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Associate Director, Campus Recreation Programs Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Associate Director, Campus Recreation Programs

University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 5/7/2021 - Expires: 8/5/2021

Job ID: 227058704


Job Description

Associate Director, Campus Recreation Programs

Date: May 7, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

  University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

Teamwork. Innovation. Excellence. Integrity. Fun. The team at Campus Recreation provides facilities, programming, and recreational activities to inspire the University of Cincinnati and surrounding community to reach and maintain their fitness and wellness goals. Providing comprehensive leadership, this senior level position defines programs and activities, coordinates the development of short- and long-range goals and objectives, provides strategic planning, fiscal development and oversight, and staff development and management.

Essential Functions

Serve as a member of the senior leadership team and work collaboratively to achieve the mission, vision and goals of the department.
Actively participate in developing and achieving short- and long-range planning, strategy and goals and objectives.
Develop, direct, supervise and evaluate the administrative, operational, and financial activities of all programs, services, and facilities including but not limited to, fitness, wellness, aquatics (including rentals), intramural sports, camp, and birthday parties.
Provide oversight for fitness floor operations including repair and replacement of fitness equipment at the Campus Recreation Center and Fitness Center.
Provide oversight for formulation and coordination of safety and risk management plans including the facilitation of staff training and certification.
Provide fiscal development and oversight in area specific and department's operating and capital budgets.
Establish fees and charges, prioritize purchase requests, approve expenditures and payroll, etc.
Create an environment that supports development opportunities for professional and student staff and encourages innovation, creativity and collaboration.
Provide direction and oversight for area specific needs of member management system including but not limited to program registration, facility scheduling, etc.
Coordinate area specific marketing and assessment efforts, reports, and participation data development and analysis.
Assume lead in various department responsibilities related to marketing, student development, special events, etc.
Maintain professional knowledge and best practices as well as strong understanding of programming trends.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Five (5) years of diverse campus recreation programming experience.
Three (3) years of supervision.
Strong working knowledge of recreation management software.
Ability to work nights and weekends.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Master's Degree.
Ability to lead and work in a team-based environment as well as work independently.
Analytical skills to identify problems, assess alternatives, render consistent and logical decisions.
Strong communication, organization, management, leadership and professional skills. Ability to
manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
Proven commitment to student and staff development and customer service.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe products.
Experience with Daxko/Spectrum CSI.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).



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The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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