Assistant Director of Campus Recreation (Facilities & Aquatics)

Asheville, NC
Feb 14, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UNC Asheville offers a small-college setting in one of the most scenic areas of the country. Our beautiful location provides the backdrop for career-minded professionals who value work and life balance. UNC Asheville employees embrace and reflect the university's core values of diversity and inclusion, innovation and sustainability as we build a respectful, vibrant, responsible and inclusive campus community.

The purpose of the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation position in the Campus Recreation Department at UNC Asheville is to provide leadership in the operations of aquatic programs and facilities, and to assist with informal recreation and associated programs including special events, youth and family, and facility rentals. The Assistant Director will serve as the liaison with facilities management and athletics to coordinate maintenance of the pool and other facilities when needed. The employee in this position will provide assistance to the overall operations and staffing issues of the Department facilities, services, staff, and programs in the Student Recreation Center and Sherrill Center fitness room daily.

Master's degree in recreation, exercise science, or a related field is preferred. One year of management experience in a recreational/sport/aquatic facility as a professional or as a graduate assistant, internship, or like experience is preferred. Certifications and desired experience includes:

  • Lifeguard Certification
  • Lifeguard Instructor Certified or willingness to get certification prior to start of job
  • Certified Pool Officer or willing to become a CPO
  • Instructor certified in CPR/First Aid or willing to obtain certification prior to start of job
  • Water Safety Instructor Certification or willing to obtain one prior to start of job
  • Student learning outcome assessment, analysis and implementation
  • Strong computer software knowledge including Excel, EMS, Shlage security, and website updates.
A Bachelor's degree with significant equivalent experience may also be considered. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at Review of applications begins Monday, February 26, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.


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