Assistant Director of Recreational Sports - Intramurals

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Athletics, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Director of Recreational Sports - Intramurals Overview
Direct the activities of the departments Intramural Sports and Weekend/Late Night Program offerings. Essential Duties:
1. Market, schedule, and provide oversight of all aspects of the College’s intramural program while advising and directing the Intramural Athletic Board ( IAB ) to ensure that a comprehensive and safe intramural sport schedule is offered to the campus community. Ensure that risk management issues related to intramurals are addressed, including participation waivers, condition of fields and facilities, and quality of officiating.

2. Hire, train, and schedule all intramural supervisors, officials, and scorekeepers. Oversee the day-to-day oversight and development of all intramural employees.

3. Plan, oversee, and implement comprehensive late night/weekend programming options, including weekend intramural leagues. Create positive relations with the Athletic Department and other campus constituencies, while upholding the integrity of PRC as the College’s primary recreation facility. Provide proper fiscal oversight of programming budget and coordinate marketing efforts. Facilitate facility scheduling and logistics related to transportation to off-campus events. Coordinate departmental offerings with divisional programming efforts.

4. Assist the director and associate director with the overall daily operation of the Peterson Recreational Center and the Concannon Fitness Center. Assist with the development and enforcement of policies which govern the facility, as well as assist with maintenance, oversight, and scheduling of Hendricken field. Collaborate with the director on facility issues concerning risk management and access concerns.

5. Schedule regular inventories of both equipment in storage and in circulation, thus keeping accurate records of all intramural athletic equipment. Make recommendations and work closely with the director on appropriate utilization of the budget’s equipment line.

6. Provide oversight of all assessment efforts as they relate to the intramural program and related participation. Track overall program participation, while tracking participation in various categories such as class year, gender, and majority and non-majority students. Communicate regularly with the director concerning participation trends and related marketing efforts. Marginal Duties:
Perform all other duties as may be required. Education and Experience Required
• Bachelor degree from an accredited institution required, Master’s preferred.
• Two to three years’ of professional experience in college recreational sports administration, preferably with a focus in intramurals.
• Experience working with management of a comprehensive recreational facility
• Ability to advise student groups and encourage student leadership to emerge
• Ability to successfully train and motivate student employees and part-time professional staff to perform their duties and feel part of the management team
• Ability to successfully communicate with a variety of constituencies ranging from students to faculty and administrators
• Ability to undertake risk management assessments of intramural and recreational activities and make appropriate recommendations to bring programs into compliance
• Ability to plan, conduct, and evaluate recreational and instructional programs for a variety of participants
• Diverse competency in computer and software applications
• First aid and CPR certified and NJRSA certification valued Physical Demands
• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about Employee Status Full Time Union Status Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnicorigin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on thepart of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents andthose with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS663P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
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  2. Cover Letter
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