Assistant Director, Sports Club

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Assistant Director, Sports Club


UNT-Recreational Sports-160720

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Salary Information:

Starting at $44,100

Department Summary:

The Recreational Sports Department at UNT strives to provide the kind of recreational experiences that not only support the wellness of the UNT community but inspire it. The activities are provided through intramural sports, informal recreation, group exercise, sport clubs, esports, fitness, faculty/staff fitness, special events, outdoor pursuits and aquatics.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the planning, conducting, managing, staffing and equipping a comprehensive sport club program within Recreational Sports.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three to five years of progressive professional sport club related experience, including budgeting, funding allocation, student travel and general sport club management.
Demonstrated experience in developing sport club policies and procedures.
Demonstrated experience in training sport club student leaders and staff.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday with some weekends

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Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Asst Dir, Recreational Sports

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate, Talk or Hear


Programming – Manage 30+ sport clubs ensuring that each club follows Rec Sports and University policies. Supervise the Sport Club Council and Executive board, including implementing a leadership development program and other development opportunities. Contribute to marketing materials, strategies and outreach efforts.   


Facility Management – Manage the day-to-day operations of all space used by the sport club program. Ensure the appropriate space is reserved for activities with the facility staff.  


Risk Management – Ensure that all space and equipment used by the sport club program is in playable condition and work with the appropriate maintenance staff or facility managers to ensure the necessary fixes or repairs are made.  All staff and student leaders will be trained on emergency response, how to diffuse difficult situations and certifications are maintained.   


Fiscal Management – Develop, manage and monitor the sport club budget including, all funding sources, the sport club point system, individual club budget allocations, student wages and equipment purchases. 


Staff Administration – Manage the hiring, training and staffing for the sport club program, including the Graduate Assistant and student staff. Follow university procedures for hiring staff. Know and follow the student employment policy.


Communication – Communicates in a clear and concise manner that helps the listener avoid confusion. Interacts with others in a way that builds relationships.  Responses to verbal and written responses are provided in a prompt and timely manner.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time