Director of Recreational Sports
(Associate Dean of Students, SL5)
The State University of New York College at Cortland announces an employment opportunity, and invites applications for a director of recreational sports.
The director of recreational sports provides leadership, vision, and supervision for a very comprehensive Recreational Sports Program, including the supervision of the day-to-day operation of the Student Life Center and all associated activities and programming, as well as the entire Recreational Sports Program, including Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, and Outdoor Pursuits.
The director will demonstrate a thorough understanding of, and passion for, the field of Campus Recreation and the importance of the role of Student Services on a college campus; and will be committed to work cooperatively and collaboratively with these services within the Division of Student Affairs. Ability to plan, administer manage, and reconcile departmental budgets and consistently demonstrate a positive attitude will contribute to student and department success; as will the ability to work successfully with a diverse population; and demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in support of the University’s mission, vision, values and campus priorities.
Required qualifications include: a master's degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Sports Management, or related field; 10 years of work experience in a campus Recreational Sports program; experience recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, evaluating, and developing full-time professional staff and graduate assistants; membership and demonstrated involvement with, the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA); experience planning, administering, managing, and reconciling departmental budgets; experience managing a large, comprehensive university recreational facility; and American Red Cross Certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid, or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
Preference will be given to applicants with five years of experience supervising full-time professional staff; demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities; experience as a Campus Recreation director; professional certification as Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional (RCRSP) or Certified Recreational Sports Specialist (CRSS).; experience and proficiency using InnoSoft Fusion recreation management software, to ensure the continued operation of the facility in an organized, efficient, and effective manner; and/or a current American Red Cross Instructor Certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid.
For a full description and to apply online, go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/4015.
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.