Director of Vanderbilt Recreation & Wellness Center

Nashville, Davidson County
Jul 03, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors


The Director of the Rec center will provide the leadership and vision to make this center one that actively promotes recreation and wellness for all members of the campus community. 
Job Description:

         provides visionary leadership

         champions and communicates the Rec Center mission, vision, values to the entire campus population

         constantly promotes a healthy life style including fitness, nutrition, and stress relieving recreation with a goal of lowering medical costs and reducing sick time for the campus population 

         responsible for developing a strategic vision that meets the needs of all campus populations 

         provides oversight of all recreation sports facilities and grounds

         manages a budget of over $5,000,000

         builds and maintains collaborative relationships the university leaders

         innovates, creates and ensures new state-of-the-art programs for the university community

         assures continuous development of Rec Center staff and student employees

         ensures continuous improvement in the practice and philosophy of recreation and wellness

         creates an atmosphere of safe and open communication, mutual respect, and information sharing

         oversees development and administration of policies and procedures

         initiates alumni, community, and corporate interest in departmental activities and initiatives

         demonstrates a strong commitment to a diverse workforce

         partners with Athletics to capitalize on the synergies between the organizations

         oversees fiscal planning, including funding models and budget development

         Identifies sources for revenue generation and looks for expense savings

Exempt position with compensation dependent on experience

Basic Qualifications

Job requires Bachelor's and 8 years of experience or the equivalent. Prefer a Master degree.

Job Professional and Managerial

Primary Location TN-Nashville-Student Recreation Center

Organization Rec Center Administration 183505