Assistant Director I - Assistant Director for Intramural Sports & Fields

Sam Houston State University
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$185,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition 202300098S

Title Assistant Director I - Assistant Director for Intramural Sports & Fields FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

This position is a pay grade 6. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https: // pa-

Occupational Category Professional Department Recreational Sports Division Division of Student Affairs Open Date 03/21/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Educational and Experience Requirement

Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Physical Education or closely related field. Master's degree preferred in Sport Management, Recreation, Physical Education, Business, Higher Education, Student Development or related field. Two years full‑time paid experience in a professional, supervisory capacity of a recreation oriented program or experience in a related field. Experience with campus recreation would be helpful. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Oversee and assist with planning organizing, directing and controlling the daily operation and personnel within the Intramural sports program and associated fields.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will manage a comprehensive Intramural Sports program to include: staff development, leagues, tournaments, special events, outdoor facilities, and extramural events for students.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for hiring, discipline, training, evaluating, and scheduling associated staff for Intramural activities including Intramural Sports Supervisors and Game Managers, as well as approximately 60 seasonal intramural sports officials. Responsible for hiring, dismissing, training, evaluating, and scheduling the Intramural and Club Sports Graduate Assistant. Responsible for developing, planning, and managing Intramural Sport leagues and tournaments including officiated and self-officiated team or individual/dual sports. Responsible for conducting staff and officials trainings, participant meetings, as well as any participant or staff disciplinary meetings as necessary. Oversees equipment inventory for associated Intramural Sports. Oversees the management and development of intramural and club sports facilities. Completes and submits all reports, evaluations, tracking, participant/staff records, travel authorities, employee and club manuals, and other project and position-related paperwork and presentations in a timely manner. Manages budgets for Intramural Sports(approximately $185,000) Determines program registration fees and monetary revenue, making necessary adjustments to balance budgets. Purchases necessary equipment and manages depreciation for associated programs. Collaborates in the development and implementation of the safety and risk management procedures for associated Intramural events. Ensures compliance with all department, university, and state policies for payroll processes and regulations. Evaluates facilities to meet needs and risk management standards and differing sport governing regulations. Assists with marketing and advertising as well as website maintenance, including updating results, championship information, and other activities in collaboration with the marketing department. Delivers excellent customer service and collaborates with student groups, organizations, university departments, alumni, government officials, vendors, and others as necessary. Serves on departmental and university committees and assists with department- wide programs. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Sport officiating experience Demonstrated success in developing and managing budgets. Demonstrated experience in a University Campus Recreation program. Demonstrated experience administering risk management practices for recreation programs. Professional experience administering intramural, sport club, and/or adult sports programming. Demonstrated success in personnel training and supervision of multiple part- time staff. Demonstrated experience in hiring and training sports officials Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of recreational programs Must possess well developed communicative and interpersonal skills essential to working with large and small groups. Certification in American Red Cross CPR and FirstAid. High School Sports Officiating Certification(s). NIRSA Membership.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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