Director of Campus Recreation

Job description

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 primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and support to the Campus Recreation department. The Director serves as the leading decision maker and chief operating professional regarding all things involving campus recreation from day to day. The position works to achieve goals across all campus recreation programs and facilities. Primary daily responsibilities are focused on the management of a comprehensive sport facility. Secondary responsibilities include the leadership and guidance of four full time professionals working in all facets of the department including sport programs, outdoors, aquatics, and fitness and wellness. The Director makes decisions regarding strategic direction and planning, fiscal accountability for expenditures in the department, and is charged with maintaining a cohesive team to accomplish the department's mission and goals. In addition, the Director will work closely with representatives from the Healthy Campus Initiative, University Enterprises, University Facilities Management, Athletics, Health and Wellness Department, and the Division of Student Affairs. The position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and is an integral part of the long-term vision and sustainability of Student Affairs.Preferred applicants will have a Master's degree in either sport management, sport administration, higher education and administration, physical education, recreational management, or a closely related field.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at Applications accepted through May 31, 2018.

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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Posted: 5/8/2018
Application Due: 7/7/2018
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