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Associate Director – Campus Recreation job – Northeastern University – Boston, MA 

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Associate Director – Campus Recreation Northeastern University 201 reviews – Boston, MA Full-time, Part-time

Under the direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director – Campus Recreation and Club Sports, the Associate Director of Campus Recreation – Facilities and Programs is responsible for assisting with the development and administration of a comprehensive campus recreation program serving the needs of the campus community, and constituents. This position is directly responsible for the oversight of the Club Sports Program, the Intramural Sports Program, the non-credit Instructional Program, the Badger & Rosen Squashbusters facility, as well as other future developing facilities. This individual will supervise full and part-time staff in the program areas of Club Sports, Intramural Sports, Non-Credit Instructionalong with supervising campus recreation facilities staff, event staff, facilities daily operations and risk management. Serves as the primary on-site Northeastern University facility liaison between tenants and constituents for facilities of oversight for this position. Serves as the primary liaison between City Departments and NU Campus Recreation/Club Sports. Qualifications:Required:Bachelor’s degree in recreation management, sports administration, general studies or related field.Minimum of 5-7 years of progressive, and successful experience as a full-time campus recreation professional or within a closely related field. Experience supervising full-time employees. Experience overseeing recreation facilities. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and the ability to adapt to learning in-house systems of management/logistics/ and integrated daily operations of recreation facilities (sole use and shared facilities). Demonstrated strength in ability with the following: communication, negotiation and problem solving skills necessary to successfully manage issues with agencies, vendors, consultants, as well as when resolving conflicts related to direct reports/others. Leadership, oral and written communication skills, as well as supervisory and training skills when working with student employees/leaders/professional employees. Interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Detail oriented and highly organized. Set priorities in order to perform a high volume of detailed work with constant interruptions. Deal with a variety of situations in a fast paced environment when working across an organization’s many functional areas. Communicate with clarity, tact and diplomacy with a variety of people on the phone and in meetings, and when dealing with the public/external constituents. Work independently or within a team focused environment, meeting deadlines and handling/taking ownership of multiple projects simultaneously without negative impact on own demeanor/attitude. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers. Influence others in a positive direction and to resolve conflicts. Passion for planning, implementing and evaluating recreational programs and activities. Knowledge of the following, supported by skills and abilities: current trends in campus recreation related to “student run” facilities grounded in student development theory; relevant equipment, policies, procedures, programs and strategies/best practices associated with administering a comprehensive program of recreational activities in a university setting; meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction through needs assessment; equipment/supplies purchasing; computers and related software; ability and interest in serving as a mentor for students; principles and methods for training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of training effectiveness; principles and processes for performance management grounded in accountability; possess strong integrity; ability to maintain accurate records and files; strong follow through; ability to make sound independent judgments and possess proven critical thinking skills, and ability to work appropriately with high level constituents, vice presidents and dignitaries. Preferred:Master’s degree in recreation management, sports administration, higher education administration or related field. Required to work on occasional weekends covering events throughout a calendar year and some evenings and early mornings. Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations (designees are also available). Ability to spend most days in office setting using a computer and conducting or attending meetings. Experience with EMS software. Experience administering Intramural Sports. Experience administering Club Sports. Experience administering non-credit Instructional Programs. Budget management experience. Experience with Risk Management procedures and establishing protocols. Experience with pedagogy of student development theory. Experience developing student managemen

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