Director, Campus Operations #605407

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 06, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director of Campus Recreation reports to the Associate Vice President for Campus Health & Wellness within the division of Student Affairs and serves as the chief administrator for delivering inclusive programs, services and facilities in support of a premier residential campus experience. The position is responsible for the overall vision, strategic planning, assessment, and operation of a comprehensive recreational experience. Facilities include the campus Recreation Center and indoor climbing wall, Field Complex with Ramada and lighted turf fields, natural grass fields, sand volleyball courts, challenge course and disc golf course. Programs include intramural sports and club sports programs, group exercise, personal training, and instructional programming, outdoor adventure, educational courses and gear co-op program, informal recreation and special events. Campus Recreation is an ally and partner with Health Promotions, Campus Health, Multi-cultural Student Services, Greek and Sorority Life, Residence Life, LEAP program, Employee Assistance Wellness, Academics and Athletics. The Director is responsible for the fiscal functions of the department, to include long-term forecasting for equipment updates, maintenance, and expansion to support recreation and wellbeing of the NAU campus.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree - Recreation, Sports Management, Health Promotions, Physical Education or Business Management or related field, AND,
  • 3-5 years of management experience
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
  • CPR and First Aid certification and an instructors certification preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing a large complex budget
  • Documented success as an innovator and creative problem solver

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.


Commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.