Assistant Director of Recreation & Operations, ...
Mount Saint Mary's University
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 2546118
Assistant Director of Recreation & Operations, ...
About Mount Saint Mary's University:
Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required. Applicants must also provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination of condition of employment.
The Assistant Director of Recreation & Operations manages the Fitness Center, including the student staff, fitness equipment, group exercise classes and programing. This position is responsible for all day-to-day operations, policies, student development and special events.
Develop and maintain an outcomes-based programming model, centered on the principles of inclusion, empowerment, and personal well-being.
Responsible for all aspects of an extensive student employment program including recruitment, hiring, training, supervision and evaluation.
Manage all day-to-day operations of the University's Fitness Center.
Manage operating budget for the Fitness Center and programming.
Provide general support to the Director and Associate Director in the overall operation of the of the department.
General knowledge of higher education administration and student development theory along with sound understanding of the concepts of fitness and recreational activities and the educational sports, as well as staff and student development. Sufficient working knowledge of anatomy, physiology and fitness principles and women's issues necessary for implementing a complete fitness program.
Abilities and Skills:
Efficiently and effectively, manage a multi-faceted facility and program maintaining exemplary levels of customer service throughout all programs and services.
Ability to foster and promote an integrated team approach to student programming and successfully assess programming impact on learning outcomes.
A commitment to outstanding student service and teamwork are essential.
Strong supervisory skills and excellent fiscal, oral and written communication, organizational, prioritization, administrative, teaching, and interpersonal skills.
Bachelor's degree required from an accredited college/university, preferably in recreation, physical education, sports management, exercise science, wellness, or related field.
Master's degree or 3 years related experience preferred.
Two or more years' experience overseeing a fitness facility.
University recreation experience preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Current First-aid/AED and CPR certification or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.
Work Location: Both Chalon (West Los Angeles) and Doheny (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.