program staff; planning, implementing and evaluating programs including development of operating budgets; managing special events; ensuring risk management is applied in all areas of responsibility; and managing and maintaining programs' integrity, variety, safety and customer appeal is of paramount importance. Also necessary is experience assessing, refining, developing and implementing new programs as well as associated safety policies and procedures; identifying and coordinating the procurement of equipment needs will also be expected.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624425. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. For questions regarding the position or application process contact Chris Cunningham, email@example.com.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 0624425
About University of Virginia, Department of IM-Rec Sports
The University of Virginia, founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, is a state-supported institution with an enrollment of 22,000 students in a community bound by The Honor Code. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the University is within three hours of Washington, D.C. and the Atlantic. The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division of University of Virginia Athletics, currently has 48 full time faculty and staff positions with an annual operational budget in excess of $12 million. Guiding Intramural-Recreational Sports is the mission to serve the University community through activity engagement that fosters wellness, develops lifetime fitness habits and encourages the wise use of leisure time. Facility resources include four full-service recreation centers, an outdoor recreation center with an indoor climbing & bouldering wall, and specialized squash center featuring a glass-walled international show court. Additional outdoor resources include over 38 acres of fields/courts/greenspace including a 23 acre multi-sports field complex and two-300' x 400' artificial turf sports fields with lights; softball fields; tennis courts; basketball courts; as well... as a high/low experiential learning ropes course. Departmental program components include intramural sports, group exercise/fitness classes, personal training, instructional recreation enrichment classes for adults and youth, outdoor recreation, club sports, and aquatics.