This position is responsible for the daily operations of the intramural program and youth summer programming. The candidate will have hiring, supervision and training responsibilities of all student employees, i.e. (officials, score keepers, camp counselors). Experience with intramural officiating, league management, and facility setup is required.
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 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
About New Mexico State University Recreation
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.