Centers Assistant Director - Recreation Programs in St. Louis, Missouri
CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, CENTERS remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. CENTERS is currently operating university campus recreation centers at ten site locations within the United States.
Oversee creation and administration of intramural sports program
Coordinate and manage summer and holiday camp programming
Oversee management of climbing wall operations
Responsible for the management and inventory of all sport and camp supplies
Responsible for all policies and procedures for designated areas of responsibility
Plan, schedule and assign staff for all areas of responsibility
Evaluate performance and program effectiveness
Demonstrate and teach conflict and risk management skills to entire student and part time staff
Assist in managing all spaces related to programming as it relates to risk management and policy development
Recruit, train and evaluate intramural, camp, and climbing wall staffs
Provide managerial and leadership experiences in various aspects of intramural, camp, and climbing programming
Administer employee and participant related disciplinary action
Responsible for the operating, preparation, forecasting and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to areas of responsibility
Responsible for ensuring programs are in line with current industry trends
Manage budget, strategic planning, and assessment as it pertains to the program area
Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports, financial and participation reports and equipment inventory reports
Monitor operating budgets for areas of responsibility
Manage payroll for areas of responsibility
Prepare financial, participant, and equipment inventory reports as needed
Assist with long-term planning and forecast equipment replacement
Attend office, staff and department meetings as scheduled.
Actively participate in professional development programs
Other duties as assigned
At least three (3) years of related experience; advance degree preferred
Demonstrated experience developing/managing comprehensive youth and sport programming
Demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities
Demonstrated experience and abilities to work as part of a professional team that collaborates effectively with colleagues
Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm
Analytical skills to: identify problems; assess alternatives; and render consistent, logical decisions
Ability to write concise, logical reports
Knowledge of standard practices in recreational sports
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong computer skills
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyles
Organized, detailed, creative, assertive, adaptable, entrepreneurial spirit
Ability to work both independently as well as with a team
Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in recruitment and staff development.
Basic accounting knowledge; capability of understanding budgets.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Adaptability, analytical & critical thinking, initiative & motivation, planning & project management, decision making & judgment, business acumen, customer service, teamwork, diversity awareness, interpersonal relationships, communication, integrity, leadership, long-term focus, organizational learning & change management.
Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.
Office environment/fitness center environment
Moderate to loud noise
Local, regional and national travel as required
Evening or weekend work as required
Sitting at desk or table for at least 50% of the work day
Standing or walking for at least 50% of the work day
Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)
Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing)
Hearing and talking
Extended periods of reading fine print
External Company Name: Centers
External Company URL: http://www.centersusa.com/
Street: 1 University Blvd.