Director of Sport and Recreation - Colleges of Fenway
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 8218
Colleges of the Fenway (COF) is a collaborative effort of five neighboring Boston-based colleges in the Longwood Medical and Academic area. This collaboration was created to add value to student academic and social life while seeking innovative methods of investing in new services and containing the costs of higher education. COF is looking for a Director of Sports and Recreation to be responsible for the development, organization, management, and promotion of a shared COF recreational sports program for students, faculty and staff at the five member institutions. The Director will continue to develop the vision for the program and work with various campus constituencies to bring the vision to fruition. Notable Responsibilities: ?Develop, promote and administer all aspects of an inclusive recreational sports program across the COF, including leagues, tournaments and special events and open, women?s and coeducational intramural leagues.?Develop and promote diverse fitness and wellness offerings.?Create and promote special events, such as Bowling Nights, Glow Run, Turkey Trot, and kayaking to generate interest in recreational sports.?Develop and bolster new e-sports initiative as a recreational athletics program.?Work closely with each college?s athletics and student activities departments to define needs, build connections and negotiate space for the program. Negotiate external facilities as needed.?Schedule, coordinate and facilitate meetings of the COF Sports and Recreation Advisory Board.?Hire, train, mentor and oversee supervisors, officials, scorekeepers and other student workers for all intramural and special events.?Facilitate communication with outside agencies and vendors as appropriate, including securing city permits.?Develop and implement assessment and evaluation mechanisms, providing data and reports to key COF committees including the vice presidents of student affairs, student governments and coordinating council.?Evaluate, develop and ensure compliance with best practices in program and risk management.?Manage the Sport and Recreation budget.?Purchase and maintain inventory of program equipment.?Attend bi-weekly Student Activities Committee meetings.?Serve as a key member of the COF staff; maintain online updates for program, attend monthly COF staff meetings, provide monthly reports to the Director, Programs and Communications, represent COF at various functions, including Block Party, activities fairs and open houses.?Collaborate with COF Performing Arts, particularly in efforts to, advance fitness and wellness, identify collaborative program opportunities across campuses and reserve shared space for programs.Required Qualifications:?Bachelor?s degree in Recreation and Intramurals, Sports Management, Sports Promotion or related field. Master?s degree preferred.?Four years of experience in intramurals or recreational athletics. Experience in college or university intramurals leagues.?RCRSP designation preferred. High school and/or college officiating certifications preferred.?Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Asana, Mission Control and IMLeagues.
The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Bostons academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design...: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/