Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals
General Information: The Assistant Director of Club Sports and Intramural Sports supervises the Club Sports Program and select Intramural Sports within the Campus Recreational Sports for the students, faculty, staff and public members of the Department of Recreational Sports – over 1.9 million users annually. This position includes the supervision and direction of a graduate assistant, 5 program assistants, and 32 student hourly year-round staff, 40+ faculty/staff volunteer advisors, and over 200 volunteer student Club officers for programs at Evan Williams Field (EWF), Intramural Center (IC), Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC), Woodlawn Fields, and the Recreational Sports Field Complex (RSFC). This position reports to the Program Director of Intramural and Club Sports. The salary range is $47,476-$53,000 and Indiana University provides an excellent benefits package.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in recreation or related field required; minimum of two year of experience in sports programming in a college recreational setting. Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional preferred. Must possess and demonstrate: (1) commitment to student development and risk management, (2) event planning and counseling expertise, (3) supervision of hourly employees and/or volunteers, (4) relational skills, and (5) Demonstrated proficiency with computer software to include spreadsheet, database, word processing, and electronic communications.
Application:Qualified applicants must apply online through Indiana University Human Resources at https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/search, Position #10511P. Please attach an electronic cover letter, resume, and references. Applications accepted until position is filled. Initial application review begins May 22, 2019. Preferred position start date: Summer 2019.
Applicants brought on campus for an interview will be required to provide a copy of their college transcripts along with three letters of references.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Delivery – 30%
Oversee 42 to 48 Club Sport Programs (1700 students & community members).
Program all aspects of event planning for select Intramural Sports special events ranging in size from 50 to 250 participants.
Facilitate the proper processes for the three different types of accounts for the program, including allocating the $99,700 Club Sports operating budget to individual clubs.
Coordinate and monitor facility reservations for club sports special events and practices (over 200 hours per week).
Handle all Club disciplinary incidents concerning Club Sports, Division, and University policies and related appeals.
Conduct Club Sport officer workshops.
Monitor the equipment inventory for the Club Sports program. Follow university guidelines, including research, for new purchases.
Administer participant assessments and use results to inform future program planning
Program Delivery – 30%
Recommend hiring, train, supervise, mentor, discipline, and evaluate 6 graduate assistants and or program assistants.
Create training curriculum and provide oversight and guidance to 200 student volunteer officers, 40+ faculty staff advisors, and 25+ coaches.
Approve hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation processes for 30-40 hourly staff members.
Coordinate assignments and approve priorities for all levels of employees and volunteers listed.
Service Delivery – 5%
Collaborate effectively with Marketing, Information Technology, Facility Support, Business Affairs, Member Services, Programming, and Research areas within Recreational Sports to achieve priority goals.
Actively assist with Department-wide and unit marketing through personal selling and cross-marketing.
Monitor information on, update, and give input on design for World Wide Web pages.
Student Development – 15%
Supervise, advise, and mentor volunteer positions: : 160+ club sport officers, 40 club sport advisors, 25 club sport coaches.
Council Club Sport leaders on special event organization, fund raising, sponsorships, allocations, classifications, and workshops.
Advise a council of students to provide Club Sport program input (Club Sport Federation)
Risk Management – 15%
Ensure Department’s risk management plan is implemented.
Maintain Club Sports Federation Manual with periodic reviews of University Counsel and Risk Management.
Monitor risk management policies for clubs including activation requirements (responsibility forms, officer trainings).
Ensure Safety Officers and Head Supervisors maintain proper certifications and are trained to provide the appropriate response to incidents, accidents and emergency situations.
Ensure on-going inspection of facilities and equipment.
Maintain personal certifications as required.
Relational Service – 5%
Include relational service emphasis in all staff training.
Assure high quality service by maintaining relational contact with program participants, club officers, club advisors, and club coach/instructors, responding to their comments and suggestions.
Operations/Professional Development: 10%
Recommend new programs and policies. Maintain records, prepare statistical reports, evaluations, participation reports, and complete program manuals.
Assist in determining program fiscal needs and preparing budget recommendations, statistical reporting, purchase requests, and documentation.
Participate in annual development of program and unit goals and objectives; prepare semester and annual reports to document achievements, needs and recommendations that shape ongoing planning.
Actively participate in regularly scheduled unit meetings, and monthly Recreational Sports staff meetings.
Develop personal/professional goals and timelines, and record accomplishments as they are met.
Assist with department-wide special events and provide night/weekend/break coverage as part of professional staff rotation.
Participate in professional development through presenting at workshops, research, writing articles and/or creative projects.
Serve on Department or University committees as assigned.
Collaborate with University Staff across campus.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Associate Director or Director, or incidental to the work described herein.
Additional Salary Information: Indiana University provides an excellent benefits package.
Internal Number: 10511P
About Indiana University Campus Recreational Sports
Overview: Join Indiana University’s comprehensive recreational sports program. Our mission is to connect, inform, and inspire people to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. We serve over 36,000 students, faculty, staff, and public participants annually. Our programs utilize two multi-purpose facilities (housing over 400,000 square feet of activity space), three indoor pools, an outdoor pool complex, an indoor tennis center and numerous outdoor activity spaces. Our team consists of forty-six appointed staff members, seven graduate assistants, and over 1,000 hourly wage staff members. For more information, please visit our web site at www.recsports.indiana.edu.
Philosophy: Our organization fosters a team focused, collaborative work environment that emphasizes strong business practices, operational excellence and participant development. Our organization is committed to a student development philosophy that encourages student involvement in decision-making and leadership. A related hallmark is contribution to the professional preparation of recreational sport and fitness professionals. We provide opportunities for personal and professional growth in a fun and exciting environment.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.