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California State University, Stanislaus
  • Position Number: 5036975
  • Location: Turlock, CA
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Assistant Director, Intramural Sports & Sports Clubs (Admin I)

Job no: 535392
Department: Health and Wellness
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: MPP, Athletics, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Position Summary
(Classified as: Administrator I)

Full-time position available on or after March 11, 2024 for Campus Recreation.

Under the general direction of the Director of Campus Recreation, the Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the intramural sports and sports club programs in Turlock and Stockton. This role encompasses managing daily operations, program staffing, and the overall success of activities, leagues, tournaments, and special events. Additionally, the Assistant Director assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of recreation programs.

Job Duties
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Provide professional expertise and keep current with developments in the recreational sports profession, specifically regarding intramural programs and services.
  • Serve on university and departmental committees.
  • Assist in developing and implementing a departmental strategic plan, including short and long-term goals.
  • Coordination with individuals at all organizational levels and, as needed, acts as a representative to outside entities.
  • Oversee, maintain, develop, implement, promote, and evaluate a variety of sport programs.
  • Oversee assigned intramural sports/sports clubs, including registration, league requirements, eligibility, facility requests, dues, budgets, and all fiscal operations and requirements.
  • Compile, prepare, write, and review intramural sports & sports clubs and recreation program reports for accurate record keeping.
  • Oversees and maintains the use and implementation of our Fusion Go Application with Recreation Center most current activities and programs and registration.
  • Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, mentor, and evaluate student assistants, sports officials, and other personnel needed to implement and manage Campus Recreation's facilities and programs.
  • Oversee sports clubs teams/officers, their coaches, and student leaders.
  • Assist with the review, revision, and development of staff operating guidelines and manuals.
  • Assist with the yearly planning, development, and facilitation of department-wide student staff training.
  • Prepare and conduct staff meetings for student staff and management.
  • Lead staff meetings and in-service meetings.
  • Daily oversight of direct functional area and provide lead work and direction to staff.
  • Assist in utilizing membership, facility, league, and employee management software systems.
  • Ensure facility scheduling overlaps do not occur by communicating and distributing information regularly to all users.
  • Assist with planning and oversight of programs, reservations, and events held at Campus Recreation, and assist in their overall supervision, security, scheduling, and management.
  • Develop and implement innovative ideas/concepts that will improve the department and programs, sustain current programs, maintain high facility standards, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Develop annual goals, learning outcomes, appropriate assessment tools, and a calendar of events to maximize participation, learning, and engagement in each program within the functional area.
  • Create and implement assessments and learning outcomes for student employees and participants.
  • Monitor student involvement, learning, satisfaction, and feedback to identify trends and concerns.
  • Assist in further developing programs, policies, and procedures for improvements in the functional area.
  • Ensure recreational sports programs are conducted in accordance with established service standards.
  • Implement appropriate risk and liability management measures to ensure well-organized and safe activities and events.
  • Assist in membership responsibilities using various financial systems.
  • Develop procedures and policies for leagues, events, game sites, and staff protocols.
  • Develop and coordinate promotions, publications, and marketing strategies to encourage and invite participation in programs and make recommendations as appropriate to the director.
  • Present to students, staff, and the public about intramural sports/sports clubs and recreation programs and services.
  • Collaborate with other campus units and the community to provide a diverse and comprehensive program that is inclusive in providing educational and motivational programs.
  • Develop a compliance framework that includes legal, policy, and ethical standards.
  • Regularly assess and adjust compliance processes as needed.
  • Develop a roadmap for integrating regulations with programmatic needs.
  • Conduct tours for student and new hire orientations and prospective members.
  • Maintain webpage and participant database, including social media.
  • Assist in coordinating daily facility maintenance, including equipment cleaning, preventative maintenance, and work requests.
  • Maintain the inventory system for the accurate tracking and safety of equipment and take appropriate action on all safety-related issues.
  • Prepare and present annual budget needs for supervised programs.
  • Assist with year-end expenditure review and revenue to budget reconciliation.
  • Establish and manage project budgets in accordance with assigned objectives.
  • Implement cost-control measures to stay within the budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Education: Bachelor's degree in Recreation Management, Sport Management, Physical Education, Kinesiology, or a related degree.
    Experience: Two or more years of professional work experience in a higher education and or related recreational sports setting.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Experience and responsibility for multiple recreation and fitness programs in a higher education and or related recreation department.
  • Relevant experience with administrating recreation facilities, recreation equipment, recreation activities, and recreation policies and procedures.
  • Prior experience working with risk management practices, including prevention and post-event processes.
  • Prior experience with emergency response planning and operational contingency planning.
  • Experience with organizational planning and project management.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of athletic games such as softball, basketball, volleyball, flag football, and soccer.
  • Certified High School Sports Official in one or more of the following sports: football, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, or baseball.
  • Active membership with the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Experience working at an institution of higher education.
  • Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform varied and specialized duties and/or services in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
  • Understanding of and ability to accomplish department, organization and system program projects and goals.
  • Expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications.
  • Ability to understand, communicate and implement regulations, codes, policies, procedures, and guidelines pertaining to recreation and intramural sports and sports club programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively research, evaluate, and interpret information. Ability to write and present verbal and written analysis reports, briefings, etc.
  • Working knowledge of operation, facility management and financial practices.
  • Ability to supervise, train, develop, resolve conflict, and manage personnel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse community.
  • Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of service and response.
  • Ability to serve as an agent of the institution for community and regional partnerships, including interactions with the community, with community agencies and/or collaborators.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain current First Aid and CPR/AED/BBP certifications within three months of employment and other related recreation certifications as needed.
  • Ability to obtain a valid California Driver's License and meet university driving standards.
  • Ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
  • Competency with office technology and software (e.g.,Microsoft Office, recreation software, survey tools, Concur, PeopleSoft).

    Special Conditions
    May be required to maintain a varied work schedule to include nights and weekends.

    License or Certifications
    National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), preferred.

    Salary Range
    Anticipated salary will be $6,250 - $7,250 per month plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist.

    Compensation & Benefits
    Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary

    How to Apply
    To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resume. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

    Application Deadline
    OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER FEBRUARY 21, 2024. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)

    Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Additional Information
    Campus & Area
    California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

    Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Clery Act Disclosure

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

    Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

    CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    The CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. The CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California.

    The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.


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