ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CLUB SPORTS PROGRAMS (STUDENT ACTIVITIES PROGRAM SPECIALIST I - UCP 6)
The Department of Student Activities at the University of Connecticut announces the opening of a full-time Coordinator (Student Activities Program Specialist I – UCP 6) position in the Club Sports Office. This position will be responsible for the planning, development, design, implementation and evaluation of all activities related to the Club Sports Program – including but not limited to club registration, club/council advisement and training, club funding and budgeting, facility management, athletic training, and risk management oversight. This position will develop, plan, budget, schedule, market, and execute programs related to the Club Sports Program in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the office.
Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: day-to-day oversight of the club sports program; hiring and supervising student staff; oversight of the club sports athletic training program; maintaining and scheduling program-related facilities; developing, implementing risk management policies and procedures; collecting necessary data; preparing reports; planning and conducting workshops, trainings, and seminars; representing the program/department to external groups; collaborating with staff across campus in support of club sports program; serving as a resource to students and staff; and participating in department activities, committees and special events.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field; minimum of three years' related professional experience; comprehensive knowledge of college-level club sports programs; ability to evaluate and produce reliable results, problem-solve and trouble shoot problems; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to actively foster a campus climate that is welcoming and supportive of University of Connecticut’s diverse student body and encourages communication with and among campus constituencies.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Sports Management or related field; experience overseeing a comprehensive club sports program; experience overseeing a club sports athletic training program; experience managing club sports facilities; ability to integrate a student development approach to club sports programs; experience supervising student (undergraduate and graduate) staff; experience managing large budgets; ability to effectively manage multiple projects and programs; strong planning, organizational, technology skills.
This is a full-time, 12-month position. Anticipated salary is upper $40K with excellent benefits. Anticipated start date is June 13, 2014.
Interested candidates please submit a letter of application and resume that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications and requirements of this position, and contact information for three professional references using Husky Hire. Screening will begin immediately. (Search # 2014434)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on May 20, 2014.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
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