Assistant Director - Recreation Sports & Family Programs
University of Houston
Location: Houston, Texas
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: STA010929
Oversees all aspects of Intramural Sport programs, sports Club, youth/family programs, and summer camps; directs the preparation of national and regional tournaments for Intramurals and Sports Clubs.
Directs the recruitment, selection, supervision, payroll process, and evaluation of staff and students; provide guidance, and is responsible for professional development and training for staff.
Provide leadership and direction for a comprehensive Intramural, Sport Club, Youth/Family, and Summer Camp programs; ensure department policies and procedures are in compliance with local and state regulations; Creates various reports including annual and semiannual reports as needed.
Assess, evaluate and mitigate risk for programs, implement departmental emergency actions plan, inspect campus program areas and fields.
Maintain records, contract agreements, sports equipment maintenance and coordinate with facility staff for relevant maintenance and risk management issues and contribute to the departmental risk and safety plans with the Safety committee.
Responsible for scheduling departmental programs; consults with and responds to participant questions and concerns.
Develop, plan, and implement long range strategic plans for assessment of student development, learning outcomes, evaluations of programs, services and staff.
Develop program budgets, monitor expenses and revenue goals, identify opportunities for fundraising, sponsorship and grants to support programs and events.
Collaborate with campus partners and academic units to develop and implement programs and events to contribute to student success.
Performs other job-related duties as required
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) year of directly job-related experience.
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