Associate Director of Competitive Sports

, GA
Mar 02, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The role of the Associate Director of Competitive Sports is to provide ethical leadership and strategic planning for the Club Sports, Intramural Sports and Summer Camp program to include; personnel management, budgeting, marketing, sponsorships, and interdepartmental collaborations. The Associate Director will guidance and mentorship for student clubs and officers, with focus on fiscal management, conflict resolution, travel planning, risk management, marketing, and leadership development. This position serves as the primary liaison between Club Sports, Intramural Sports, and facility operations while also developing new and unique program initiatives at both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses. The Associate Director provides primary oversight and program planning for the KSU Summer Camp program ensuring proper communications to all levels of the university and patrons, adequate training for all staff levels, personnel management, managing promotional efforts, managing registration process, budget management, and risk management.

As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check and MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See and for policy guidelines.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in Sports Management, Recreation Management or similar degree from an appropriately accredited institution and 5-7 years of experience in campus recreation or a closely related field

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills

Experience supervising full time staff; proven ability to mentor full time staff and effectively handle personnel issues when necessary; experience in professional staff development

American Red Cross, CPR, First Aid, AED Instructor certification NIRSA Member

American Camp Director Certification

Experience with Club and Intramural programming at a university or similar environment

Experience growing and redefining programs

Proven experience with budgets, revenue generating programs, and sponsorships

Ability to analyze data and make sound decisions and recommendations based on the data/feedback


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