Department:Physical Education and Recreation Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$52,000-$58,000 Compensation Band:OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins July 19, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application. Complete applications include the following materials:
• Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position.
• Current résumé, which includes dates of employment.
• At least three professional references, one of which must be current or most recent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.
• Answer to the following supplemental question: (1) The Division of Student Life is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and, if you were selected as the Assistant Director for Intramural Sports, how will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity amongst the students with whom you will be working?
Questions regarding the application procedure can be sent to: Patty Smith Executive Assistant Department of Physical Education and Recreation firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Summary The Department of Physical Education and Recreation (PE & Rec) enhances the lives of UO students, faculty and staff by providing physical activity programs and services that promote health, fitness, active recreation and participation in sports. Our Core Purpose: Physical Education and Recreation educates, engages and inspires the campus community to live Active, Balanced Lives. Our Vision: Being active and seeking balance is a way of life. Our Core Values: In addition to the values set forth in our vision and core purpose, we value and are committed to: Compassion – We act with empathy, respect, kindness and understanding. Cooperation – We acknowledge, encourage and support each other within the department, across the division and community. Development – We challenge and support ourselves and others to learn, grow, and improve personally and professionally. Equity and Inclusion – We commit to creating a safe and welcoming environment where everyone belongs. Excellence – Our energy, expertise and investment is evident in the exceptional quality of our services, programs and facilities. Fun – We infuse playfulness and positive energy into what we do. Integrity – We are accountable, responsible, transparent and honest. We strive to do the right thing. Stewardship – We expect ourselves and others to act responsibly with the human experience and all resources.
The Department is comprised of four primary areas, each headed by an Associate Director: 1. Recreation Programs (intramural sports, fitness, aquatics, rock wall, informal recreation, special programs & youth sports camps) 2. Physical Education (academic course curriculum) 3. Facilities and Operations 4. Business Operations (assessment, development, marketing and business services)
The University of Oregon is one of the only large universities in the nation that administers a credit granting Physical Education curriculum within the administrative structure of campus recreation. Approximately 4,500 UO students take courses each term choosing from over 140 options. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation therefore provides a unique diversity of employment including both academic (activity course) teaching and recreation leadership opportunities.
Position Summary The Assistant Director of Intramural Sports is a full-time position that provides leadership for a diverse, dynamic and comprehensive intramural sports program, which includes: individual/dual activities, team sports and special events, as well as assist in the operations and oversight of Youth Camps.
The Assistant Director is responsible for the administration and management of the Intramural Sports (IM) Program which includes budget oversight; planning, coordinating and scheduling intramural sports leagues, tournaments and special events and analyzing statistical data on participation and assessment. This position will oversee maintenance of recreational field spaces and inventory of equipment used in intramural sports and youth camps; and incorporate current and future technology practices into the IM Program. This position will manage all intramural participant conduct and eligibility issues in collaboration with the Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps.
This position will oversee department events, including but not limited to, Rec Nights & Duck N2 the Rec.
The Assistant Director supervises a graduate employee who oversees the Intramural Sports Athletic Training program; and the Coordinator of Intramurals and Youth Camps. This position will also hire, train, schedule, and supervise IM leads, IM supervisors, and camp counselors.
This position reports to the Department of Physical Education & Recreation Associate Director for Programs.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education or related field. • Two years experience directing an intramural sports program, which includes: individual/dual activities, team sports and special events. • CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain in a timely manner.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment. • Proficient with computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, IM Leagues, e-mail, database tracking, and computer maintenance management system). • Excellent customer service skills. • Strong written and oral communication skills. • Ability to work effectively as part of a team with strong organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field. • Evidence of leadership experience and/or a commitment to student learning and development. • A comprehensive understanding of university Intramural Sports programs, operations and services. • Supervisory experience. • Knowledge and experience in coordinating and delivering Unified Sports programs. • Demonstrated experience working with a youth camp or youth sports program. • Fiscal oversight experience. • Risk management experience.
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