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Assistant Director of Intramural Sports

Apply now Department: 3670009250 Recreational Services Peters
Job no: 513321
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Recreational Services, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 09A

General Description of Position:

The Assistant Director of Intramural Sports will lead and manage the administration and operation of the Intramural sports program, consisting of men's, women's, co-rec, and faculty/staff intramural programs.  The Assistant Director will be responsible for the overall programming, scheduling, planning, risk management, personnel management, facility management, fiscal management, assessment and marketing/promotions of the Intramural Sports Program.

Information about the Department:

Recreational Services’ mission is to develop, promote and manage the administration of recreational and fitness facilities, services and programs for the campus community at Kansas State University. Active and healthy lifestyles enhance opportunities for continuance of personal and professional maintenance and growth. These lifestyles are positively affected by the quality and quantity of the services, programs and facilities we provide. Recreational Services promotes student development and provides leadership opportunities in a diverse setting for its participants and employees.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community which can be found at https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

Job Description:

SPECIFIC DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

Leadership

  • Develop and execute strategic plans and vision for Intramural Sports program
  • Produce reports and statistical compilations of program activities
  • Manage operating budget of the Intramural Sports program

Intramural Sports

  • Schedule and direct programming for individual, meet and team sports
  • Train, develop, and evaluate officials
  • Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate intramural supervisors
  • Update sport specific rule books
  • Enter intramural results and management of team rosters through the use of IM Leagues software
  • Handle student and team conflict issues
  • Maintain and inventory equipment
  • Maintain point system
  • Work with IM Leagues software system in the operation and betterment of program
  • Manage payroll for intramural officials and supervisors
  • Maintain records with regards to participation numbers, results, risk management information, payroll information, and year-end statistical reviews.
  • Serve as advisor to intramural rules and protest committee  

Extramural Sports

  • Manage departmental involvement in extramural activities, including team and student official participation
  • Represent the department and university at extramural tournaments and events

Student Development

  • Assist in the development and management of the department wide student employee leadership and development program, departmental internships, and special events to enable and further the professional experiences of our student staff.

General

  • Coordinate field, facility, and equipment preparation and maintenance
  • Coordinate marketing and promotions for the Intramural Sports program in cooperation with department marketing staff
  • Develop and continue to improve and maintain customer service practices within the program

Development & Customer Services: 

  • Will embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives. 
  • Will advance an advocate for holistic well-being and lifelong movement on an active healthy campus. 
  • This person will cultivate a culture of innovation and dedication to effective student development outcomes.

ADDITIONAL:

  • Will attend and make reports to the Recreational Services Council.
  • Will assist in the staff education and preparation in CPR, AED, and First Aid training.
    • Training will include ensuring all staff meets the requirements for BBP, Adult/Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED.
    • Will be responsible for all aspects of risk management.
  • Will serve the University and Department via committees including the Recreational Services Council and others as needed.
  • All areas will include some evening and weekend supervision and responsibilities.
  • Will collaborate with other Assistant Directors/Coordinators on the development, implementation, and assessment of all student development initiatives.
  • Will have no outside duties or jobs that directly interfere with these responsibilities.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
  • Will serve as advisor to the Intramural Rules and Protest Committee.

Required Education, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. 
  • 3 to 5 years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Preferred Education & Experience:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Recreation, Recreational Administration, Physical Education, Sports Administration or a Related Field

Experience:

  • Two or more years of supervisory experience in recreational sports programming with major emphasis in facility and personnel management.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills to hire, train, motivate, supervise and evaluate employees as demonstrated through past supervision of staff.
  • Ability and knowledge to positively manage participant-program conflicts, risk management and emergency response.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours.
  • Current certifications with American Red Cross.
  • AED/CPR/First Aid Instructor Level certification.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applicants will begin July 15, 2022 and continues until filled

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$45,642 to $55,000 plus benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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