Director of Recreation and Intramural Sports

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Classification:Athletics Facilities, Operations, and Programs 5
Grade:Grade 80
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:VCAS Athletics/Sport Center
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Athletics, Recreation/Event

Position Summary:

The UAA Department of Athletics, located in the Alaska Airlines Center, is a diverse division designed to assist student-athletes in meeting their academic and athletic goals and to provide all UAA students the opportunity for physical development on the Anchorage campus.

Duties:

30Administrative Management Responsible for the development, monitoring, and approval of a departmental budget in the excess of $1,000,000. Direct all budget and fiscal operations, including maintenance of point of sale systems, daily income reports, and deposits. Participate in long-range and strategic planning process. Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate WFSC staff including Director of Intramurals/Club Sports, Recreation Program Supervisors (3-4 positions), Operations Manager, Facility Maintenance, and student employees (40-50 positions). Establish and maintain work schedules, coordinate staff meetings, and establish priority of daily and weekly tasks as well as long-range planning. Delegate duties as appropriate and necessary. Perform other duties as assigned by Associate Directors and/or the Director of Athletics.Essential
35Building Management In general, provide leadership and daily management of the Wells Fargo Sports Complex (i.e., building maintenance, upkeep, repair, and scheduling), personnel, programs (i.e., schedule, plan, develop, and administer all facets), activities, and services. Provide leadership in the growth and development of additional recreational facilities and programs. Develop and update WFSC regulations and procedures as necessary. Ensure proper management of the WFSC pool, gym, ice rink, jogging track, fitness areas, locker rooms, and other common areas to include maintaining in-house health and safety standards. Ensure WFSC pool meets Municipality of Anchorage mandated health, safety, and water quality regulations (document and maintain required records on pool chemistry) that are reviewed at a minimum bimonthly basis. Keep pool staff and student employees prepared to attend to emergencies through mandated monthly training as well as required biannual inspection by a national licensing organization, currently Jeff Ellis & Associates. Maintain required lifeguard licensing. Maintain ice conditioning and resurfacer equipment and keep updated records. Schedule MSW4''s to provide coverage for ice maintenance throughout building operation hours. Operate Zamboni ice resurfacing machine as needed. Maintain gym floor through inspections and yearly resurfacing. Serve as the UAA Building Manager for the WFSC, attending meetings as required. Perform duties of Recreation Program Supervisor when necessary.Essential
35Revenue Management Manage WolfBites concessions stand. Purchase supplies, maintain equipment, and schedule certified student employees. Ensure WolfBites meets Municipality of Anchorage mandated health, safety, and food handling regulations and the required certifications are in place for staff and student workers. Determine facility rental and daily usage pricing in accordance with comparable facilities. Schedule facility usage with UAA student clubs, UAA Athletics, UAA HPER, other UAA departments/programs, and the general public. Maintain schedules, contracts, and billing information for facility rentals through a scheduling program, currently Active Network. Distribute billings and ensure receipt of payment. Maintain recreational sports and intramural information disseminated through websites and social media.Essential

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Department of Athletics, located in the Alaska Airlines Center, is a diverse division designed to assist student-athletes in meeting their academic and athletic goals through the University's intercollegiate athletic program within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) guidelines and to provide all UAA students the opportunity for physical development through the recreational sports program on the Anchorage campus.

The department's mission is to support the educational mission of the University of Alaska Anchorage; to protect and promote the safety, health and well-being of our student-athletes; guide and support our student-athletes in their pursuit of academic and athletic excellence; produce graduates and honorable citizens; and be actively engaged in our University community.

Please visit www.GoSeawolves.com to find out more about UAA Department of Athletics and www.anchorage.net for more about Anchorage, Alaska.

To apply, please complete the application, include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Minimum Starting Biweekly Pay: $2,235.20

Note to Applicant: A background check release of information form must be completed and all results must be satisfactory as a condition of employment.  The University of Alaska Anchorage will not be sponsoring any visas for this position.

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities:

Expert knowledge of intramural and recreational sports programs and management. Advanced knowledge of sports, building maintenance, event management, specialized equipment, and emergency procedures and protocols. Knowledge of the role of University recreation in higher education. Knowledge of risk management and human resources practices. Knowledge of University procurement procedures. General knowledge of applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) rules and regulations. Advanced diplomacy, conflict resolution, interpersonal, customer service, communication, organization, computer, and problem solving skills. Strong marketing, fiscal, project management, and contract administration skills. Ability to participate in strategic planning. Ability to develop and implement policy. Ability to manage and administer recreational facilities. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays. Ability to supervise large staff. Ability to work with the Anchorage organizations, general public and UAA community.

Required Experience:

Three years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Typical Education or Training:

Required:
Bachelor’s degree in physical education, recreation or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
AED, CPR and First Aid certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.
Blood-borne pathogen certification or certification within 30 days of the job start date.
Lifeguard certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.
FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.
Applicant must possess an unrestricted Alaska driver's license (and CDL with endorsements as required) or be able to obtain an unrestricted Alaska driver's license within 60 days of accepting the job. In addition, the applicant must meet UAA's safe driving criteria.

Preferred:
Master's degree.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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